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The 2019 edition of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival runs from 12-21 July.

We are accepting musician submissions from November 1 to March 22 ONLY.

The Festival is a curated event  and we are curious and interested in hearing new music. If you’d like to get on our radar please send an email to us


1.    Your band/artist/agency name PLUS genre/style(s) in the header

2.    A short bio 

3.    A link to 1 or 2 key videos that exemplify the band’s live performance 

4.    A link to a high quality (at least 4M) image

5.    Your contact details

6.    Information about where you are based

7.   Information about any other dates in the UK in June/July/August 2018

Please submit your applications to via email.  

Please note that we do NOT accept applications via Social Media or postal submissions

We will be in touch ONLY if we’re able to make an offer 

In earlier years a number of false offers were sent to musicians purporting to come from the Festival – please note that we will NEVER ask you to pay anything in advance and any emails that ask you to do this are not from us.

With best wishes - the Festival team


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