Nordic Showcase

The application is now open for 2020 (deadline May 15th) Form:

Nordic Showcase is Oslo Jazz Festival’s offer for young talented bands and music students. Contact us on behalf of your band by filling out the form on this page, or by sending us an e-mail to Please send us information about the project, band members and music links.



  • Deadline for applications May 15th.
  • Arrival Oslo – Tuesday august 11th
  • Nordic Showcase with master classes – august 11th – 15th
  • Departure Oslo – Sunday august 16th

Each band has two concerts at the Oslo Jazz Festival, and they get the opportunity to warm up for other artists in the program + jam sessions. There will be exclusive meetings with festival artists through master classes, workshops, and seminars. The festival covers travel, food and accommodation, as well as festival pass. There is no fee for the showcase bands.

Oslo Jazz Festival’s program committee will have a look at the material and listen to your sounds in May, and we will contact all the bands. If you have any questions contact us at or +47 22 42 91 20.