Here is the application for
VILNIUS MAMA JAZZ 2017 | Showcase Stage
The festival dates: 15-19 of November 2017.
The deadline for the application:
7̶t̶h̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶M̶a̶y̶,̶ ̶2̶0̶1̶7̶
Extended to 14th of May 2017.
Dear artist or representative of artist,
The colourful Vilnius Mama Jazz festival, which offers a variety of jazz styles, has been held in the capital of Lithuania since 2002. The musical line-ups have encompassed everything from all star projects to contemporary post-bop, live sound for silent cinema, and arrangements of Led Zeppelin music accompanied by cabbage soup flavour. Quality, originality and relevance are the unifying factors defining the diversity of festival programmes.
First edition of the Showcase Stage presented 10 foreign acts and 2 Lithuanian acts. Festival hosted 20 delegates from 9 different countries.
This year festival presents second edition of Vilnius Mama Jazz | Showcase Stage. We’re looking for bands and live acts with previous concert experience, who are ready for international exposure.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURE
Deadline for the application: 7th of May, 2017.
Announcement of selected participants: 14th of May, 2017.
Festival dates: 15-19 November 2017.
The application form and information material (band information, press releases and songs) must be provided via the gigmit online application system only. We reserve the right to edit your artist introduction where necessary and ask for more materials if needed.
Please note this application will not guarantee you a slot in the festival line-up, but every application will be considered and we will be in touch with you latest by 14th of May, 2017. Due to the high number of applications we are unable to give personal feedback to any band or artist who have been unsuccessful.
We will provide:
✔ accommodation for one night
✔ dinner on the day of the performance
✔ best possible promotion
✔ sound & lights
✔ exposure to international music industry press & professionals
✔ Festival Pass to all festival events. (Festival passes are for band and crew. One pass per person.)
✘ Please note that the festival does not cover fees and travel costs.
Selected artists are required to perform 35 minute sets unless discussed differently.
All participating bands commit to using only the available backline and PA.
Backline will be provided according to the submitted technical riders after approval of festival’s managing technical engineer.
Incomplete or sent via email applications will not be taken into consideration.
All conditions and respective liabilities of each party will be put down in a concert agreement that is to be signed by both parties prior to the event
The organizer is authorized to record the performances and receives the broadcast rights, as long as it has no monetary benefit. The recordings are made available on internet to the artists for their own non-commercial self-promotion.
NB. The applicants are responsible for organizing and financing the arrival and departure of their bands, and bear any additional costs. Therefore, we strongly encourage all showcasing artists to apply for funding at the relevant institutions in their respective home countries. Please note if needed festival can provide you with a letter of invitation.