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.

Taking Back Sunday

Responsible for powering an entire cult movement with pioneering songwriting and unfaltering live performances, Jimmy Eat World’s beloved works ‘Bleed American’, ‘Futures’,  all the way to the most recent, ‘Integrity Blues’ are nothing short of expert masterpieces.

Their riotous debut appearance will no doubt be full of euphoria and nostalgia at Slam Dunk Festival. Joining the Arizona heavyweights, are the New Jersey kings of heartbreak, Taking Back Sunday.

Floridian icons Sleeping With Sirens are set to return to UK shores with a remarkably coveted performance which is set to win the hearts of many next summer. Renowned for their exhilarating live show, Four Year Strong bring their extensively energetic back catalogue to the festival with acclaimed hit singles.

Joining Four Year Strong in a journey from stateside straight to Slam Dunk Festival will be State Champs. Returning to the festival after their debut appearance in 2014. Trash Boat are also set to deliver a show stopping performance, as they return to the Slam Dunk Festival stage.

Slam Dunk Festival South will now take place at Hatfield Park, having outgrown its former home, the University of Hatfield.

Slam Dunk Festival will begin in it’s spiritual home of Leeds, Millennium Square, before travelling to the new location of Hatfield Park, and finishing at the beloved Birmingham NEC.

Cost £49 or £55 including the infamous afterparty. All subject to booking fees.