2020 Open Programme Submissions
The 10th Lancaster Jazz Festival will take place from 9-13 September 2020. We are now accepting submissions for our open program and are on the lookout for applications from innovative and exciting jazz and contemporary music acts.

We are interested in submissions from established bands, artists with ideas for new projects or emerging artists looking to develop or even start their careers - from anyone really.

If you’d like to be considered for this year's festival please fill out the form below.

Please note that you can answer the "What do you do?" question on video if you would prefer.

The closing date for applications is the 28th February and we very much look forward to hearing your submissions.
Email address *
Your name *
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Contact phone number *
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Contact email *
This will be used to contact you to let you know the outcome of your submission and collect further information for the Festival. You will not be added to any mailing lists. Please add info@lancasterjazz.com to your address book.
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Where are you based? *
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Band/project name *
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Listening links
Please provide links to two full tracks that reflect the project you are applying for.
Link 1 *
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Link 2 *
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What do you do? *
Please tell us about your music, what you’re trying to achieve, why you are playing this music and why it excites you. A couple of sentences will do, and please don’t paste your EPK into here! Alternatively you can make us a video to answer this question and post the link below.
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Band Members *
Please provide us with the names/instruments that make up your expected lineup.
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Does your performance have any specific production requirements beyond typical PA, back line and monitoring? *
If yes, please give details
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Do you require an acoustic piano for your performance? *
Is there anything else you'd like us to know?
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We aim to keep our programme accessible to everyone and will contact successful applicants at a later date to discuss any access needs.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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