Following the much praised 2014 event, FOCUS Wales Music Festival returns to North Wales from 22nd – 25th April 2015 for its 5th year!
FOCUS Wales will once again take over the town centre of Wrexham for four days, with organisers expecting an audience of around 4000 people, to see showcases from over 150 bands from Wales and around the globe, and a series of high profile and educational music industry seminars & events, plus three nights of stand-up comedy, hosted across various venues within the town.
Headliners announced for the 2015 festival include:
2015 PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED, INCLUDING: SLAVES, EAGULLS,
FUTURE OF THE LEFT, BO NINGEN, SAMOANS, THE MEMBRANES, SWEET BABOO,
AND HUW STEPHENS (BBC RADIO 1) + MORE!
After their energetic performance on Later with Jools Holland, and nomination for BBC Sound of 2015, SLAVES headline the opening night. Thursday night sees BBC RADIO 1 DJ HUW STEPHENS return to the festival and following on from the successful addition of stand-up comedy in 2014, the ‘German Comedy Ambassador to the United Kingdom’, HENNING WEHN will take to the stage on Thursday evening. and the Membranes will be playing
Other announcements include:
Welsh rock five-piece FUTURE OF THE LEFT, Japanese acid punk band BO NINGEN, indie newcomers COASTS, Kerrang! magazine favourites ALLUSONDRUGS, and the original Creation Records band www.facebook.comfww
SAMOANS, SWEET BABOO, YR ODS, //NIGHTS//, YUCATAN, LITTLE ARROW, GOLDEN FABLE, COWBOIS RHOS BOTWNNOG, DOPPELGANGER, comedy from RAY PEACOCK + more!
The first interactive sessions and industry speakers will be announced shortly; along with many moreUK acts plus musicians from around the globe.
FOCUS Wales 2014 takes place on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th April across various venues in Wrexham, North Wales.
Full 4 day wristbands for admission to all FOCUS events are available now from the FOCUS Wales website: focuswales.com/tickets for £50 each. Tickets allow access to all FOCUS Wales shows and interactive programmes.
FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government.