Finals at Maanrock Mechelen 2017
The finals will take place at Maanrock 2017

JazzContest Mechelen
A contest for young and promising Jazz groups
Winner of 2016: Vortex Kwintet

© Cover photo by Mark Van Mullem


The finals will take place on Maanrock Mechelen 25th of August 2017. After the four finalists have played the jury will decide who wins, during the time they deliberate, the group "Compro Oro" will play. This last performance is not a stand-alone concert, but it is part of JazzLab Series.
Group Time
Man Staris (BE) 19:15-19:45
AwkWords (BE) 20:45-21:15
Compro Oro 22:30-23:30
Proclamatie 23:30
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 March 26th 2017. From these 8 groups, 4 groups are selected for the finals that will take place at the classic podium at Maanrock Mechelen 2017on the 25th of August 2017.


The prizes for the winner include: Previous editions