|Summer Love Festival returns to Mote Park in Maidstone in 2023 with David Rodigan Desmond Dekker’s Aces|
Summer Love Festival has announced its line-up for next year, including DJ David Rodigan and singer Dawn Penn.
The one-day reggae festival takes place at Mote Park in Maidstone on Saturday, May 27.
You can book your 2023 tickets here.
The full line-up is still yet to be revealed, but artists announced so far include Desmond Dekker’s Aces, now fronted by singer and Dekker’s long-time friend Delroy Williams, Gentleman’s Dub Club and Maxi Priest, as well as David Rodigan and Dawn Penn.
The festival will also boast street food from all over the world, including the return of its Jerk food stalls, the beer, cider and ale village and the Summer Love rum punch.
There will also be funfair rides and family activities for those who plan to take the kids along.
After its debut in the county earlier this year, Summer Love was shortlisted for Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards.
The festival is part of the Park Live series of events, which brings a number of outdoor live music concerts to Maidstone’s Mote Park.
Concerts confirmed for next year, in addition to the Summer Love Festival, include Revival Festival, which celebrates the music of the ‘90s and ‘00s, and Rock the Mote, the biggest tribute festival in the county.