More bands to be announced for Hatfield music festival this week

Slam Dunk Festival at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield [Picture: marianneharris.co.uk]

Slam Dunk Festival at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield [Picture: marianneharris.co.uk]

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More bands are due to be confirmed this week for a major music festival taking place in Hatfield in May.

Slam Dunk Festival 2015Slam Dunk Festival 2015

The annual Slam Dunk Festival returns to the University of Hertfordshire on Sunday, May 24.

Slam Dunk South at The Forum Hertfordshire follows the opening North leg of the pop-punk, ska, metalcore and rock event in Leeds the day before, with the tour finishing in the Midlands at Wolverhampton on Bank Holiday Monday, May 25.

Having already announced arena-filling Surrey rockers You Me At Six as main stage headliners, promoters of the festival are set to reveal more of the 2015 line-up on Wednesday.

A status update on the official Slam Dunk Facebook page read: “Anyone fancy another band announcement??.... NEXT WEEK!... WEDNESDAY 25TH FEBRUARY”

Slam Dunk 2015 line-upSlam Dunk 2015 line-up

As well as You Me At Six, the festival’s first announcement also included former Hatfield Slam Dunk headliners Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Lower Than Atlantis, pop-punk kings The Wonder Years and Watford hardcore punk heroes Gallows.

The Slam Dunk 2015 line-up so far is:

* YOU ME AT SIX (main stage headliners)

You Me At Six will headline the main stage at Slam Dunk 2015 at the University of Hertfordshire in HatfieldYou Me At Six will headline the main stage at Slam Dunk 2015 at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield

* TAKING BACK SUNDAY

* LOWER THAN ATLANTIS

* THE WONDER YEARS

* NECK DEEP

Slam Dunk Festival dates and venues

* Slam Dunk North:

Saturday, May 23: Leeds City Centre – Millennium Square, surrounding on-street stages, O2 Academy and Leeds Beckett Uni.

* Slam Dunk South:

Sunday, May 24: Hatfield – The Forum Hertfordshire, University of Hertfordshire.

* Slam Dunk Midlands:

Bank Holiday Monday, May 25: Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall, Civic Hall and surrounding area/Wolves city centre.

* BAYSIDE

* KNUCKLE PUCK

* FIREWORKS

* REEL BIG FISH

* MILLENCOLIN

* GOLDFINGER

* CROSSFAITH

* GALLOWS

* H2O

* COMEBACK KID

* BANE

Tickets for Slam Dunk 2015 are priced £39, or £44 with infamous after party entrance included.

* For ticket outlets visit www.slamdunkmusic.com

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