The returning Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which will take place in East Sussex’s Glynde Place on the weekend of June 30th – July 2nd is set to be bolstered by the addition of two big-name headliners – Little Simz and Grace Jones.
The UK rapper Simz, whose awards include the Mercury Prize along with Ivor Novello and BRIT gongs, will debut at the festival on Saturday, July 1st while Jones, who took Love Supreme by storm in 2016, returns to close this year’s bash.
Also added to the line-up for the 10th anniversary of the acclaimed three-day event are multi-million-selling, four-time Brit Award winner Emeli Sandé; powerhouse British drummer and bandleader Yussef Dayes; South London-born neo-soul star Greentea Peng; combustible US funk big band Tower of Power; three-time Grammy nominated US vocalist Jazzmeia Horn; Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan; French-Caribbean singer and bass player Adi Oasis; US R&B singer Yaya Bey; and one of the most celebrated British jazz musicians of all time, Courtney Pine CBE.
The newly announced acts join the line-up alongside the likes of pioneering bassist and vocalist Thundercat, soul queen Candi Staton – who will perform at the festival as part of her last ever run of UK shows – Brit Award-nominated gospel-soul trio Gabriels; multi-million-selling, Grammy-winning American disco group Shalamar (celebrating their 40th anniversary this year); bassist, producer, bandleader and close Miles Davis collaborator Marcus Miller; the “father of Ethiopian jazz,” Mulatu Astatke; internationally acclaimed Blue Note alto saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins; and UK soul singer-songwriter Pip Millett.
Also featuring a selection of this year’s breakthrough singers – including Obongjayar, Mica Millar, The Love Supreme Jazz Festival returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex from Friday, June 30th to Sunday, July 2nd, 2023. More acts will be announced in due course.
Tickets start at £63 (day, weekend, camping, supremium, and glamping tickets are available) and are on sale now from www.lovesupremefestival.com.