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Artists’ Submissions for mjf 2018 are now open!

Every summer, we present what we believe to be one of the most vibrant, exciting and original festival programmes in the UK. We also take pride in our open approach to making it easy for musicians and bands to get their ideas to us. This year we have even more opportunities for artists to get their music to us!

mjf introduces: Mali Hayes


Applications close 12pm 9 October 2017 for mjf hothouse, mjf’s new project offering 6 weeks of support, industry mentoring, paid rehearsal and performance opportunities to those who are not familiar with lengthy forms and complicated grant applications. Interviews will be held between 18-20 October 2017. Click here for more info.


Applications close 12pm 24 November 2017 for mjf introduces, mjf’s unique platform for talented emerging regional bands aged 16 – 25. Click here for more info.


mjf 2017: Elliot Galvin

Applications close 12pm 24 November 2017 for the Artists’ Submissions – for all artists wishing to participate in the general festival programme. Click here for more info.


Applications close 12pm 1 November 2017 for the Irwin Mitchell mjf Originals commission. The UK’s only open jazz commissioning scheme for composer-musicians. Interviews will be held between the 8-10 November 2017. Click here for more info.