FOCUS Wales announce Peter Hook as keynote speaker for 2015 event

News: 17th December 2014 by Louise Dodgson under Artist Managers, Finance, Law & Music Business, Music Training & Careers

FOCUS Wales presents a new and exciting interactive programme for its 5th edition in 2015. The national showcase for music from Wales will offer a two day programme of keynotes and discussions at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel, Wrexham, North Wales on the 23rd & 24th April 2015.
Confirmed speakers to date include Peter Hook of Joy Division / New Order as a keynote speaker on Friday 24th April! Peter will be discussing his life in music as a part of these two iconic British bands. 
Also joining the line-up are: BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, editor of the NME Mike Williams, BBC Radio 6Music’s Chris Hawkins, Leo Nicholas of Spinefarm Records, and Dan Brown of Raw Power Management feature in the panel discussions alongside representatives from Arts Council, PRS For Music, PRS For Music Foundation, Music Glue, BandWagon, Team Rock, Arts & Business Cymru, and Wales Arts International.
For more information on all confirmed panellists, and tickets, visit the web link below.
Full festival tickets grant access to all FOCUS Wales interactive sessions and panels, all live performances, workshops, and all comedy shows. FOCUS Wales 2015 takes place on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th April across various venues in Wrexham, North Wales. 
Full 4 day wristbands for admission to all FOCUS events are available now. 
FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government.

Image credit: Mark McNulty


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