Artist submissions to perform at mjf2023 are now open  – submit an application here.

mjf was the first festival to pioneer an open artists’ submission system and this still informs our programme today.

We’re a contemporary jazz festival and we champion artists playing original work – especially those living and working in the north west of England.

We are brave in our programming, constantly on the lookout for up and coming talent, and often give a platform to new and surprising music.

mjf gives priority to:

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