New Cycle of Jazz Road Tours Grants Now Open!

From South Arts –

The next cycle of Jazz Road Tours is now open to jazz artists nationwide, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support your next tour. Applications for this cycle are due June 1, 2024, with additional deadlines occurring regularly through 2026.

Jazz artists, Jazz Road Tours grants are now open! This artist-centric grant program puts funds directly in the hands of jazz musicians in order to tour and share your work with audiences across the country.

Jazz Road Tours grants range from $5,000 to $15,000, funding artists across the US to cover a portion of eligible tour expenses including artist fees, travel, housing, meals, backline, road/sound/tour management, childcare, and costs related to tour coordination and promotion. The Jazz Road Tours program is designed to help artists earn a living wage while on the road. Applications are now being accepted with a deadline of June 1 for tours occurring October 1, 2024 – April 1, 2025, with additional regular deadlines throughout the coming years.