Love Supreme music festival announces headline act

Love Supreme Jazz Festival announces headline act
Love Supreme Jazz Festival announces headline act

A POPULAR jazz festival has announced their headline performer.

Love Supreme Jazz Festival is due to take place at Glynde Place, near Lewes, from July 1 to 3, 2022.

Organisers previously announced singer-songwriter Erykah Badu as the first headliner of the three-day music festival.

The Saturday night slot will be the American’s only UK performance of 2022 and will be the Grammy Award winning singers first UK show in over three years.

Following four sold-out shows at the Royal Albert Hall last year, Gregory Porter will headline the main stage on Sunday, July 3.

The Argus: Gregory Porter
The Argus: Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter

Alongside Gregory Porter, organisers also announced US girl group TLC, four-time Grammy Award nominee Candi Staton, Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman and group Sister Sledge are also due to perform.

Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2022 line-up is below:

Gregory Porter

Erykah Badu

TLC

Tom Misch

Lianne La Havas

Ezra Collective

Sister Sledge

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Candi Staton

Mulatu Astatke

The Brand New Heavies

Mr Jukes & Barney Artist

Samm Henshaw

Franc Moody

Gary Bartz & Maisha

Matthew Halsall

Gabriels

Lady Blackbird

Emma-Jean Thackray

Nala Sinephro

Julian Lage

Jon Cleary

MF Robots

Sarathy Korwar

Isaiah Sharkey

Rudresh Mahanthappa

Melissa Aldana

Soccer96

Harold López-Nussa

Bel Cobain

Mamas Gun

Georgia Cécile

Fergus McCreadie

Joe Stilgoe & The Entertainers

Natalie Wiliams Soul Family

Michael Janisch

Ife Ogunjobi

Rob Luft

Graham Costello’s STRATA

Corto.alto

Matt Carmichael

Archipelago

Yessaï Kerapatian

Additional DJs, afterparty acts and cabaret will be announced at a later date.

This year’s festival will also include a wellness and yoga area, swimming, hill walks across the South Downs, children’s activities and restaurant food from Lazy Bird Kitchen.

The festival will also see the return of an expanded Bands and Voices area, which presents cabaret, spoken word and swing dance lessons.

Love Supreme, Europe’s biggest greenfield jazz festival, has been called off for the previous two years due to Covid-19.