Slam Dunk Festival is the UK’s most prestigious and critically acclaimed city-based alternative music festival. The event takes place over the late May bank holiday weekend across three locations, with a site in the North, South and Midlands, currently located in: Leeds, Birmingham and Hatfield.
Past headliners of the event have included Paramore, All Time Low, You Me At Six, Panic! At the Disco, Enter Shikari; all hugely successful artists who between them have sold millions of records worldwide. The festival has won a number of awards including Best Festival at the Kerrang Awards.
‘Slam Dunk has grown from this tiny little pop punk experiment to one of the UK’s most exciting young festivals.’ NME
‘Incredible’ DIY Magazine
‘Ben Ray has taken his Pop punk festival from a niche event to a phenomenon’ Music Week
‘Slam Dunk has established itself as a must see date on the UK Rock Festival Calendar’ Rock Sound
Live at Leeds is the North’s premier new music showcase. Since it started in 2007 the festival has developed an amazing reputation for booking the hottest talent tipped for big things that year. Past festivals have included early performances from Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Royal Blood, Mumford and Sons, Bastille, Jake Bugg, Alt J, Blossoms and Stormzy.
The award winning festival is held across various venues in Leeds. Festival-goers are encouraged to discover new music and check out as many of the 180+ artists on the bill as possible. The aim for Live at Leeds is to provide a platform for the development of new artists on a national and regional level.
‘Live at Leeds has a pretty spectacular record of picking up acts when they’re small and showcasing them before they’re household names’ The Independent
‘Live at Leeds: good line up, low price, great city. BOOM!’ NME
Us Vs Them
Us vs Them is an mini festival series created by The Futuresound Group and held at the legendary Brudenell Social Club. A well-respected artist within their genre carefully curates and headlines a bill over two stages. Each headliner is selected for their artistic merit and independent spirit. Headliners have included Field Music, Los Camposinos! and curated artists include Slow Club, Dutch Uncles, and Fear of Men.
Gold Sounds is a festival dedicated to Shoegaze, Punk, Psych, Noise and Grunge, held at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds over two days in May. Previous guests include Yuck, Cabbage, Cloud Nothings, Fat White Family, The Wytches, Merchandise & Cheatahs.
‘The completed line-up for Leeds’ Gold Sounds Festival is 10/10 brilliant.’ Dork