FOCUS Wales returns as Wales’ biggest music industry event of the year and Getintothis’ Lucy McLachlan has details on how you can bag a pair of tickets.
FOCUS Wales is back in Wrexham with it’s 9th annual new music showcase for the Welsh Music Industry.
Set across 20 stages in various venues throughout Wrexham in North Wales between the May 16-18, the festival boasts an impressive line up of homegrown and international talent.
Welsh acts announced so far include Welsh Music Prize winners Boy Azooga, pop punkers Neck Deep and Welsh icons of experimental rock Islet.
Added to the line up today are Chester’s Peaness, Maija Kauhanen Megan Lee, Liverpool’s Cheap Thrills and Slow Place Land.
Overwhelmed by the response since yesterday for our 2019 lineup 💚
FOCUS Wales 2019 is now set to be our biggest edition of the festival to date! Diolch! Thanks everyone 🙌 Mai 16-18 May #Wrexham Tocynnau : Tickets at https://t.co/hYRWXCDGyD …a world of new music to discover! pic.twitter.com/M7mGpF44mU
— FOCUS Wales (@FocusWales) February 23, 2019
The conference side of the festival includes Interactive Industry Sessions with guest speakers including Liverpool Sound City‘s Rebecca Ayres, David McTague of Mellowtone Records and Africa Oye, Musician Chloe Foy, Bella Union‘s Anika Mottershaw, BBC Music Introducing‘s Abbie McCarthy and many more.
The festival also showcases stand-up comedy from emerging talent, arts events, and the FOCUS Wales Film Festival which offers film screenings and events plus short film awards.
Win tickets to FOCUS Wales 2019:
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