This article was published in 2011.

The official launch of the Slam Dunk 2011 festival took place today with the first batch of bands announced for the event.

This year will celebrate ten years of Slam Dunk, and the dual-site festival will take place at Leeds University on Saturday May 28th.

The bands announced today include joint headliners Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish.

Other acts appearing will include 3OH!3, The Starting Line, Mayday Parade, We Are The Ocean, Framing Hanley, Deaf Havana, and MC Lars.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday at 9am - buy for £32.50 from See Tickets.