FOCUS Wales announces Janice Long tribute show with BBC Radio Wales


FOCUS Wales has announced a very special showcase on the Saturday of this year’s festival, with a live BBC Introducing Wales broadcast show in tribute to the late legandary BBC broadcaster, Janice Long. Set to take place on 11th May at Ty Pawb, Wrexham, and working together with the BBC, the festival team have co-curated a special lineup of artists that Janice loved. Cara Hammond, Laura J Martin, Pixy Jones, and Kidsmoke, are all set to perform on the night, which will be presented by Janice’s colleague and dear friend, the broadcaster Adam Walton.

Also announced recently is “the techno pop princess” Sam Quealy, who has been captivating audiences worldwide with her genre bending songs and wild live shows. Following the release of her 2nd album Off World, TWST will joins the bill alongside Galway garage band Shark School.

From Australia to the USA, New Zealand to Mozambique, FOCUS Wales 2024 will be welcoming artists from five continents and 20 countries. The latest music lineup additions join the impressive bill of previously announced acts that includes Adwaith, Angeline Morrison, Benefits, Cerys Hafana, Deerhoof, Fat Dog, Flamingods, Magugu, Melin Melyn, Skinny Pelembe, Snapped Ankles, Spiritualized, The Bug Club, The Mysterines, The Royston Club and Willy Mason.

FOCUS Wales takes place in multiple venues across the city of Wrexham, North Wales, 9th – 11th May 2024.