Artist Submissions for mjf2024 have now closed! All successful applicants will be contacted in the new year. 

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.

Last year’s artists included:

mjf gives priority to:

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