Slam Dunk Festival’s first line-up announcement of 2017 to be made live on BBC Radio 1

PUBLISHED: 16:34 03 January 2017 | UPDATED: 16:41 03 January 2017

Slam Dunk Festival 2017

Slam Dunk Festival 2017


The first Slam Dunk Festival line-up announcement of 2017 will be made live on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.

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The pop punk, ska punk, metal and alternative rock festival returns to Hatfield on Bank Holiday Monday, May 29.

St Albans band Enter Shikari will headline Slam Dunk 2017, with the likes of Don Broco, Bowling for Soup, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, We the Kings and Cute Is What We Aim For also confirmed so far.

More names will be added to the bill on Sunday night during Daniel P Carter’s Radio 1 Rock Show.

An update on Slam Dunk’s Facebook page today (Tuesday) said: “So here’s the news that you have all been waiting for!

“We are pleased to say that the next artist announcement will be made by Dan P.Carter, live on BBC Radio 1 this Sunday on the Radio 1 Rock Show!

“Tickets on sale now at #SDF17”

The BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P Carter starts at 7pm on Sunday.

Before the music festival reaches Hatfield, Slam Dunk Midlands will take place at the NEC Birmingham on Saturday, May 27.

The bands then head to Yorkshire for the North leg in Leeds city centre on Sunday, May 28.

Slam Dunk South – the touring festival’s third and final show – will take place at The Forum Hertfordshire and the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane Campus on the Bank Holiday Monday.

Enter Shikari’s main stage headline slot will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of debut album Take to the Skies.

• For more Slam Dunk news, visit our Slam Dunk Festival site.

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