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Synergy Live 2012 with The Prodigy

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By Benita Enoch

Johannesburg - Kicking of summer in style is a festival many of us have all been waiting for. Synergy Live 2012 is back with a killer line up that will once again make it an unforgettable one with The Prodigy headlining this much anticipated festival. Riversands Farm, in Fourways Johannesburg on Saturday, 1 December is the place to be, according to Big Concerts.

With 25 million records sold, a string of number 1 hits and a musical career spanning over 20 years you can safely bet that when The Prodigy bring it, they bring it hard! Constantly evolving, distorting, and contorting the way we understand music, The Prodigy still has the kind of presence that wowed fans back in 1990.

The group recently headlined the 2012 Download Festival in the UK, playing to rip roaring success and being dubbed “The Greatest Dance Act of all Time” by overwhelming public vote in MixMag magazine.

The Prodigy stormed the world's festivals from inception, headlining stages usually reserved for the rock establishment and floated gracefully over reviews where other press-friendly artists feared to tread and where dance artists were previously uninvited.

Hits like ‘Firestarter’, ‘Breathe’ and ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ dominated the airwaves and firmly cemented that The Prodigy was a force to be reckoned with. The Prodigy returned to their “old school but cutting edge roots’ on their 2009 album Invaders Must Die, the album charted at number one in the UK and Australia blowing away all their previous albums. Hits like Omen, Warriors Dance and Take Me to the Hospital enjoyed rotation on 5FM spawning a whole new generation of The Prodigy fans.

With the much awaited sixth album ‘How To Steal A Jet Fighter’ anticipated for release in 2013, The Prodigy has delivered time and time again, with SA fans eagerly awaiting the band’s captivating return performance on home soil.

SA’s own The Narrow headlines the SA contingent on Synergy Live 2012 with the rest of the main stage lineup including the likes Zebra & Giraffe, Desmond and the Tutus, Lark (Electro), Wrestlerish, Gangs of Ballet, Bittereinder, Man as Machine and Newtown Knife Gang with the Red Bull Studio Live stage featuring Dr Khumalo, Minx, King Rat, Phizist VS Kid Robot, Twelv & Thesis, Tommy Gun, Double Adapter, Reepa and Rudeone.

Synergy 2012 Details

Date; Saturday, 1 December 2012

Venue: Riversands Farm. William Nicol . Fourways (GPS Coordinates: Latitude:25º57'38.58?S` Longitude: 28º1'32.78?E)

Ticket Details: R 380 - General admission Online at Webtickets; R 450 - General admission on the door; R 600 - VIP Tickets Online at Webtickets

Tickets available from www.webtickets.co.za

*Check out www.synergylive.co.za or www.facebook.com/synergylive for bands, info and schedules - IOL

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