FOCUS Wales Becomes the Newest Member of the Innovation Network of European Showcases

Oktober 29, 2018

After four showcase festivals from Italy, Hungary, Germany and the Czech Republic joined the Innovation Network of European Showcases (INES) in June, the network is pleased to welcome another member from Great Britain!

„FOCUS Wales is delighted to be taking part in INES alongside the existing fantastic Showcase Festivals. With INES we are delighted to welcome the best new European artists and music professionals to Wales. It also gives us the opportunity to present and promote the best new artists from Wales throughout the European music scene,“ said FOCUS Wales co-founder and booker Andy Jones.

FOCUS Wales is now the second INES member from the United Kingdom and will be located in Wrexham, North Wales for it’s 9th edition. The international multi-venue showcase will be representing more than 200 bands across 20 stages in Wrexham and will be taking place the 16th through the 18th of May in 2019. Not only will FOCUS Wales be hosting acts from all over the world, but also a plethora of up-and-coming domestic acts as well. And in addition to all of the presenting artists, an interactive conference programme will present panels and discussions with experts from the music industry!

With the announcement of its participation in INES, FOCUS Wales opens the applications for INES#pro and INES#talent. Musicians and music professionals from all over Europe can apply until December 1st to perform at or visit the festival and network with other music professionals. More info here: