Love Supreme Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2019

Love Supreme Festival has announced the lineup for this summer's festival, which will include sets from Earth, Wind & Fire, Tom Misch and Elvis Costello.

The UK's only major greenfield jazz festival will take place at Glynde Place in East Sussex from 29 June until 1 July 2018.

Joining them will be a host of expansive, far-reaching names from across the jazz and soul spectrum, including former Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith frontman Steve Winwood, one of music's most definitive funk bands George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic and gospel legend Mavis Staples

Also confirmed to perform this year are Atlanta-based rising soul star Curtis Harding, Malian desert-blues four-piece Songhoy Blues, and innovative US trumpeter Keyon Harrold, who was called upon to conjure up the sound of Miles Davis for the Grammy winning Miles Ahead soundtrack.

On the announcement, festival Director Ciro Romano said: "Jazz is in a special place at the moment and our aim with Love Supreme is to mirror its ability to push boundaries, defy trends and attract new audiences.

"We’re incredibly proud of this year’s line-up and feel confident that we’re reflecting the breadth of the current jazz scene and the influence it’s having across the music world."

The festival will again host the Verve 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.

Love Supreme Jazz Festival will take place on 29 June – 1 July 2018. Find out more on our guide, and book your tickets and accommodation to this year's festival here.

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