Please note that electronic submissions are now accepted.

Submission Deadlines

TD Victoria International JazzFest

June 23 - July 2, 2017

**Canadian artists/bands applying for Canada Council tour funding must submit to the Victoria Jazz Society/TD Victoria International JazzFest by September 20, 2016. This is because the deadline for the Canada Council touring grants has been switched to October 15, 2016. There will be no December 1 deadline in 2016. (Please specify in the submission package that you are applying for Canada Council funding).

Foreign artists/bands and Canadian artists/bands not applying for Canada Council tour funding must submit by December 10, 2016.

British Columbian and local artists/bands must submit by January 15, 2017.

Vancouver Island Blues Bash

September 2 - September 4, 2017

The submission deadline for the 2016 festival is May 10, 2017.

Year Round Concert Season

Mid-September to mid-April

Submission must be made a minimum of 90 days before intended date of performance. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Victoria Jazz Society at 250-388-4423 or

Submission Package Requirements

If you are an artist/band interested in performing for the Victoria Jazz Society, we require you to make a submission which includes the following information:

  • Band name
  • All band members’ names and their instruments
  • Contact name of person and/or agency/management for booking of artist/band
  • Booking contact details: full mailing address, phone numbers, fax number, email, and website
  • Brief synopsis of your music
  • Link to EPK (electronic press kit) and streaming music (provide CD if possible)

Where to Submit

Submissions may be emailed, mailed, or dropped off in person:


Mailing Address:
Victoria Jazz Society
PO Box 39083, RPO James Bay,
Victoria, BC V8V 4X8 

Office Address:
For in person drop off only
#202 - 345 Quebec Street
(2nd floor of the Harbour Towers Hotel)
Victoria, BC, V8V 1W4

Please note that due to large volume of submissions that we receive, it is not possible to reply to all applications (submission packages will not be returned). Only selected applicants will be notified.