Festival Guide: Slam Dunk

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Slam Dunk Festival is back in 2018 and promises to be a truly excellent weekend! We went to last year’s and had an absolute blast. Check out our highlights below. Bringing together the best in punk, pop-punk, emo, ska and everything in between over May bank holiday weekend, here’s what you need to know about Slam Dunk 2018… 


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What’s Slam Dunk then? 

Slam Dunk is a three-day multi-stage festival that showcases some of the world’s best up-and-coming and more established alternative artists. The festival takes place over the bank holiday weekend in Leeds, Birmingham and Hatfield. Since launching in 2006 as a one stage one day festival, Slam Dunk has grown exponentially to become a fixture in the rock music calendar. 

Where’s it happening? 

Saturday 26 May – Various Venues, Leeds 
Sunday 27 May – Hatfield Park
Monday 28 May – LG Arena at the NEC, Birmingham 

Who’s playing? 

Headlining the festival in 2018 are emo legends Jimmy Eat World 

Also announced are… 

Taking Back Sunday 

Sleeping With Sirens 


Four Year Strong  

State Champs, Trash Boat and more to be announced in the coming months!  

I want in! Slam Dunk sounds brilliant and I want a ticket. 

Tickets go on general sale 9am Friday 17 November. Head to www.ticketweb.co.uk/slamdunk to secure yours.  


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