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Slam Dunk Festival South is the UK’s biggest independent Rock Festival. The festival returns to Hatfield Park on Sunday 30 May 2021, once again laying on a day of the very best in pop-punk and rock music.

Born out a the iconic Slam Dunk Records label and the popular weekly night they hosted at the Cockpit venue in Leeds, Slam Dunk has now become a rite of passage for all rock, emo, punk, ska and metal fans in the UK.

There will only be one afterparty for Slam Dunk Festival South, taking place at O2 Academy Islington, on Sunday 30 May 2021 from 10:00 PM till 3:00 AM. The afterparty at Hatfield Forum has been cancelled due to lack of venue availability on postponement of the 2020 festival.

Slam Dunk Festival South 2020 was postponed to 30 May 2021, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Tickets remain valid for the 2021 edition. You can read the festival’s statement here

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Slam Dunk South 2021 Lineup

-A- / Alkaline Trio / Basement / Billy Talent / Blood Youth / Code Orange / Comeback Kid / Counterparts / Deez Nuts / Dole Skin / Don Broke / Dream State / Elder Brother / Four Year Strong / Free Throw / Hands Like Houses / Movements / Normandie / Polaris / Popes of Chilltown / Roam / Sleep On It / Spunge / Static Dress / Stray from the Path / Sum 41 / The Bottom Line / The Faith / The Story So Far / The Used / The Wonder Years / The Wild Life / Trash Boat / Vukovi / Wargasm / We are in the Crowd / We came as Romans / While She Sleeps / With Confidence / Young Guns / Zebrahead

Slam Dunk South 2021 Tickets

Early Bird Tickets from £82.50 (€90.50) are on sale:


The city of Hatfield offers a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for Slam Dunk Festival South using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info


The car park entrance is off the A414 Westbound only. The postcode for the carpark is AL9 5PG. Once you near the festival site follow the yellow festival signage. The car park will open at 9am and close shortly after the event has finished. It is strongly advised to buy your tickets in advance with your festival tickets.

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Slam Dunk South is a situated in Hatfield Park opposite Hatfield Train Station. This is a 24-minute train ride from London with trains going regularly from London and regionally.


Slam Dunk South is located near stops for regional bus services.


The Slam Dunk Festival (South) shuttle services will operate on Sunday 24th May from the festival site in Hatfield. There are two locations available for festival goers:
1. The Forum – for all customers attending the Official festival after party at The Forum, University of Hertfordshire.
This services operates between 22:00 – midnight
2. London – all customers returning into London will be dropped off on Islington High Street, outside the Angel tube station
(NOTE: there are no daytime services to the festival site – the shuttle service operates after the festival ONLY)
Online advance fares: The Forum – £4.00; London – £8.00 (plus a small booking fee)
On the day fares: The Forum – £5.00; London – £10.00


Big Green Coach is the festival’s official and exclusive ticket and travel partner. All coaches are scheduled to arrive at the official event coach park for gates opening and will depart for home only after all the music has finished. Return coach fares start from only £25 and you can book at www.biggreencoach.co.uk

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