Slam Dunk 2014 festival line-up and stage splits in full

18:25 18 May 2014

Slam Dunk Festival 2013 at Hatfield [Picture: Ed Mason]

Slam Dunk Festival 2013 at Hatfield [Picture: Ed Mason]


The Slam Dunk 2014 Festival arrives in Hatfield next weekend for the fifth time.

Festival dates and venues

* Saturday, May 24

Slam Dunk Festival North: Leeds University.

* Sunday, May 25

Slam Dunk Festival South: The Forum Hertfordshire, Hatfield.

* Monday, May 26

Slam Dunk Festival Midlands: Wolverhampton Civic.

The touring pop-punk, ska, hardcore metal and rock event returns to the University of Hertfordshire on Sunday, May 24 for Slam Dunk South.

The Forum Hertfordshire entertainment complex in College Lane first staged Slam Dunk in 2010.

Despite teething troubles in its first year in town, the festival is now firmly established on the Forum Hertfordshire calendar, with the main stage outdoors on the lawn.

After headline slots from the likes of New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish / Less Than Jake, Taking Back Sunday and All Time Low in recent years, The All-American Rejects are 2014’s exclusive main stage headliners.

Slam Dunk Festival 2014 stage splitsSlam Dunk Festival 2014 stage splits

The line-up across the seven indoor and outdoor stages also includes ska-punk favourites Less Than Jake, Mallory Knox, Kids in Glass Houses, Bury Tomorrow and The Ataris.

The Slam Dunk extravaganza visits Leeds University for the North leg on Saturday, May 24, with the main tour finishing at Wolverhampton Civic on Bank Holiday Monday, May 26, for the Midlands show.

Stage times for all three sites will be announced on Wednesday.

There will be signing sessions throughout the day, with letlive. scheduled for 2pm, Zebrahead at 3pm, Bury Tomorrow at 4pm, Less Than Jake at 5pm, Blitz Kids at 6pm and I Killed A Prom Queen at 7pm.

The latest Slam Dunk Festival 2014 line-up and stage splits are as follows:

Kerrang! Jagermeister Main Stage

* The All-American Rejects (Festival headliner)

* Mallory Knox

* We Are The In Crowd

* Motion City Soundtrack

* We The Kings

* The Skints

* Canterbury

* Blitz Kids

* DJ and compere Sean Smith

Atticus Stage

* Kids In Glass Houses (exclusively playing ‘Smart Casual’)

* Hit The Lights

* Real Friends

* Neck Deep

* State Champs

* Save Your Breath

* A Loss For Words

* Modern Baseball

* Light You Up

Macbeth Footwear Stage

* Less Than Jake

* The Ataris

* Capdown

* Zebrahead

* I Am The Avalanche

* Gnarwolves

* Decade

* Jesse James

* Fandangle

Monster Energy Stage

* letlive.

* Bury Tomorrow

* The Ghost Inside

* The Devil Wears Prada

* I Killed The Prom Queen

* Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!

* Crown The Empire

* Heart Of A Coward

* Caliban

Cheer Up Stage

* Chiodos

* Feed The Rhino

* The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

* Ghost Town

* Marmozets

* Landscapes

* Natives

* Verses

* The First

Antique Acoustic Stage

* Vinnie Caruana

* Chas Palmer-Williams

* You, Me and Everyone We Know

* Rob Lynch

* The Lion & The Wolf

Uprawr DJ Stage

* DJ Yoda

* MC Lars

* Tek-One (DJ set)

+ Resident and guest DJs.

* For more music festival news, visit the Welwyn Hatfield Times’ festival section.

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