NEWS: 75 new acts including Benji Wild, Ani Glass, Ailsa Tully, deep tan, Kiddus, SZWÉ and many more added to huge FOCUS Wales 2022 line up

NEWS: 75 new acts including Benji Wild, Ani Glass, Ailsa Tully, deep tan, Kiddus, SZWÉ and many more added to huge FOCUS Wales 2022 line up

FOCUS Wales have revealed 75 new music acts who will be playing the festival.  FOCUS Wales festival will see over 250+ of the best new music acts from Wales and around the world descend upon Wrexham across 5th – 7th May.

Amongst the 75 acts announced today are… Ailsa Tully | Aisha Kigs | Alanaire | Alexandra Alden | Ani Glass | Artshawty | Atzur | Ava In The Dark | Beija Flo | BEMZ | Benji Wild | BLÁNID | Cara Hammond | China Bears | Clwb Fuzz | Cosmic Dog Fog | DALHIA | Deep Tan | Dilettante | Dim ond Dawns | Endaf | Enjoyable Listens | Fright Years | Growl of Clown | Hey Djan | Hourglvss | Jack in Water | Jago Lyne (Gottwood) | Kapil Seshasayee | Kiddus | Laikka | Lisa Oakes | Los Blancos | Marta Knight | Moon Panda | Naya Ali | Red Telephone | Rona Mac | SZWÉ | TeiFi | The Montagues | TUYS | Xenith | YazMean + LOTS MORE!

This new wave of artists announced includes international acts from: Austria | Balearics | Canada | Catalonia | France | Ireland | Luxembourg | Malta | Mongolia | and Scotland. To see the full list of acts announced so far, visit plus more acts still to be announced!

The acts announced today join a cracking line up of artists already announced, which includes…
Following the release of their 4th album Bright Magic late in 2021, PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING will be performing their most ambitious live set to date, headlining Llwyn Isaf, the new big top tent on Thursday 5th May. Having reached the top spot in almost every Album of The Year list in 2021, winning BBC Introducing Artist of The Year, and nominated at the 2022 Brit Awards, SELF ESTEEM make their debut in Wrexham on Friday 6th May. One of the most influential bands in modern UK music, ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN will headline on Saturday 7th May. Other headliners announced include post-punk band GOAT GIRL, touring off the back of their critically acclaimed 2021 album On All Fours, award winning Welsh artist GWENNO, and the hotly tipped alt-rock group CRAWLERS. Also joining the line-up are the exciting 16 piece collective, BALIMAYA PROJECT fusing West-African folkloric music and jazz in a unique, contemporary way.

FOCUS Wales is Wales’ biggest music industry event, with three days of panels, keynote talks, and industry advice. The festival will see over 400 music industry professionals descend upon Wrexham from around the world. First speakers announced include: Lauren Down (End of The Road Festival), Oskar Strajn (ESNS, Netherlands), Cils Williams (ATC Live Agency), Jude Rogers (The Guardian), Jessie Atkinson (Gigwise), Ben Ryles (DHP Family), Ian White (Outer/most Agency, USA) plus representatives from PRS Foundation, AIM, PPL, and Arts Council.

FOCUS Wales 2022 takes places 5th, 6th, 7th May across various venues in Wrexham, North Wales. Full 3 day wristbands for admission to all FOCUS Wales events are available now at
FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales, PRS Foundation, and Welsh Government.

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