Who are the big names of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2022?
The Love Supreme Jazz Festival has added a host of star actors to the lineup for next summer’s event, which returns to Glynde Place, near Lewes, East Sussex from July 1-3, 2022.
Among the names confirmed so far for the vast 2022 lineup include neo-soul superstar Erykah Badu (presenting his only UK show of 2022), one of the best-selling female R&B groups of all time. TLC time, American queen of soul Candi Staton and disco legends Sister Sledge.
A heavyweight lineup of the UK’s thriving jazz, R&B and soul scenes will include Tom Misch, Lianne La Havas, Ezra Collective, Franc Moody, The Brand New Heavies, Emma-Jean Thackray, Matthew Halsall, Nala Sinephro and Sarathy Korwar.
Blue Note guitarist Julian Lage, father of ethio-jazz Mulatu Astatke and American master saxophonists Charles Lloyd, Gary Bartz and Rudresh Mahanthappa will also star in international jazz. Lloyd makes his festival debut with a band featuring guitarist Bill Frisell, Bartz will team up with Maisha, six musicians from London, to perform music from their acclaimed Night Dreamer Direct To Disc sessions, and Mahanthappa brings his incendiary fusion of lore. Western and Indian. .
Other artists will be announced in due course, including DJs, afterparties and cabarets.
Additional festival offerings will include a wellness and yoga area, a secret swim, organized hikes through the South Downs, a host of kid-friendly activities, the return of the Lazy Bird long-table style banquet restaurant Kitchen, the VIP Supremium which will offer a range of premium benefits as well as the ability to watch exclusive artist performances, and the Jazz Lounge, which will feature a range of artist interviews, talks, panel discussions and film screenings. The festival will also see the return of an expanded Bands & Voices space, which features cabaret, spoken word and swing dance classes, and nestled in the woods, the Blue In Green space features live music and DJs. until late at night.
The full Love Supreme 2022 lineup so far: Erykah Badu – UK Exclusive Performance. TLC, Tom Misch, Lianne La Havas, Ezra Collective, Sister Sledge, feat of Charles Lloyd. Bill Frisell, Candi Staton, Mulatu Astatke, The Brand New Heavies, Franc Moody, Gary Bartz & Maisha, Matthew Halsall, Emma-Jean Thackray, Julian Lage, Nala Sinephro, MF Robots, Sarathy Korwar, Isaiah Sharkey, Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Hero Trio, Soccer96, Bel Cobain, Georgia Cecile, Fergus McCreadie, Mamas Gun, Joe Stilgoe & The Entertainers, Michael Janisch, Ife Ogunjobi, Rob Luft, Graham Costello’s STRATA, Corto.alto, Matt Carmichael, Archipelago