Focus Wales New Music Competition Launched!
Focus Wales, the spanking new music industry conference for Wales, has launched their New Music Competition which will give new acts from across the UK the opportunity to perform at the festival which is being held in Llangollen on the 27th and 28th May.
The gates have been thrown wide open for entries on their website, which allows band’s/musician’s to create a profile and upload a video for the public to vote for. So, submit your act now for a chance to win a slot on the Focus Wales 2011 lineup! Go to: www.focuswales.com/competition.
The weekend festival will be a mix of live music, talks, workshops and discussion forums, including performances from a collection of the best in Welsh music, including special guest headliners.
The first lot of bands have been announced to play the festival, including; MASTERS IN FRANCE, GALLOPS, WE ARE ANIMAL, BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT, PAPER AEROPLANES, THE ROSEVILLE BAND, REAPER IN SICILY, THE VENUS FURY, DEAF CLUB, MEILIR, HEAL THE LAST STAND, CAMERA, ANDY HICKIE & THE MERRY MAIDENS, VICTORIAN HARDWARE and MOTHER OF SIX.
Organiser Neal Thompson said:
“There’s a real buzz growing around the event with people eagerly anticipating the weekend festival in May. There’s a feeling that Focus Wales will offer an international boost to the growing and well respected Welsh music industry. Momentum is building for what will be a unique event showcasing the Welsh music and bands. In the next few weeks, tickets for the festival will go on sale and details of the headline acts will be announced.”
Focus Wales will include a conference element with internationally respected music industry experts giving talks and chairing discussions, tackling the most relevant topics and challenges facing the Welsh music industry today.
For more information, visit www.focuswales.com
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