Celebrate summer at the Love Supreme Jazz Festival – only 7 miles away from Brighton

Posted On 09 Apr 2018 at 7:45 pm

The Love Supreme Jazz Festival is set to return to East Sussex this summer.

The prestigious musical event, which is ideal for the whole family, will take place from Friday June 29th to Sunday July 1st amidst the wonderful rolling Sussex countryside within the grounds of the stunning Glynde Place located two miles east of Lewes and just 7 miles from Brighton & Hove Albion’s Amex Stadium.

The 3-day Love Supreme 2018 event has a host of superb music acts on offer this year, including choice star acts Earth Wind & Fire, Tom Misch, Elvis Costello, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic, Steve Winwood, Mavis Staples, Tony Allen, Mr Jukes, Nubya Garcia, Dave Holland Zakir Hussain Chris Potter Trio and many more are revered saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders, chart-topping Brit-funk outfit Level 42, the genre-blurring Chris Dave & The Drumhedz, Grammy-winning jazz and R&B vocalist Lalah Hathaway, and jazz-funk band MF Robots, fronted by Brand New Heavies founder Jan Kincaid and vocalist Dawn Joseph.

The festival has also added to the strong contingent of contemporary jazz acts performing this year with Swiss pianist Nik Bartsch’s Ronin, British-Jamaican vibraphonist Orphy Robinson, Denys Baptiste with his acclaimed “Late Trane” project, and award-winning UK vocalist and pianist Ian Shaw all confirmed to perform across the weekend.

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Level 42’s Mark King said “It’s great to be joining the line-up for this year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival. There are loads of top acts performing across the weekend and we look forward to joining what looks set to be an absolutely incredible celebration of jazz, soul and funk music.”

The festival will again host the Jazz Lounge, which will present a range of talks, panel discussions, film screenings and exclusive performances. This year also sees a wealth of activities aimed at children including a dedicated area featuring a huge bouncy castle, swing dance lessons, a vintage funfair and early morning family yoga and swing classes, as well as the return of The Lazy Bird Kitchen, a long-table-style banqueting restaurant, which will work closely with local artisan producers to offer festival goers a high quality dining option. This year will also see a new stage featuring cabaret and spoken word as well as late night live music. More details will be released soon.

So let’s meet the full line-up to date:

Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Elvis Costello

Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood

George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic

George Clinton

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders

Tom Misch

Tom Misch

Level 42

Level 42

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

Mr Jukes

Mr Jukes

Portico Quartet

Portico Quartet (pic by Duncan-Bellamy)

Dave Holland/Zakir Hussain/Chris Potter

Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain, Chris-Potter

Songhoy Blues

Songhoy Blues

Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway

Tony Allen

Tony Allen

Curtis Harding

Curtis Harding

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

Chris Dave

James Taylor Quartet

James Taylor

Moses Boyd Exodus

Moses Boyd Exodus

Ezra Collective

Ezra Collective

Moonchild

Moonchild

Keyon Harrold

Keyon Harrold (pic Deneka Peniston)

Alfa Mist

Alfa Mist (Donnie)

Nik Bartsch’s Ronin

Nik Baertsch Ronin (pic Jonas Holthaus)

PP Arnold

PP Arnold

Zara Mcfarlane

Zara Mcfarlane

Nubya Garcia

Nubya Garcia

MF Robots

MF Robots

Yazz Ahmed

Yazz-Ahmed (pic Giulietta Verdon-Roe)

Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Orphy Robinson Allstars

Orphy Robinson

Denys Baptiste – Late Trane

Denys Baptiste (pic Dave Stapleton)

Dwight Trible & Gondwana Orchestra

Dwight Trible

Oscar Jerome

Oscar Jerome (pic Alex Kurunis)

Rohey

Rohey (pic Signe Fuglesteg Luksengard)

Barney Artist

Barney Artist

Leo Richardson Quartet

Leo Richardson

Samuel Eagles Spirit

Samuel Eagles (Ram Jam)

Tal Gamlieli Trio

Tal Gamlieli

Day tickets start at £54 and weekend tickets start at £125.
Details of all ticket prices can be found at https://lovesupremefestival.com

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