Jazz artists, apply for grants of up to $15,000 supporting three- to six-site tours through the national Jazz Road Tours program.

The next application deadline is June 15, 2023, with regular deadlines throughout the coming years. Learn more and apply.

South Arts is pleased to announce that the next application cycle of Jazz Road Tours will open on May 1, 2023. This artist-centric grant program puts funds directly in the hands of jazz artists across the US to connect with audiences around the country.Jazz Road Tours grants range from $5,000 to $15,000, funding the artists directly to cover a portion of eligible tour expenses including artist fees, travel, housing, meals, backline, road/sound/tour management, 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. The next application cycle opens May 1 with a deadline of June 15, and additional regular deadlines throughout the coming years.

Glenn Wilson