First names announced for 2020 Love Supreme (3-5 July)

Peter Bacon reports: The first names to be announced for the 2020 Love Supreme Jazz Festival, as usual at Glynde in East Sussex and next year over the weekend of Friday 3 to Sunday 5 July, are Charles Lloyd with his group Kindred Spirits, Sergio Mendes, The Isley Brothers and TLC. Early bird tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Charles Lloyd. Publicity photo.

Here is most of the press release: The Love Supreme Jazz Festival will return to Glynde in East Sussex next summer with a programme that once again boasts some of the leading lights from the worlds of jazz, soul, pop and r&b. The first acts announced to perform are TLC, one of the biggest-selling female R&B groups of all time who come to the UK to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their seminal album CrazySexyCool, ‘70s soul stars The Isley Brothers, who return to the UK for the first time in over 10 years, Brazilian bossa nova legend Sergio Mendes, who performs his only UK festival show of the year, and master US saxophonist Charles Lloyd, who makes his debut at the festival with his Kindred Spirits group. The Isley Brothers: “We’re so happy to return to the UK and to be able to now tell everybody that we’re performing at next year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival! We’ve heard so many great things about this event and can’t wait to have a party with our UK fans. See you next summer!” Now in its 8th year, Love Supreme is Europe’s biggest outdoor jazz festival and will return to the picturesque setting of the South Downs in East Sussex from Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th July 2020. Additional names will be announced in due course. LINK: Early Bird tickets start at £54 and go on sale tomorrow 28 November.

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