It’s that time of year again. Festival season has arrived and we couldn’t be more excited! The weekend is here and Love Supreme is ready to take over Glynde Place in East Sussex, so we’ve put together a list of the 10 artists you REALLY don’t want to miss.
Civil rights activist and Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Mavis Staples is a legend in the flesh. With over 60 years experience in the business and approaching her 80th birthday next year, she is in absolute top form. Catch her presenting her latest work, a collaboration with Wilko’s frontman Jeff Tweedy.
When to see her? Sunday 1st July - Big Top - 5.45pm
For more information visit: https://www.mavisstaples.com/
JAMIE MURRAY BEAT REPLACEMENT
The modern jazz fusion group is definitely one of the UK’s most exciting new bands. Led my the tremendous Jamie Murray, their live shows are thrilling and bursting with passion. Regulars at The Piano Bar Soho and other smaller venues, this is your chance to see them on the big stage.
When to see them? Friday 29th June - Jazz In The Round - 10pm
For more information visit: https://www.instagram.com/drumcatmurray/
Fast becoming one of the most spoken about bands of the new wave of UK jazz, you are in for a treat with the Ezra Collective. Having won the UK Jazz Act Of The Year at the 2018 Jazz FM Awards, their mix of hip-hop, afroabeat and jazz is taking the country by storm.
When to see them? Saturday 30th June - The Arena - 8pm
For more information visit: http://ezracollective.com/
With influences that go from vintage jazz LPs, to classical music and Coleridge poetry, she is one of the most sought-after players in the UK scene. A member of the Ronnie Scott’s house band and a regular performer at The Piano Bar Soho, she also graced the stage as a classical soloist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the early stages of her career.
When to see her? Saturday 30th June - Jazz In The Round - 11pm
Fore more information visit: https://twitter.com/SarahTandyPiano
Soulful vocals and hip-hop beats blend perfectly with Tom’s jazzy influences, giving him a characteristic sound that’s captivating audiences at the speed of light. Don’t miss the opportunity of seeing him live before he makes it big time!
When to see him? Sunday 2nd July - Main Stage - 4.45pm
For more information visit: https://tommisch.com/
Other names to check out:
London-based saxophonist Nubya Garcia, trumpet player Yazz Ahmed and her psychedelic Arabic jazz, Earth, Wind & Fire and their absolute banger September, Eric Lau’s groovy vibes and film soundtrack-like sounds from Texan Hailey Tuck.
For more information, the full line-up and stage times visit: https://lovesupremefestival.com