The quintessential one-day urban festival Slam Dunk 2019 boasts some big changes, grab yourselves a few minutes, we’re here to give you
Slam Dunk North takes place on Saturday 25 May at Temple Newsham Park, Leeds. This year see’s a big change for Slam Dunk North, having been in Leeds city centre the past thirteen years. Well, it’s on the move. Temple Newsham Park, is within the city limits, Slam Dunk will run a shuttle bus from Leeds City Centre to the festival site for as little of £3, there will be parking at the site. regular buses running to and from the site as well as options from The Big Green Coach company.
Slam Dunk South takes place on Sunday 26 May at Hatfield Park, Hatfield. The Slam Dunk site is a short walk from Hatfield train station, there will be parking at the site and The Big Green Coach company will also cover travel form over a dozen towns and cities.
Right, let’s look at some of the bands starting with some of the stage headliners. We have the amazing Bullet For My Valentine. The Welsh melodic metal heavyweights, whose sixth album Gravity was released last year, have a great back catalogue to entertain us with. There’s New Found Glory who’ll deliver a healthy dose of pop punk and Bad Religion with their sharp lyrics and melodic sentiments.
The Slam Dunk line up just gets better the more you look at it. The incredible Canadian hardcore punks Cancer Bats, a chance to revisit the late nineties early noughties via Kansas City emo indie rockers Hello Goodbye as well as, here’s one we are really excited for, Illinois emo punks Real Friends.
You can get yourself Slam Dunk ready as this year the Slam Dunk Festival app is back! The allows through which you to not only listen to artists playing this year’s Slam Dunk there are also lots of information on the new Slam Dunk locations. You can pick up the app from the App Store or Google Play, by searching