Love Supreme 2013

The inaugural Love Supreme Festival was met with a rapturous response from fans and critics alike.

Over 15000 people visited the sun-drenched grounds of Glynde Place across the 2 days.

The likes of Bryan Ferry & The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Chic feat. Nile Rodgers, Esperanza Spalding, Brand New Heavies and Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra took to the Main Stage while in the Big Top Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Branford Marsalis & Terence Blanchard wowed the crowds. Over in the Arena the likes of Roller Trio, Portico Quartet and Andreya Triana brought the cutting edge side of Jazz while on the Bandstand the best in local Jazz was showcased. Over 50 acts appeared across the weekend .

See some of the reviews below.

“The ambitiously programmed Love Supreme… an unabashedly wide take on the genre.”
Financial Times
“Sunny, soulful and supremely good. It’s what the British music festival scene – and specifically the British jazz scene – has wanted. Good times, indeed. Here’s to many more of them.”
**** The Huffington Post

“The first Love Supreme festival is a Woodstock moment for British Jazz… the perfect setting… the quality rarely dips below the height of the endless sun.”
***** The Independent

“Inspirational musicianship, sunshine, scenery and humanity of all ages… they may have invented the British jazz world’s Glastonbury.”
**** The Guardian

“The most ambitious high profile UK Jazz event in recent memory. A highly memorable first edition. A special weekend that many hope will be repeated next year. Bring it on.”
Jazzwise

“The ambitiously programmed Love Supreme… an unabashedly wide take on the genre.”
Financial Times

“Glyndebourne has an exuberant young neighbour… the audiences had the Glasto spirit…the event deserves to become an annual fixture”
**** The Times

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