Handmade will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy over May bank holiday weekend (29th April – 1st May) for three days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography hand picked and carefully curated by Leicester’s independent venues and promoters.
There is still much more to come, but here’s our line-up so far…
WE ARE SCIENTISTS | DEAF HAVANA | SWIM DEEP
65DAYSOFSTATIC | LONELY THE BRAVE | LOS CAMPESINOS
PRETTY VICIOUS | THE XCERTS | THREE TRAPPED TIGERS
Alpha Male Teaparty, Axes, Beans on Toast, Bear Makes Ninja, Big Deal, Black Honey, Cassels, Charlotte Carpenter, Chris T-T, Cleft, Clubs, Dayflower, Elizabeth Cornish, Estrons, Find The Right Words, French Leave, Grace Petrie and the Benefits Culture, Hannah Lou Clark, Happy Accidents, Her Name Is Calla (Peforming The Quiet Lamb in full), House of Verse, Johnny Lloyd, Jurassic Pop, Leicester Fridge, Leicester LoFi, Michael Kurtz, NARCS, Noyo Mathis, OhBoy!, Oscar, Piles of Clothes, Robin Ince, Rosie Doyle, She Makes War, Swim Deep, Tetrad Performance Art, The Magic Gang, Theo Verney, USA Nails, Weikie & Weirds.
They will be joined by even more acts performing across multiple stages.
This year we will be partnering up with old friends BIG SCARY MONSTERS and ALCOPOP records as well as new friends LAST.FM, UPSET MAGAZINE, WICHITA RECORDS and BBC INTRODUCING who will be bringing you stages across the three days.