Focus live in Wigan


Focus are pleased to announce that they will play the Old Courts building in Wigan this coming Saturday; with support from Grassroots and Bigfoot, this promises to be a special night. With their unique brand of progressive rock, Focus manifested themselves at the start of the ’70s as the most successful and appreciated of all theFocus are pleased to announce that they will play the Old Courts building in Wigan this coming Saturday; with support from Grassroots and Bigfoot, this promises to be a special night. With their unique brand of progressive rock, Focus manifested themselves at the start of the ’70s as the most successful and appreciated of all the Dutch pop-rock exports. Fronted by founding member Thijs Van Leer, and best known for their hits “Hocus Pocus”, “House of The King” and “Sylvia”, as well as critically acclaimed albums ‘Moving Waves’, ‘Focus 3′ and ‘Hamburger Concerto’, the iconic Dutch music masters are back with their tenth album, which is guaranteed to please their legions of fans! After a comeback in the early 2000’s, which resulted in the well-received albums ‘Focus 8′ and ‘Focus 9′, the band regrouped with a fantastic new line-up. Along with Thijs van Leer on vocals, flute and keyboards, back on the drums is famed Focus drummer Pierre van der Linden, who joined the group on their second album ‘Moving Waves’ in 1972. Internationally renowned for his rhythmic skills, Pierre remains a defining factor in the Focus sound. Bassist Bobby Jacobs, who comes from a well-acclaimed Dutch musical family and […]

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