JazzContest Mechelen 2020
A contest for young and promising Jazz groups
Registrations closed
Winner of 2019: Hlib Baisha Trio
Best solist of 2019: Jim Monneau

2019 edition

© Cover photo by Jassepoes
COVID-19 Update
Due to the recent events, we are cancelling Jazzcontest Mechelen 2021.

Any updates to the participation rules for next year edition will be communicated in the future.

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.


The semi-finals will take place on March 22 2020 at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen (CC). The groups will play at two venues at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen.


The finals will take place on Friday evening August 28th 2020 at the Maanrock festival.


The prizes for the winner include: Rules
In order to participate you need to meet the criteria as described by our rules.
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2019 edition
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