Los Campesinos, and Peter Hook, for Focus Wales 2016

plus Swnami, HMS Morris, Press To Meco, and Sophie McKeand

published: Fri 4th Dec 2015

Los Campesinos!

Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th May 2016
various venues, Wrexham, Wrexham County Borough, LL13 8LW, Wales MAP
early bird £30
daily capacity: 5500
last updated: Tue 5th Apr 2016

Los Campesinos! will headline Central Station on the Saturday night, and Peter Hook will be Friday's keynote speaker at Focus Wales Music Festival and Conference taking place from Thursday 12th until Saturday 14th May 2016 which offers music, comedy and interactive happenings at various venues in the town centre of Wrexham, in North Wales.

Also added to the line-up are Swnami, HMS Morris, Press to Meco, and Sophie McKeand.

They join the first 50 acts confirmed who were The Sunshine Underground, Gwenno, God Damn, H.Hawkline, Kagoule, Kizzy Crawford, Andy Hickie, John Lawrence (formerly of Gorky's Zygotic Mynci), Alx Green, Baby Brave, Blood Lips, Campfire Social, Carl Foulkes Jones, Castles, Chupacabra DJs, Connah Evans, Dan Bettridge, Doppelganger, Double Experience, Falls, Future Exits, Hippies Vs Ghosts, I Am Of The Universe, Jacob Elwy, Lights That Change, Lizzy Farrall, Loe, Lucid, Macho City, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, Martyn Peters, Mechanical Owl, Modern King, Noise Parlour, Rope DJs, Seazoo, Secateurs, Shot Of Hornets, The Revolutionary Spirit, The Roseville Band, They Is They Is They Is, Trwbz, and We Are Animal.

The stand up comedy showcase at Glyndwr University on Friday night will feature Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes, and Pete Firman.

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.

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.

Now in its sixth 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.

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An early bird adult weekend ticket is priced at £30.

This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.



Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th May 2016
various venues, Wrexham, Wrexham County Borough, LL13 8LW, Wales MAP
early bird £30
daily capacity: 5500
last updated: Tue 5th Apr 2016


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