The Love Supreme Jazz Festival will return to Glynde in East Sussex in the summer of 2020 with a programme that once again boasts some of the leading lights from the worlds of jazz, soul, pop and R&B. The first acts announced to perform are TLC, one of the biggest-selling female R&B groups of all time who come to the UK to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their seminal album CrazySexyCool, ‘70s soul stars The Isley Brothers, who return to the UK for the first time in over 10 years, Brazilian bossa nova legend Sergio Mendes, who performs his only UK festival show of the year, and master US saxophonist Charles Lloyd, who makes his debut at the festival with his Kindred Spirits group.
TLC and Sergio Mendes will perform on Saturday, 4 July and The Isley Brothers and Charles Lloyd on Sunday, 5 July.
The Isley Brothers said in a statement: “We’re so happy to return to the UK and to be able to now tell everybody that we’re performing at next year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival! We’ve heard so many great things about this event and can’t wait to have a party with our UK fans. See you next summer!”
Now in its 8th year, Love Supreme is Europe’s biggest outdoor jazz festival and will return to the picturesque setting of the South Downs in East Sussex from Friday, 3 July – Sunday 5 July 2020.
Additional names will be announced in due course. Early Bird tickets start at £54 and go on sale this Thursday November 28th from the festival’s official website.
Jimmy Cliff, Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum, Chick Corea, Snarky Puppy, Louie Vega, Gogo Penguin, Mahalia, Kamaal Williams and many more featured the bill for the 3-day festival, which also took place at Glynde Place in East Sussex from 5 to 7 July in 2019. Alongside its 3 main stages, Love Supreme also presents a selection of additional performance spaces including the dance and spoken word Bands & Voices stage.