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Deaf Havana, Swim Deep, The Xcerts and more join Handmade Festival

Almost fifty new bands have joined the bill for this year’s Handmade Festival, which will take place from 29th April – 1st May at the O2 Academy in Leicester.

The new additions include Deaf Havana, Swim Deep, The Xcerts, Theo Verney, The Magic Gang, Black Honey, USA Nails, Cassels, She Makes War, Beans on Toast, Big Deal, Axes and more.

They join 65daysofstatic and We Are Scientists, who were recently announced as the first headliners for the event, as well as Lonely The Brave, Los Campesinos!, Her Name Is Calla and Pretty Vicious.

Upset will also be teaming up with the festival as a partner, along with Wichita Records and BBC Introducing East Midlands, in addition to Last.fm, Big Scary Monsters and Alcopop. It’s going to be Bloody Well Amazing, obviously.

Tickets for Handmade Festival are on sale now – pick them up here. For more information, visit handmadefestival.co.uk.

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