FOCUS Wales have announced an exciting new wave of performers and delegates for the 2019 international showcase festival, which takes place in Wrexham, North Wales across 16th – 18th May.
The festival’s first wave of announcements caused a stir last month, and this second wave will not disappoint with 50 more incredible acts joining the line-up.
The second wave of live acts announced for FOCUS Wales 2019 includes
Wrexham locals NECK DEEP!
They are one of the biggest new music successes out of Wales in recent years, selling out shows around the world and building a huge global fan base throughout the process.
Their current tour schedule has them set for shows across Australia and Europe, and the band will then return to Wrexham on Saturday 18th May at William Aston Hall, for their first hometown show since 2015.
Also announced, Newport ragga-punk-metallers SKINDRED, who
50 FOCUS Wales acts announced so far
Also announced among this new wave of acts are the momentous alt-pop outfit COLORAMA. Headed by Carwyn Ellis, Colorama
Joining them on the line-up are GLOVE, who made waves at FOCUS Wales 2018, attracting the attention of Louder Than War creator John Robb. This duo
To see the full list of 50 acts announced so far, visit the official FOCUS Wales website.
FOCUS Wales has become Wales’ biggest music industry event, with 3 days of panels and keynote talks, the festival will see over 250 music industry professional delegates descend upon Wrexham from around the world.
Latest speakers to be announced include:
- RACHEL CRAGG (Nettwerk Music Group, USA)
(DHP Family) BENNATON
- CAI TREFOR (Gigwise)
- ANASTASIA CONNOR (Song By Toad)
- RENAE BROWN (Vision Nine Group)
- DOM GOURLAY (Drowned In Sound)
- LIZ HUNT (Creative Republic Of Cardiff)
- JOHN ROBB (Louder Than War).
Applications to perform at the festival are still open for
FOCUS Wales 2019 takes places 16th, 17th, 18th May across various venues in Wrexham, North Wales.
Full 3 day wristbands for admission to all FOCUS Wales events are available now at www.focuswales.com/tickets
Standard festival tickets start at an early bird price of £35 each.
FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Government.