Brainchild Festival have today announced the line up for their 2019 festival.
The all-inclusive, independent festival encourages creativity and collaboration with an eclectic mixture of different bands, DJs, theatre, comedy, spoken word, talks, films and workshops.
Maisha, the jazz group led by drummer Jake Long, are currently touring their new album There Is A Place and will be performing a special dance-based reworking specially for Brainchild Festival.
South London jazz collective Steam Down, led by multi-instrumentalist and Brainchild regular Ahnansé, will headline Saturday night.
Trombonist Rosie Turton, who released her debut album, Rosie’s 5ive, on the Jazz Re:freshed label earlier this year, also appears at the festival, along with Brother’s Testament, the jazz fusion band of Mark Mollison, Hugo Piper, Jack Robson and Munashe-Caleb Manyumbu, and jazz quintet Pyjaen which features Dylan Jones and Ben Vize.
There will also be a wide range of talks, films and workshops from the likes of race & culture magazine Skin Deep and writer Emma Warren, who recently published a book on Hackney’s Total Refreshment Centre.
The festival takes place in the grounds of Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, East Sussex on the weekend of 12th – 14th July, 2019. For more details: https://brainchildfestival.co.uk/
(Photo of Jelly Cleaver at Brainchild Festival 2018 by Lisa Wormsley)