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
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:
- 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