The Buffalo Chip is reliving the past as The Synthetics take the stage this year! Get ready to be blasted with the energetic synthetic vibes of The Synthetics during the Best Party Anywhere. The Synthetics will recreate and revive the sound, look and feel of the New Wave movement of the 1980s at the Buffalo Chip, so squeeze into a pair of acid washed jeans, braid that rat tail, Hairspray those bangs and get ready to go back in time for some fun!
Greg “Spike” Brandriet on synths, guitar and vocals, Todd Christensen on drums and vocals, Chris Roman on bass and synths, and Rob Wechsler on guitar, synths and vocals make up The Synthetics. Angela and Michelle join the band on stage for female vocals, covering Cyndi Lauper, Blondie and The Eurythmics.
The Synthetics will blast their hits from the Kinison and CrossRoads stages with 80’s hits by Duran Duran, The Cars, Talking Heads, INXS, Flock of Seagulls, Billy Idol and R.E.M., along with many one-hit-wonders like Gary Numan, Soft Cell and Simple Minds.
“Chip party animals beware,” says Daymon Woodruff of the Buffalo Chip. “Cause you’re about to get a “dance yourself right off the dance floor” overdose and a brain full of unbelievable 80’s style synth jams with the Synthetics!
The Synthetics’ 80’s style does not stop with their music., Band members deck themselves out in 80’s garb, from the skinny ties to checkered shoes for an animated fun show .
Transport yourself back to the 80’s dance style for a night to remember with the Synthetics at the Legendary Buffalo Chip. It’s the Best Party Anywhere! The Synthetics will rock the campground’s Kinison stage on Monday, Aug. 6 from 12 to 1:45 a.m., Friday, Aug. 10 from 12 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. and Saturday, Aug. 11 from 12 to 1:45 a.m. at the CrossRoads with the Synthetics.