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.
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:
Lianne La Havas
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels
The Brand New Heavies
Mr Jukes & Barney Artist
Gary Bartz & Maisha
Joe Stilgoe & The Entertainers
Natalie Wiliams Soul Family
Graham Costello’s STRATA
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.