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Earth, Wind & Fire booked for Love Supreme festival

BACK ON STAGE: Earth, Wind & Fire

ONE OF the most acclaimed and commercially popular bands of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire are the first act announced for this summer’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival.

With record sales in excess of 100 million and an array of achievements and awards to their name – including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – the band have made a profound, lasting impact on popular culture.

They return to the UK for the first time in two years to headline the closing night of this year’s festival.

The 10-piece band, led by original members Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson, will bring their thrilling live show to Glyde Place in East Sussex in July, drawing on a rich catalogue of music that includes an array of international hit singles including ‘September’, ‘Boogie Wonderland’, ‘Let’s Groove’, ‘Shining Star’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘After The Love Has Gone’ and many more.

Love Supreme festival director, Ciro Romano, said: “We’ve been coveting Earth, Wind & Fire since the festival’s inception. They are a phenomenal live act with an incredible back-catalogue of songs and we know they’ll be a massive hit with the Love Supreme audience.

“Having sold more than 100 million records across the course of their career they are also the biggest act we’ve booked for the festival to date and will provide a fitting finale to this year’s event.”

Returning for its sixth edition from June 29 to July 1, the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which enjoyed its most successful year to date in 2017, will announce additional names next month.

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