Established to return after the festival’s biggest year nonetheless, Slam Dunk Pageant have introduced the initial wave of bands for 2020, welcoming British isles rock titans Don Broco as the 1st headliner exposed for up coming year’s remarkably anticipated alternative instalment.

With an incomparable charismatic mix of 80s pop inflections and the toughest-hitting riffs on daytime radio, Don Broco’s powerful get together-starting off tunes have taken the Bedfordian 4-piece to astronomical heights. No strangers to Slam Dunk Competition, Don Broco have sent colossal anthems from their compelling catalogue: ‘Priorities’, ‘Automatic’ and ‘Technology’ in consistent profession-defining appearances. Having fun with marketed-out demonstrates on their Uk arena run next the launch of their 1st 2019 observe ‘Half Gentleman Fifty percent God’, Don Broco continued to unleash their high-octane performances on their most latest run of demonstrates in Asia in advance of surprising supporters with dynamic one ‘Action’. Now powering throughout the US on their first-ever North American headline tour, Don Broco’s impending headline overall performance at Slam Dunk, set to be their exclusive pageant appearance of 2020, will be 1 of the most expected reside dates in the up coming calendar year.

On their headline effectiveness, Don Broco say
“We bloody adore Slam Dunk so it is a significant honour to be questioned to headline subsequent 12 months! Right from our early EP days we have always had the finest time at Slammy D. It was our to start with correct festival reserving way again when and considering that we’ve played slots in the course of the decades on rather considerably all the stages, most not long ago a really surreal general performance for us the year just before final taking part in to sea of Rob facial area masks on the main phase. With this staying our initial ever competition headline we will certainly be generating it a display to keep in mind.”

Slam Dunk Pageant Director, Ben Ray says
“2019 was a large 12 months for us, with the pageant relocating to absolutely outside web pages. It was a enormous good results so I’m happy that we are returning to them. Don Broco headlining is fairly special for me as they are the definition of a homegrown band! They 1st played in 2011 on the new bands stage and have risen by way of the ranks to the best of the bill!”

In a mega pop-punk billing, Slam Dunk 2020 is established to welcome Pure Noise powerhouses State Champs, Dan ‘Soupy’ Campbell & co in The Speculate A long time, singalong saviours Mayday Parade, beatdown kings Four Calendar year Robust, Illinois entrance-runners Knuckle Puck and Extended Island punks Bayside. Godfathers of punk-pop Movement City Soundtrack assure an unmissable return to their famous form when they reunite on Uk soil, solely to Slam Dunk.

Mayday Parade’s Alex Garcia says:
“We’re really fired up to be coming to England for Slam Dunk Competition. It is been much too lengthy because we have played it and it is absolutely a single of the most entertaining festivals to be a element of from the crowd’s energy to the immediately after events. Not to mention we like touring the Uk! ”

4 12 months Strong’s Joe Weiss claims:
„The British isles has normally been 1 of our favorite locations to participate in and we can not hold out to appear again to Slam Dunk Competition“

Anthony Raneri of Bayside says:
“Can’t wait to get to Slam Dunk yet again this 12 months. We had been ready to do it the moment just before and I like that it’s carved out it’s possess put as a punk rock institution in a nation which is pretty crowded with festivals”

Teasing the Slam Dunk’s heavier facet and poised to provide the efficiency of the summer season at Leeds and Hatfield are Fearless favourites Ice Nine Kills, metalcore grasp crafters Problems and Australian alt-rockers Home Like Houses.

Spencer Charnas of Ice 9 Kills states:
“After this existing marketed-out headlining tour of the British isles, I cannot imagine of a improved way to return subsequent calendar year than on Slam Dunk….”

Issues says:
„It can be so remarkable to be back again at Slam Dunk! We’re heading all in!“

A rite of passage for enthusiasts of the substitute, Slam Dunk returns the moment again as a essential day in the pageant calendar. Slam Dunk Pageant North will take location on Saturday 23rd May perhaps 2020 at Temple Newsam and Slam Dunk South will consider location on Sunday 24th May at Hatfield Park. Tickets go on sale Friday 27th September at 10am.

In a monumental shift, final 12 months observed Slam Dunk function as a fully inexperienced field pageant, shifting absent from its city beginnings as Slam Dunk North made its debut at Leeds Temple Newsam web page, becoming a member of Slam Dunk South in a park location as it enjoyed its next calendar year at Hatfield Park. Celebrating ten several years because the initially Slam Dunk South date, 2020’s May Bank Holiday weekend is the only area to capture the world’s pretty finest different songs.

TICKET Info
Tickets go on sale Friday 27th September at 10am.

Prices range from £59 for a constrained number of early bird tickets up to VIP tickets at £99.

Be sure to pay a visit to www.slamdunkfestival.com for much more data and to invest in tickets.



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