Focus Wales is a 4 day Music Festival & Conference held at multiple venues in Wrexham, North Wales, UK, and will take place over the weekend of the 24th, 25th, 26th & 27th of April 2013.. The festival will showcase live performances from a collection of the very best in music of Welsh origin throughout weekend, including special guest headliners, and selected International acts - alongside music industry panels and discussions, featuring experts from all sectors of the music industry.
History: Now in its 3rd year, Focus Wales: Music Festival & Conference is one of the most exciting emerging music industry events in the UK. Focus Wales 2012 featured non-stop music throughout the weekend from 80+ acts over 8 stages, including; The Whip, Jodie Marie, Race Horses, Bensh, Jamie Smith's Mabon, The Gentle Good, Bastions, Yucatan, Cuba Cuba, Georgia Ruth Williams, Gallops, We Are Animal + lots more! Some of which were recorded by BBC Radio for broadcast at a later date. Performing also were International acts; Holly McGarry (USA), Moja (Japan), Bonfire Nights (Australia), Foxx On Fire (Australia) and Minor Sounds (Croatia). The 2012 conference discussions featured representatives from: BBC Radio, Welsh Music Foundation, Good Lizard Media (The Prodigy & Underworld), Glass Butter Beach Festival, Dawson Breed Music Agency, Al Farquhar (Manager: The Whip), Arts Council of Wales and PRS for Music.