Andy Jones

Intention(s) of attending:

  • Look for artists and musical talent
  • Connect with other music professionals/delegates

Type of Company / Business:

  • Live Show Business: Conference & Showcase Festival
  • Organization/Institution: Music Export Office

Co-Founder & Music Programmer
Wrexham, Wales, UK

Andy Jones is the music programmer at FOCUS Wales. FOCUS Wales is an award-winning international showcase festival and conference, and takes place in Wrexham each year. 2022 marks the festival’s 11th anniversary, and will welcome over 15,000 festival goers, with over 250 artists from around the world performing across 20 stages.


FOCUS Wales is a not-for-profit organization, established to provide the annual new music showcase event for the Welsh Music Industry. Our core work centers around the delivery of our international multi-venue showcase festival taking place in Wrexham each year, which places the music industry spotlight firmly on the emerging talent that Wales has to offer the world, alongside a selection of the best new acts from across the globe. FOCUS Wales 2022 will mark the festival’s 11th edition, and will welcome over 15,000 people to the town, building upon 2021′s record attendance across a jam-packed weekend of events. There’s no place like Wrexham during FOCUS Wales, as we showcase 250+ artists from across the world, fill out a variety of spaces and music venues, using 20 stages, and hosting a full schedule of interactive industry sessions, arts events, and film screenings, throughout the festival. In addition to the delivery of the FOCUS Wales festival, we also deliver a number international FOCUS Wales events throughout the year.



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