Slam join forces with Edinburgh promoters FLY for May Day Weekend event

The legendary Slam Tent will be making an appearance in Edinburgh over the May bank holiday weekend, as techno legends Slam team up with promoters FLY for a three-day event.

Artists confirmed to appear at The Slam Tent event, running at Edinburgh’s Hopetoun House from 29 April to 1 May, include Skream, Rebekah, Optimo, Ellen Allien, Jasper James, Len Faki, Viper Diva and of course the Slam boys themselves.

“We’re delighted to be working with Scottish legends Slam in bringing back the Slam Tent,” said Tom Ketley, director of FLY. “After a six-year hiatus, the return of such a cultural institution will be an awesome way to kick off the summer festival season and we could not be more excited in welcoming a huge lineup, brimming with so many great Scottish artists alongside an array of international acts.”

Since its inception in 1997, and for 20 consecutive summers, the Slam Tent was an unquestionable highlight at Scotland’s premier festival, T in the Park and this summer it is set for an epic return with Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle once again at the helm.

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“We’re so happy to be bringing our iconic Slam Tent to Hopetoun House over the May Day bank holiday weekend,” McMillan and Meikle said. “We’ve invited some amazing international DJs as well as a host of incredible Scottish talent to join us in celebrating its return.”

Tickets can be purchased here from 18 February, and the full event lineup can be found below:

The Slam Tent
29 April – 01 May 2022
Hopetoun House, Edinburgh


Jasper James
Optimo (Espacio)
Eclair Fifi b2b Big Miz
T e s t p r e s s
Gav Miller b2b Jezz Simpson
Hayley Zalassi
Van Damn b2b Macka


Len Faki
Gary Beck
Ansome (live)
Quail b2b Aisha
Lisalööf b2b Neoma
Jay Celino


Ellen Allien
Viper Diva (Hadone & Shlømo)
Liam Doc b2b Kilimanjaro
Butho the Warrior b2b Plantainchipps

Words by Márcia Costa.

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