Slam Dunk Festival 2016 first line-up announcement

PUBLISHED: 16:30 24 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:09 25 November 2015

You Me At Six headlining Slam Dunk Festival South 2015 in Hatfield

You Me At Six headlining Slam Dunk Festival South 2015 in Hatfield


Organisers will make the first Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up announcement tomorrow (Wednesday).

The touring pop punk, ska and metalcore festival is due to return to Hatfield next year.

Slam Dunk South has taken place at The Forum Hertfordshire, on the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane campus, since May 2010.

In recent years there have also been Slam Dunk shows over the same weekend in Leeds and Wolverhampton – Slam Dunk North and Slam Dunk Midlands.

The late May Spring Bank Holiday falls over the weekend of Saturday, May 28 to Monday, May 30 next year.

Slam Dunk Festival headliners

2006: Fall Out Boy

2007: Reel Big Fish / Paramore

2008: Boys Like Girls / Cute is What We Aim For

2009: You Me At Six

2010: New Found Glory

2011: Less Than Jake / Reel Big Fish

2012: Taking Back Sunday

2013: All Time Low

2014: The All-American Rejects

2015: You Me At Six

2016: Panic! At The Disco

2017: Enter Shikari

Organisers tweeted today (Tuesday) from the festival’s official Twitter account @SlamDunkMusic : “First #SDF16 lineup announcement, tomorrow.”

The 2016 festival will celebrate the award-winning festival’s 10th anniversary.

Traditionally held over the second Bank Holiday weekend in May, this year’s 2015 festival was headlined by You Me At Six.

The likes of Paramore and Fall Out Boy have previously headlined the main stage at Slam Dunk.

Other former SDF headliners include New Found Glory, All Time Low, and The All-American Rejects.

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