The next wave of acts has been announced to headline Love Supreme Jazz Festival, Glynde Place, July 5-7. They include Grammy-award winner Louie Vega with his full Elements of Life band, iconic acid-jazz group Brand New Heavies, and Brits’ Critics Choice nominee Mahalia, as well as fantastic talent from abroad such as Parisian electro-swing collective Caravan Palace,fiery New Orleans five piece Tank and the Bangas, and two acts from the forefront of the thriving Chicago scene; drummer and producer Makaya McCraven, and trumpeter Marquis Hill’s Blacktet.
They join a topnotch line up announced last month – Ms. Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Chick Corea and Kamaal Williams amongst them. Alongside a packed schedule of gigs, the festival will host afterparties, including a Louie Vega DJ set; the Jazz Lounge, which will feature artist Q&As, panels, exclusive album playbacks and film screenings; a number of kids areas including the vintage funfair; early morning salsa classes; the Jazz in the Round stage; the Verdict Bandstand; Bands & Voices cabaret and spoken word stage; late night jam sessions; long table banqueting; secret swimming and much more. Tickets and additional info available at https://lovesupremefestival.com/