Lonely The Brave, Deaf Havana sign up for Handmade

Lonely The Brave and Deaf Havana are among the latest acts to be confirmed for this year’s Handmade festival.

The event takes place at the 02 Academy in Leicester over the bank holiday weekend of April 29 to May 1.

Lonely The Brave tell TeamRock: “We’re really excited to play Handmade festival this year. It’s looking great with the new additions to the line-up. We’re also really excited to be sharing a stage with our friends and previous tour partners Deaf Havana, too. It’s going to be fun.”

Also included in the latest batch of acts to be confirmed for Handmade 2016 are Swim Deep, Big Deal, Oscar, Black Honey and Cleft. They join previously announced bands We Are Scientists and 65daysofstatic.

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £30 for a weekend pass.

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