JazzContest Mechelen is a contest for young musicians younger than 26 years old. It is organised by Jazzzolder VZW in collaboration with Cultuurcentrum and mmMechelen Feest and Conservatorium Mechelen.
Do you play in a group and do you want to participate with your group in the contest you will need to submit two demo tracks
From these submissions 8 groups
are selected for the semi-finals which are taking place on June 29th and June 30th 2019. From these 8 groups, 4 groups are selected for the finals
that will take place at the classic podium at Maanrock Mechelen 2019 on the 23th of August 2019.
Registrations will opened on the 15th of February, after which you will have time until the 30th of April to register.
In order to participate you need to meet the criteria as described by our rules.
Updated rules will be published soon.
The prizes for the winner include:
Pictures of previous editions
- A money prize worth € 1500
- A day at a professional recording studio
- Several chances to play at locations in and around Mechelen
- A performance at the Mechelen jazz festival Jazzathome