SARAH JONES (FOCUS WALES)
Sarah Jones is the Programme Manager of FOCUS Wales international showcase festival. 2020 will be Sarah's 7th year working on FOCUS Wales, having started as a festival assistant ahead of the 2014 event. FOCUS Wales is an annual international showcase festival for the Welsh music industry, and takes place in Wrexham each May, placing the industry spotlight firmly on the talent that Wales has to offer the world. 2019 marks the festival’s 9th edition, and will welcome over 11,000 festival goers, with over 200+ bands from around the world performing across 20 stages. Alongside the annual festival, FOCUS Wales are now developing an international branch to their work, supporting artists from Wales to export across the globe, with FOCUS Wales showcases to date at SXSW, M pour Montreal, BreakOut West, Zandari Festa Korea plus more projects to be announced. Sarah also assists with booking and marketing for Llangollen Fringe Festival.