Focus Wales Music Festival and Conference takes place from Wednesday 22nd until Saturday 25th April 2015 offering music, comedy and interactive happenings at various venues in the town centre of Wrexham, in North Wales.
The latest acts confirmed (in alphabetical order) are // Nights //, Aled Rheon, Alfie Connor, Alx Green, Amy Studt, Andy Hickie, Anna Houghton, Arms Like Legs, Ashley Fayth, Attention Thieves, Avalae, Baby Brave, Ben Hands, Black Honey, Blood Lips, Bone Cult, Cal Roberts, Camera, Campfire Social, Carl Foulkes Jones, Carl Harrison, Castles, Cleo T., Climbing Trees, Cold Committee, Connah Evans, Cy Humphreys, Dan Bettridge, Dan Eds, Danielle Lewis, Darren Eedens, Dead Shed Jokers, Delta Academy Choir, Mike Joyce, Doll Circus, Eagulls, Ellie Fountain, Ellie Makes Music, Emily (Baby Brave), Estrons, Gareth Evans, Geraint Rhys, Ghostlawns, Groom The Giant, Heartbeat Wunderbar, Hedge Gods, Heidi Browne, Heldinky, HIGHS, HMS Morris, Hollow Bones, Houdini Dax, Isaac Birchall, Jack Found, Jack Knife, James Macgregor, Jamie Wrecs, Jessica Ball, JKLMNO, John Mouse, Kiwi Funk, Kyle Lee, Location Baked, Loe, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, Mechanical Owl, Meilir, Modern King, Moja, Mother Of Six, Mowbird, Mr Phormula (pictured), Natural Mystic DJs, Noise Parlour, Orient Machine, PHIA, Pink Killer, Portlights, R Seiliog, Radio Rhydd, Root Boost DJs, Sally Crosby, Saltwater Injection, Sam Jones, Sam Parsons, Seazoo, Sera, Skin Tight Poncho, Straight Jacket Legends, Swnami, Tender Prey, Terminal, The Drive, The Echo and The Always, The Maydays, The Mayors, The Mexican Walking Fish, The Pale Blue Dots, The Revolutionary Spirit, The Scene, The Undivided, The Wobbly Hearts, Titus Monk, Trecco Beis, Valleyers, Waltz, Washington Reed, We Were Giants, We're No Heroes, Y Ffug, Y Trwbz, Yr Eira, and Zefur Wolves. Read more at http://www.efestivals.co.uk/news/15/150219j.shtml#T8xp14sAVroWUXjs.99
They join Slaves, Coasts, Bo Ningen, Future Of The Left, Allusondrugs, The Membranes, Samoans, Sweet Baboo, Yucatan, Heal the Last Stand, Yr Ods, The Luka State, Doppelganger, Huw Stephens, Lovers Open Fire, Y Bandana, Golden Fable, Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog, Danny Gruff, Albatross Archive, Baron La Croix, Falls, Attention Thieves, Demeter Grieving, Kidsmoke, Nights, The Mexican Walking Fish, Little Arrow, Phil Watson, Jack Of The Suburbs, and the first comedy acts Henning Wehn, Ray Peacock, Martin Mor, and David Trent.
Over 5,000 people will attend the weekend of events which will showcase 150+ bands, fill out a variety of spaces and music venues, using 15 stages, host 3 days of interactive sessions and events, and showcase 3 days of stand-up comedy.
To see who is playing when see the Focus Wales Music Festival and Conference line-up page.
The early bird offer has ended. An adult weekend ticket is priced at £50.
Now in its fifth year the event will be held entirely indoors, utilising the Royal International Pavilion Llangollen, and will showcase live performances from a collection of acts 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.
Joy Division & New Order founder Peter Hook will be the keynote speaker on Friday 24th April. Joining him over the two day interactive programme are Mike Williams (Editor NME), Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1), Chris Hawkins (BBC 6music) plus Music Glue, Bandwagon, Spinefarm Records and lots more.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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