Without additional funding it is almost impossible to organize an award. Therefore we thank our partners – all interested in music in general and jazz in specific and who believe in the concept of the Il Sole In Cantina Music Award.

AUDIO ARTISTIEK : Our main commercial sponsor is high-end and hi-fi retailer ‘Audio Artistiek’. Audio Artistiek offers a fine selection of high-end audio equipment: high class cd-players, receivers, amplifiers, loudspeakers,  streaming devices and more. New as well as used equipment. Audio Artistiek resides in Vries, only a 15 minutes drive, south of Groningen. Parkingplaces available. Check the following links for more information: website, facebookinfo@audioartistiek.nl

KLAAS DIJKSTRA FONDS : The Klaas Dijkstra Fonds has agreed to subsidize the organization of the award. website

SWING MASTER : Owned by Sem van Gelder, jazz & blues record store ‘Swingmaster’ is famous for its large collection of vinyl (jazz). It attracts not only visitors from Groningen, but from all over Holland and northern Germany. website, facebook

KLINKHAMMER : Come and visit us in the shop Klinkhamer, Folkingestraat 50, 9711 JZ Groningen. websitefacebookinstagramklinkhamerrecords@gmail.com

 JAZZ CAFÈ ALTO : “A small jazz café with a large stage for jazz.” Jazz Café Alto is located at Kleine Kromme Elleboog 5, 9712 BS Groningen. facebook

LE PETIT THEATER : The smallest theatre in Groningen hosts every Saturday night a ‘mini’ jazzconcert followed by a session. Special concerts might be organized for Sundays, Thursday- or Friday nights. Before attending the concert you can dine in The Sugar Shack. The House of Cooking is the place to be for cooking classes. Products used are seasonal and most of them organically farmed. www.houseofcooking.nl / www.lekkerleveningroningen.nl