Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up latest announcement: Eight more bands added to bill

PUBLISHED: 09:42 20 January 2016 | UPDATED: 11:44 22 January 2016

The latest Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up

The latest Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up


Slam Dunk Festival organisers have announced another eight bands for the 2016 line-up.

Mallory Knox have been added to the Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-upMallory Knox have been added to the Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up

The 10th anniversary of the award-winning pop-punk, ska punk, metalcore and rock festival has just got bigger, with eight new bands confirmed in the second announcement and some huge exclusives.

Mallory Knox, The Story So Far, Set Your Goals, The Starting Line, Zebrahead, Capdown, We Came As Romans and Miss May I have all been added to the festival line-up set for Leeds, Birmingham and Hatfield over the late May Bank Holiday weekend.

These bands will join already confirmed main stage headliners Panic! At The Disco and the likes of New Found Glory and Of Mice & Men at the touring festival.

Promoter Ben Ray said: “This announcement again really feels like it represents the anniversary of the festival. Capdown who played the very first event, Set Your Goals reforming to play, The Starting Line with a very rare UK appearance, and Zebrahead who have so much fun they want to play every year.

“There’s also still so many bands to be announced, it’s going to be a great year.”

The festival tour will kick off with Slam Dunk North in Leeds on Saturday, May 28.

The Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up posterThe Slam Dunk Festival 2016 line-up poster

The bands move to Birmingham’s NEC, a new venue this year, for Slam Dunk Midlands on Sunday, May 29.

Slam Dunk South will then take place at The Forum Hertfordshire, on the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane Campus in Hatfield, on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30.

Tickets for SDF16 are on sale now priced at £42 or £47 including afterparty.


Saturday, May 28, 2016: Slam Dunk Festival North – Leeds City Centre

Sunday, May 29, 2016: Slam Dunk Festival Midlands – Birmingham, NEC

Bank Holiday Monday, May 30, 2016: Slam Dunk Festival South – Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire

The festival is for ages 14 plus (festival only) or 18 plus for the afterparty tickets.

For the first time, due to popular demand, there is also a limited edition Mega Ticket on sale for £150.

This ticket includes admittance to all three events and includes afterparties, wristband exchange queue jumps and a limited edition T-shirt.

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