Slam Dunk Festival 2017 first line-up announcement date confirmed

PUBLISHED: 22:49 06 November 2016 | UPDATED: 09:29 09 November 2016

Slam Dunk Festival South 2016 in Hatfield [Picture: Alan Davies]

Slam Dunk Festival South 2016 in Hatfield [Picture: Alan Davies]


The first Slam Dunk Festival 2017 line-up announcement will be made this week.

Organisers of the touring pop punk, ska punk, metalcore and rock festival will confirm the 2017 headliner on Wednesday, November 9.

The festival’s official Twitter account @SlamDunkMusic tweeted: “We announce the #SDF17 headliner on Wed 09 Nov”

This year’s Slam Dunk Festival visited Leeds, new venue Birmingham and Hatfield over the late May Bank Holiday weekend.

Panic! At The Disco headlined the main stage this year.

Of Mice & Men, New Found Glory, Mallory Knox, Cancer Bats, Young Guns, Every Time I Die and a DJ set from St Albans’ Shikari Sound System – the electronic alter-ego of Enter Shikari – were also on the 2016 bill.

Slam Dunk South 2016 took place at the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane Campus and The Forum complex.

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

Slam Dunk North took over Leeds City Centre.

Slam Dunk Midlands moved from Wolverhampton to the NEC Birmingham this year.

You Me At Six topped the bill at the 2015 Slam Dunk extravaganza.

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