More Supreme Beings

The Love Supreme Festival has announced another wave of acts confirmed to perform at this summer’s event, which returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex from July 5-7. Joining a line-up that already includes the likes of Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Chick Corea and Kamaal Williams will be some of the standout artists from the UK scene as well as a selection of talent from across the international jazz and soul spectrum.
You can now add Louie Vega and his full Elements of Life band to the list, plus Parisian electro-swing collective Caravan Palace, fiery New Orleans five piece Tank and The Bangas, pianist Christian Sands, Aussie soul guys The Teskey Brothers and two acts from the forefront of the thriving Chicago scene: drummer and producer Makaya McCraven, and trumpeter Marquis Hill’s Blacktet.
There’s also strong contingent of UK acts, including Gogo Penguin, Mahalia, Brand New Heavies, Tenderlonius, Maisha, Joe Armon-Jones, Orphy Robinson [who will recreate Van Morrison’s seminal Astral Weeks album], Sons of Kemet tuba don Theon Cross, London groups Steam Down and SEED Ensemble.
What’s more, alongside a packed schedule of gigs, the festival will host after-parties, 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.
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