Five weeks until million-selling French star joins Burt Bacharach, Grace Jones, Lianne La Havas, Melody Gardot, Kamasi Washington and many more on bill for 3-day event
“A Woodstock moment for British Jazz… the perfect setting… the quality rarely dips below the height of the endless sun” The Independent ★★★★★
Now in its fourth year, Love Supreme is widely regarded as the one of the leading jazz festivals in the world and this reputation is set to be further cemented thanks to a truly eclectic line-up of international stars and up-and-coming talent confirmed for the 3-day event. The latest addition to the bill is acclaimed jazz-house producer St Germain who joins the likes of Burt Bacharach, Grace Jones, Lianne La Havas, Melody Gardot, Kamasi Washington, Gogo Penguin and many more at Glynde Place in East Sussex from July 1st – 3rd.
The festival will this year also play host to the Verve Jazz Lounge, which will celebrate 60 years of the iconic American jazz label with a range of talks, panel discussions, film screenings and exclusive performances. Renowned record store Rough Trade will also be on-site, hosting artist signings throughout the weekend.
The wealth of activities aimed at children includes the Higgidy Kids Green, a dedicated kids area featuring dance offs, bubble machine games and a hula hop workshop, a huge bouncy castle, swing dance lessons, a vintage funfair and early morning family yoga and swing classes. All family activities are included in the ticket price.
This year also sees the introduction 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 2016 takes place at Glynde Place in East Sussex from July 1st – 3rd and tickets are available from www.lovesupremefestival.com. Weekend tickets start at ￡£110 and day tickets are £￡54. See www.lovesupremefestival.com for further details.
The full line-up is as follows: Grace Jones, Burt Bacharach, Melody Gardot, Lianne La Havas, Caro Emerald, Kelis, St Germain, Gilles Peterson, Kamasi Washington, Scofield Mehldau Guiliana, Average White Band, GoGo Penguin, Esperanza Spalding presents Emily’s D+ Evolution, Morcheeba, Erik Truffaz 4tet, Bernhoft, Kandace Springs, The Milk, Mahalia, Claire Martin & Ray Gelato, Avery Sunshine, The Correspondents, The Stanley Clarke Band, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Ibrahim Maalouf, Jacob Collier, Anthony Strong Quintet, Swindle, Riot Jazz Brass Band, Binker & Moses, Beats & Pieces Big Band, Liane Carroll, Native Dancer, Femi Temowo with Engines Orchestra, Partikel’s String Theory Quartet, Trope