The Prodigy send heatwave update ahead of Newcastle and Manchester shows

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The Prodigy have advised concert-goers attending shows in Newcastle and Manchester

Iconic dancefloor shakers The Prodigy have sent a message to fans attending their Newcastle and Manchester concerts in the UK’s extreme heatwave.

The electro-punk stars are currently touring the UK to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic album The Fat Of The Land and as a tribute to late frontman Keith Flint.

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Flint tragically died by suicide in his Essex home in 2019 and is being honoured by the remaining The Prodigy members on the road.

The group will play Newcastle’s O2 City Hall on Monday, July 18 and then Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse on Tuesday, July 19 as the dates keep coming thick and fast.

Those two shows coincide with a national heatwave being seen across the UK as the Met Office warns ‘danger to life’ ahead of blazing temperatures in Newcastle">Met Office warn of major disruption and a risk to life.

Temperatures across the country could reach above 40 degrees with heat in the North East eclipsing 30 degrees.

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Maxim Reality of The Prodigy performing in 2015 (Image: Getty Images)Maxim Reality of The Prodigy performing in 2015 (Image: Getty Images)
Maxim Reality of The Prodigy performing in 2015 (Image: Getty Images) | Getty Images

Wanting to reassure fans about attending shows in the heat, The Prodigy shared a statement on social media.

It read: “Warriors in Newcastle tomorrow & Manchester on Tuesday. As we go through this crazy heatwave it is important that you take care of yourselves & each other at the shows.

“Stay hydrated, keep in the shade during the day & keep topped up with free water at the bar at the show.”

Three nights at London’s O2 Academy Brixton will follow the Newcastle and Manchester shows, although temperatures should have dropped by the time the group hit the capital.

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According to Ticketmaster, there’s low ticket availability for the Newcastle and the first two of the three Brixton dates, with limited availability for the Manchester gig and final Brixton date.

Ticket prices range from £51.90 to £67.65.

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