• Riley Stone-Lonergan by Lluvia Creative Studio
  • Shannon Reilly with the Pat McCarthy Quartet
  • Portmanteau
  • Adam Stapleford, Taupe
  • Inclusion Principle

About northern line

northern line Ambassador Artists offer the highest quality musical experience with low financial risk. Since 2013, northern line has featured 37 artists who’ve made now made over 400 gigs with 130 plus promoters. Round 4 adds another 11 artists taking the total to 48.

Information for Promoters

Booking form for Round 4 artists opens on 1st May 2016. Artists can be contacted immediately via artist pages.Find out about northern line and how to book a northern line band: promoter information page.

How do I apply to be an Ambassador Artist?

The next call for artists will be late 2016 / early 2017. There are no age restrictions or stylistic barriers and we expect that the final roster will reflect the diverse range of musicians and types of music making taking place across the North. The roster is chosen by a selection panel consisting of artists, festival, club and rural touring promoters,jazz industry professionals and Jazz North staff.

NL R4 roster 2


Members of the new 2016-17 northern line artist roster at their induction day at Matt & Phred’s, Manchester. Round 4 artists will be available with subsidised artist fee from 1st September 2016 – 31st December 2017.