Jazz Services has received the following press release from the July Jazz Smolyan festival in
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The International Ethno-Jazz festival “JULY JAZZ Smolyan”, taking place in Smolyan, Bulgaria, from Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th July 2012, will be presenting artists from Bulgaria and the Balkan neighbourhood during the three Festival days.
The event is an initiative by Open Space Foundation and local partners in
The call for showcase proposals for JULY JAZZ MY STAGE is now open, with a deadline of Monday, 25th June.
Are you a professional musician/band and ready to go international? Do you deserve wider audiences and have the professional standards necessary to tour? If so, this call is for you! Come perform at July Jazz Smolyan 2012, where the audience will choose the 3 BEST bands.
Winners are awarded: participation in 4 festivals in
Funding: Please note that the organisers of JULY JAZZ Smolyan are not in the position to cover any fees and travel expenses. What will be provided is a 45-55 minutes showcase slot, the stage, the necessary equipment to perform and extensive promotional treatment. That includes promotion of the show itself, newsletters, online promo, publication of full bios and contact details in the JULY JAZZ Guide, and much more. Additionally, all invited artists will get free full access to all features of the JULY JAZZ event and PERELIK Pure Jazz, plus accommodation and catering.
So, if you want to propose a showcase, think carefully about financing and let us know what support or funding you have.
Interested? Here's how to submit…
Please include in this email:
- subject line: JULY JAZZ MY STAGE proposal + name of artist
- a biography in English
- a discography (if available)
- full technical rider (including backline) & stage plot
- a selection of internet links (Youtube, Facebook, homepage, etc) or 2 musical files (mp3)
To be considered by the jury you need to send ALL the above items, without exception. Please send them in English. The application for performing on JULY JAZZ MY STAGE is free of charge. Deadline is Monday, 25th June.
On 30th June you will receive a reply regarding your approved for participation. If you have been selected, you will receive your timing and stage details.