The Prodigy to play Spirit of Burgas festival

British big-beat legends The Prodigy head up the first line up announcement for the third edition of Spirit of Burgas festival in Bulgaria this summer.

The group, who transcended the electronic and alternative genres in the 90’s with hits that include ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ and the renowned floor filler ‘Firestarter’, are also set to perform at this year’s Bestival and V Festival.

Other acts confirmed today include DJ Kofi and Roland aka the Gorillaz Sound System, who will be performing a 90 minute audio/visual Gorrilaz spectacular, System Of A Down singer Serj Tankian and Liverpudlian techno rockers Apollo 440.

Experimental hip-hop star DJ Shadow and drum ‘n’ bass DJ Andy C complete the names announced today (Tuesday).

Tickets for Spirit of Burgas festival are available now priced €70 for a full weekend ticket with camping, while a one day pass will cost €50.  Ticket prices are set to increase from 14 May.

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Spirit of Burgas is one of Europe’s most exciting festival prospects having been nominated for both the ‘Best European Festival’ and ‘Best Overseas Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards in the past three years

It was also shortlisted for ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’ at this year’s inaugural European Festival award in January.  

The venue, situated on the shore of the Black Sea, offers sun, sea and sand with seven stages and over one hundred acts set to play.

Spirit of Burgas 2010 will take place on Central Beach in Burgas, Bulgaria, from 13-15 August.