Artist submissions for mjf2022 are now open!

We’re busy planning for our event set to take place in late May 2022 and now we want to hear from you.

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

mjf gives priority to:

Submission deadline: midnight on Thursday 30 September 2021

Apply to perform at mjf2022