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Stand-up quartet to headline comedy at FOCUS Wales 2016


November 10, 2016

Star TV stand-ups Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes and Pete Firman are to perform on the same night at Glyndŵr University Wrexham as the headline comedy acts for an international music and arts festival.

The university’s William Aston Hall will once again be the venue for leading live comedy at FOCUS Wales 2016.

The four comedians are performing at the iconic Wrexham venue as part of the All Star Stand Up Tour on Friday May 13 from 7.30pm.

Lynda Powell, director of operations at Glyndŵr University, said: “We’ve got a vibrant arts scene here in Wrexham and Glyndŵr University is proud to be able to facilitate its growth, bringing live music and comedy to the town.

“We’ve been involved with FOCUS Wales since the start and we’re delighted to be supporting the event again in 2016.”

More than 5000 people are expected to attend FOCUS Wales at multiple venues across Wrexham from May 12 to 14, 2016.

The first headliners announced for the 2016 festival include explosive indie/electronic crossover The Sunshine Underground, who headline the Friday night.

Fresh from supporting The Foo Fighters and from slots at Reading and Leeds festivals, rockers rockers God Damn open the festival on Thursday night.

Alongside this Gwenno (who received a four star review for her album in both MOJO and Q magazine) makes her FOCUS Wales debut headlining at St Giles church; NME favourites Kagoule are at Central Station and H.Hawkline, John Lawrence (Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci) and Kizzy Crawford also take top spots.

200 bands from Wales and overseas will take to the stage over the four days, plus industry speakers as part of the interactive sessions.

Earlybird wristbands, which grant access to all FOCUS events throughout the three days of the festival, are still available available now at: for just £30 each.

Tickets allow access to all FOCUS Wales shows and interactive programmes.

FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government.

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