Artist Submissions for mjf 2023 have now closed!

Please check back late next year to apply for mjf 2024. We’d like to thank everyone that’s submitted so far, we can’t wait to listen to your work.

In the meantime, here is a little more on our artist submission’s process:

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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