Slam Dunk Festival announce main stage set times

Slam Dunk announce what times you can watch Don Broco, Waterparks, State Champs, Mayday Parade and more on the Rock Scene Presents powered by Amazon Music UK stage.

Slam Dunk Festival announce main stage set times
Emily Carter

Slam Dunk have announced the set times for their main stage – this year renamed as the Rock Scene Presents powered by Amazon Music UK stage.

Headliners Don Broco will have a 70-minute set to close out the festivals from 8:50pm to 10pm, while Waterparks, State Champs and Mayday Parade will all get 45 minutes each before them. A returning We Are The In Crowd will get 40 minutes on the main stage, as will Creeper, while As It Is, Hellogoodbye, ROAM and The Bottom Line will be performing for slightly shorter set times earlier on in the day.

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See the full Rock Scene Presents powered by Amazon Music UK stage times below:

Don Broco 8:50pm – 10pm
Waterparks 7:35pm – 8:20pm
State Champs 6:25pm – 7:10pm
Mayday Parade 5:15pm – 6pm
We Are The In Crowd 4:10pm – 4:50pm
Creeper 3:05pm – 3:45pm
As It Is 2:05pm – 2:40pm
Hellogoodbye 1:10pm – 1:45pm
ROAM 12:20pm – 12:50pm
The Bottom Line 11:30am – 12pm

In an important message to festival-goers earlier this month, Slam Dunk shared of line-up changes and battling so many logistical issues right now: "To those who ask 'Why not just cancel?’ the simple answer is that if we do not attempt to do the festival this year, there might not be a next year. Many people don’t realise we are a small, independent company that revolves around, and relies upon, putting this festival on. Hundreds of other people, from staging, sound and light companies, food vendors, security, and the bands still ready and willing to play, are dependent on us to offer them a chance to work after 16 months of our industry being left for dead. Your support directly contributes to so many people staying in a job. The artists booked to play this year will not roll back another year, most already have their own tours and plans booked for 2022.

"Many will ask, 'Why don’t you replace artists with some big-name UK artists?’ believe us, we have already tried this at every available opportunity. Although you may look at a bands’ schedule and see they are free over SDF weekend, there are many reasons behind the scenes that could prevent an artist from playing…

"…For SDF21 to work we need our community to come together now – and we can only do this with your support. Hold onto your tickets, keep your travel plans in place, get your COVID tests or vaccinations sorted and defy the odds by making this happen. We want to say a massive, heartfelt thank you to everyone who has stuck with us and we can’t wait to see you at Leeds or Hatfield in just a few weeks.

"We are so close now, we will not give up… we all need and deserve this event.”

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