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Slam Dunk festival takes place over three days, in three different cities. Alternative indie rock music dominates Hatfield, Leeds and Birmingham. 

If MySpace were a music festival, it would be Slam Dunk Festival. 

Unleash your inner EMO. 

Slam Dunk Festival is an annual event, now held over three days on the May Bank Holiday weekend. All three dates of the festival are 14+ and will take place in:

– The NEC Birmingham on Saturday 27th May,
– Leeds City Centre on Saturday 28th May,
– The University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield) on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May.

Slam Dunk 2018 :: LINE UP :: Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday…

Slam Dunk Festival 2018 has announced the first six bands that will take to the stage for 2018. The festival is set to return as Jimmy Eat World take to the stage in their debut Slam Dunk Festival appearance. Tickets on sale Friday 17th Nov at 9am.

They will be joined by emo leaders Taking Back Sunday, party-starters Four Year Strong, post-hardcore heroes Sleeping With Sirens, pop-punk’s hottest property State Champs and fast-rising mob Trash Boa. All six acts are UK festival exclusives for Slam Dunk.

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Taking Back Sunday

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Slam Dunk 2017 :: LINE UP :: Beartooth, Tonight Alive, Against Me!…

Slam Dunk Festival have announced huge line-up additions in the form of Beartooth, Tonight Alive, Against Me!, The Bronx, Goldfinger, Mad Caddies, The Movielife, Trophy Eyes and Like Pacific for the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Previously announced acts for Slam Dunk Festival 2017 are Enter Shikari, Don Broco, Bowling For Soup, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Cute Is What We Aim For and We The Kings. Tickets on sale now. 

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Slam Dunk Festival 2017 :: Enter Shikari

After celebrating their 10th anniversary, Slam Dunk Festival returns in 2017, headlined by Enter Shikari. Tickets on sale here.

Enter Shikari’s unique blend of blistering rock, high-intensity electronics and impassioned rallying anthems have marked them out as one of the most important bands of the last decade.

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