Love Supreme Jazz Festival returns to Glynde Place for its milestone 10th edition on Fri 30 June – Sun 2 July. This year’s programme is topped by Mercury Prize, Ivor Novello and Brit Award-winning UK rapper Little Simz and the legendary Grace Jones, making it the only major UK music festival with an all-female headline bill.
A huge array of the leading lights from across the jazz and soul spectrum will also be performing across the weekend
including the likes of multi-million-selling, four-time Brit Award winner Emeli Sandé, French singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire FKJ, pioneering bassist and vocalist Thundercat, Brit Award nominated gospel-soul trio Gabriels, soul queen Candi Staton (as part of her final UK shows), bassist, producer, bandleader and close Miles Davis collaborator Marcus Miller, powerhouse British drummer and bandleader Yussef Dayes, multi-million-selling, Grammy-winning American soul group Shalamar (celebrating their 40th anniversary) and the father of Ethiopian jazz Mulatu Astatke.
There’s also incendiary US funk big band Tower of Power, South London-born neo-soul star Greentea Peng, South African vocal group The Joy, Brit-funk outfit Incognito, UK soul singer-songwriter Pip Millett, Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, one of the most celebrated British jazz musicians of all time, Courtney Pine CBE, US R&B singer Yaya Bey, three-time Grammy nominated US vocalist Jazzmeia Horn, internationally acclaimed Blue Note alto saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, and French-Caribbean singer and bass player Adi Oasis, plus DJ sets from UK legends Danny Krivit and Greg Wilson, and much more.
And so much more to do or discover at Love Supreme
Additional offerings this year will include a wellness and yoga area, organized hill walks across the South Downs, a host of activities aimed at children, a long-table-style banqueting restaurant, the Supremium VIP area, which will offer a range of premium benefits plus the opportunity to watch exclusive artist performances, and the Jazz Lounge, which will present a range of artist interviews, talks, panel discussions, breakfast news reviews and film screenings. The festival will also see the return of an expanded Bands & Voices area, which presents cabaret, spoken word and swing dance lessons, and nestled away in the woods the Blue In Green area presents live music and DJs late into the night.