Love Supreme Jazz Festival announces additions to the line-up

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Today the management of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival announced the addition of Pharoah Sanders, Level 42, Chris Dave & the Drumhedz, Lalah Hathaway to the bill of the 2018 edition. These artists join the already star studded line-up announced earlier this year.

The Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex from June 29th – July 1st, will present broad array of stars performing at the 3-day event including 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.

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.

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.”

Level 42

Level 42

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.

Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway

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.

The full line-up to date as well as ticket details can be found on the festival website.

Last modified: July 16, 2018