Jazz Musicians Submissions


Thank you for your interest in performing at the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Arts & Jazz Festival. We are looking to book local, regional and national jazz bands in a wide variety of jazz genres. If you're interested, please fill out the form below.
Festival Application Submission Deadline: Monday, May 15, 2017

JAZZ MUSICIANS - Festival Submission Form

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YouTube / VIMEO Address
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Starting in April, we will be hosting weekly fundraisers leading up to the festival in September — The Jazz Showcase (1st & 3rd Thursdays); Jazz R&B Party (2nd & 4th Thursdays) and Jazz Night (every Friday). We are looking to book local and regional bands. If you're interested in playing at one of our fundraisers, please fill out the form below.
Fundraiser Application Deadline: This is an ongoing search with no deadline.

JAZZ & JAZZY R&B MUSICIANS - Weekly Fundraiser Submission Form

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 6-11pm
Jazz Showcase @ The Summit
23 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43604

2nd, 3rd & 4th Fridays, 7-11pm
Jazz Night @ Charlottes Hall
5319 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43615

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6-11pm
Jazzy R&B Party @ The Summit
23 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43604

MS Word or PDF file
jpg, png or pdf file
MS Word or PDF file
YouTube and/or VIMEO URL Address

For more information and/or if you have difficulty filling out the forms, please call Hugh at 419-309-2401 AND email the following information to: glajfestival@gmail.com

  • Band Name
  • Music Genre (Jazz or Jazzy R&B)
  • Contact Person (name, phone, email)
  • Performance Sample (.mp3 and/or Youtube link)
  • Social Media (website, facebook link)

2015 Jazz Line-Up


2016 Jazz Line-Up


A Portion Of Our Festival & Fundraiser Proceeds Will...


Create A Scholarship Fund To Buy Musical Instruments
& Provide Music/Art Lessons To Toledo-Area Children

Who will the next Picasso or Miles Davis be? This year, we are very proud to announce the start of the Great Lakes Arts & Jazz Festival scholarship fund. A portion of the proceeds from our fundraisers and festival will buy music instruments and art/music lessons for Toledo-area children. This year’s scholarship recipients will be the “Littles” of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio, who have expressed a passion for music and the arts.


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