Human League To Launch New Sheffield Venue

Synthpop legends to play one-off hometown gig

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The Human League are to play a one-off hometown show in Sheffield to launch new the Carling Academy venue in April.

The 80s synthpop pioneers will play the new Carling Academy Sheffield on April 20 as part of the opening celebrations.

The band will play tracks from throughout their three decade career, with front man Phil Oakley saying: “We’re really pleased that a new live music venue is opening in Sheffield. We’re looking forward to playing there and maybe also seeing some great bands from the audience’s point of view for once. Sheffield feels like it’s thriving right now musically, so it’s great to be a part of this moment”

Tickets for the show go onsale this Friday (February 15) at 9am.

www.sheffieldacademy.co.uk

Pic credit: PA Photos

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