Love Supreme festival has announced it’s first wave of artists for the 3rd edition of the festival taking place 3-5 July 2015 at Glynde Place near Brighton.
Queen of Soul Chaka Khan will top the bill on Saturday night and the legendary Van Morrison will close proceedings on Sunday night.
The Big Top this year will play host to revered South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist and singer Hugh Masekela and a very special collaboration between international jazz giants Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus. Making his second appearance at the festival is Terence Blanchard, who will be bringing his new E-Collective project to Love Supreme.
Also appearing are vocal royalty in the form of five time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves (including the 2015 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album) and Candi Staton alongside performances from Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion, Submotion Orchestra, Blue Note star Ambrose Akinmusire, Hiatus Kaiyote, Mercury Prize nominees Gogo Penguin, powerhouse vocalist Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, up and coming soul star Jarrod Lawson and Bill Laurance Project (led by one of the founding members of LS favourites Snarky Puppy).
There is a wealth of cutting edge new and established talent both from the UK and internationally with Get the Blessing, Theo Croker, Kneebody,Joe Stilgoe, Gabby Young & Other Animals, Hackney Colliery Big Band, Dylan Howe’s Subterraneans, Christine Tobin, Partisans, Blue Eyed Hawk, Elliot Galvin Trio, The Vampires and Shiver and with many more to come.
You can view the full line up so far here