SLAM DUNK are excited to announce events in Scotland, Wales and Ireland in addition to the already extended 3 day festival. They will feature select bands from the main Slam Dunk Festival who will play across two stages and will all be headlined by pop punk headliners Four Year Strong and will include a stellar pop punk lineup of The Wonder Years, Man Overboard and Fireworks.
In Scotland and Wales they will be joined by San Diego rockers Pierce The Veil which will be part of their UK headline tour which is nearly all but sold out. Also playing will be The Early November, Memphis May Fire, Woe Is Me & Hands Like Houses.
Over in Ireland, they will be joined by Bury Tomorrow, Yashin plus the cream of Irish talent, Jody Has A Hitlist, Wounds & Red Enemy
Speaking exclusively to Rock Sound magazine, Pierce The Veil frontman Vic Fuentes said “I love the whole festival experience and head heard so many cool things about Slam Dunk”.
Dan O’Connor of Four Year Strong adds “ (Slam Dunk) was one of the craziest shows we’ve ever done, so I’m super stoked to come back and try to replicate that insanity”.
For more info pick up this month’s Rock Sound magazine, out now
Friday 24th May, Slam Dunk Scotland, O2 ABC Glasgow (Four Year Strong, Pierce The Veil, Memphis May Fire, The Early November, The Wonder Years, Man Overboard, Woe is Me & Hands Like Houses)
Tickets: £15 available from www.gigsinscotland.com, 08444 999 990 – Aftershow info to be announced soon
Tuesday 28th May, Slam Dunk Wales, Cardiff University (Four Year Strong, Pierce The Veil, Memphis May Fire, The Early November, The Wonder Years, Man Overboard, Woe is Me & Hands Like Houses)
Tickets: £15 or £18 including aftershow available from www.ticketline.co.uk 02920 230130
Wednesday 29th May, Slam Dunk Ireland, The Academy Dublin (Four Year Strong, The Wonder Years, Bury Tomorrow, Yashin, Man Overboard, Fireworks, Jody Has A Hitlist, Wounds & Red Enemy)
Tickets: 18 Euros or 22 Euros (inc booking fee) available from www.ticketmaster.ie
All shows are 14 + and all aftershows 18+. Tickets go onsale on Friday 1st February at 10am.
Also today Slam Dunk is pleased to announce a further
3 bands for the main 3 Festival days….
After a run of 4 years straight at the festival last year saw a brief break for good friends of Slam Dunk, We Are The Ocean. This year will of course see their return and will be their first performance there as a 4 piece.
To add to the international feel of today’s news we can also announce US pop punk newbies Handguns and from the other side of the world, Rise Records’ Australian stars Hands Like Houses.
Saturday 25th May: Slam Dunk Festival North. Leeds University
Sunday 26th May: Slam Dunk Festival South. The Forum, Hatfield
Monday 27th May: Slam Dunk Festival Midlands. Wolverhampton Civic
All Time Low, Four Year Strong, Sleeping With Sirens, The Skints, Pierce The Veil, The Early November, We Are The Ocean, The Wonder Years, Memphis May Fire, Streetlight Manifesto, Andrew McMahon, Senses Fail, Woe Is Me, Polar Bear Club, Man Overboard, The Summer Set, Mallory Knox, MC Lars, Fireworks, The Story So Far, Handguns, Hands Like Houses
Plus many more to be announced across 7 stages
Tickets for Slam Dunk Festival are £34 or £38 including the infamous aftershow party. For details go to www.slamdunkmusic.com/tickets