NEWS: First wave of bands confirmed for Slam Dunk Festival 2018!

Returning for what they plan to be an even bigger and better year next May, the organisers at Slam Dunk Festival have just confirmed the first wave of bands playing the festival in 2018, which include a headline slot from Jimmy Eat World, along with Taking Back Sunday, Sleeping With Sirens, and State Champs to name just a handful. 

This year’s Slam Dunk Festival weekender was a huge success, seeing Enter Shikari headline as part of the tenth anniversary of their debut album, ‘Take To The Skies’.

You can find the full line-up for the festival confirmed thus far detailed below.

Four Year Strong
Jimmy Eat World
Sleeping With Sirens
State Champs
Taking Back Sunday
Trash Boat

The event takes place on Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May, and will once again be held one day after the other in Leeds, Hatfield, and Birmingham.

MAY 26 – LEEDS, City Centre (Slam Dunk North)
MAY 27 – HATFIELD, Hatfield Park (Slam Dunk South)
MAY 28 – BIRMINGHAM, NEC (Slam Dunk Midlands)

Tickets for next year’s Slam Dunk Festival go on sale from 9:00AM on Friday (November 17th 2017), priced at £49 (plus booking fee) for the festival, or £55 (plus booking fee) to include after party access. After party tickets cannot be purchased separately.

Mega Tickets are also available, priced at £170 (plus booking fee) each, which will allow access to all three dates of the festival, plus access to the after party of each date, wristband exchange queue jump, and an exclusive t-shirt.

Also, for the first time in 2018, there’s an option to purchase a Tour Ticket, priced at £395 each. This will include everything that’s included with the Mega Tickets, along with arranged hotel accommodation in Leeds, Hatfield, and Birmingham, and transport from the North (Leeds) to South (Hatfield) events on the Sunday (May 26th) morning, and transport from the South (Hatfield) to Midlands (Birmingham) event on the Monday (May 27th) morning.

All ticket options can be purchased once they become available from Slam Dunk Festival‘s official website (here).