By Alice Hudson
Festival season is just two months away, and Slam Dunk 2020 is set to go off with a bang. Over the late May bank holiday weekend a huge line-up of artists are set to perform in both Leeds, at Temple Newsam Park, and in the South, at Hatfield Park. Hopefully under a blanket of sunshine the Slam Dunk stages are set to host artists including Sum41, Don Broco, Mayday Parade, and State Champs.
Here’s our top tips on preparing for SDF 2020:
Non-Stop Listening to Pop-Punk
Pop the Slam Dunk 2020 playlist on and listen to nothing but the incredible music the weekend is set to offer. Set the get you in the mood, search for ‘SLAM DUNK: SDF20’ on Spotify by SlamDunkMusic.
Download the Slam Dunk App
Kitted out with all the essential for prior to, and during, the festival, the Slam Dunk App is all you will need. The app provides regular band announcements leading up to the festival, as well as maps, travel information, and a personalised schedule builder. On the day the app will provide regularly updated information about guest performances, stage updates, and much more.
Search for ‘Slam Dunk Festival’ to download for free in the App Store or the Google Play Store.
Get Your Opening Party Tickets
An exciting and brand new addition for 2020 is the Slam Dunk Opening Party. Due to begin at 9pm on Friday 22nd May (the night before the festival), and carry on into the early hours, the opening party will kick of the festival. At the O2 Academy Leeds resident Slam Dunk DJ’s will be joined by Jacky P. 30H!3 will perform a live full set, and Frank Zummo of Sum41 is hosting a live drums vs. DJ set.
Head to www.slamdunkfestival.com to buy tickets for the Opening Party and the rest of the festival. Further links to the app, accommodation, and more detailed information about the whole weekend is also available on the website.