NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival launch local unsigned bands contest for 2013!

This year, Slam Dunk Festival will be running a competition for six unsigned bands to perform at their local leg of this year’s event, being either North, South, Midlands, Scotland, Ireland or Wales depending on the band’s location. The festival made this official statement about the contest and how to enter:

“Are you in a band? Do you fancy playing at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival? Well now is your opportunity! This year we are running a competition for 6 bands to play their local leg of SDF, and entering couldn’t be easier. Get your fans to vote for you by emailing, with your band name as the first word in the subject and a link to your Facebook page in the body. No other info is required, and it is strictly one vote per email address. You will be automatically entered to play the show most local to you based on your location (between North, South, Midlands, Scotland, Ireland and Wales). Email voting will run from today (Wed 13th Mar) until Friday 5th April. A judging panel will then pick 5 bands for each date to form a shortlist. This shortlist will be published on Wed 17th April, and ultimately your fans will decide who wins a slot on each date by voting from the shortlist on Slam Dunk’s Facebook page. Good luck!”

All dates of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival are outlined below:

MAY 24 – GLASGOW, O2 ABC (Slam Dunk Scotland)
MAY 25 – LEEDS, University (Slam Dunk North)
MAY 26 – HATFIELD, The Forum (Slam Dunk South)
MAY 27 – WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic (Slam Dunk Midlands)
MAY 28 – CARDIFF, University (Slam Dunk Wales)
MAY 29 – DUBLIN, The Academy (Slam Dunk Ireland)