FESTIVAL DATES: FRIDAY 27TH - SUNDAY 29TH JULY
Winner of Best Small Festival - Live UK Award 2011 & UK Festival Awards 2010
16 areas / 3 days and nights of fun in the fields in the beautiful Lake District
Kendal Calling has sold out for the 7th consecutive year and the countdown is on for this year's festival; as the site begins to take shape and the crew start to create 16 areas and arenas of wonder! The gates will fly open in just 3 weeks, and Kendal Calling is now revealing details of the all-new Woodlands Stage as well as releasing news of many more artist additions.
With over 100 new artist additions including: Lightning Seeds // Redlight // The Whip (DJ Set) // Little Barrie // Sound Of Guns // Little Comets // Alpines // Karima Francis // The Travelling Band // Admiral Fallow // Mungo's HiFi // Dave Haslam // Mike Joyce (The Smiths) Radio // B>E>A>K // Will TRAMP! // Where's Strutter // Monument Valley // Endoflevelbaddie // Hatcham Social // Catfish & The Bottlemen // Danielle Moore (Crazy P DJ Set) // Marc Roberts // Jenny-O // Thomas J Speight // Wolfie Razzmatazz // Freear // Mikey J // The Carpels // The Dub Jazz Soundsystem // The Fued // Shaolin Monkey // The Minx // Can't Mix Won't Mix // I am Blackbird // Ottersgear // Paper Tiger with Comedy from Duncan Oakley // The Beta Males // Ray Guns Look Real Enough // Not Quite Quartet // Mik Artistik and many more new additions over all stages and across the full weekend, head to http://www.kendalcalling.com/lineup for the full line up.
Although all tickets to this years Kendal Calling are now gone, organisers continue to work with some of the UKs best promoters to book more amazing acts & ensure that this years revelers enjoy an action packed show! The Calling Out tent has been curated by ITB (International Talent Booking) on Friday to bring some of the hottest new bands to the stage.
Lightning Seeds are a much loved Northern act and it'll be a joy to catch hits like "Lucky You" and "Life of Riley" as they play on the main stage alongside physchedelic folk artists like The Travelling Band and headliners Maximo Park, Dizzee Rascal and James.
The Soapbox stage returns with the likes of musician and comedian Duncan Oakley, a one-man-band who delivers rip roaring sets. Along with high-spirited Ray Guns Look Real Enough, The Beta Males have been making waves on the comedy circuit. Following acclaimed shows at Edinburgh, sell out gigs at Soho Theatre and a Chortle award nomination, we can't wait to see this collective take to the stage.
The brand new Woodland Stage has been getting the team very excited! Be ready to explore undiscovered territory for late night adventures and soothing afternoons amongst the trees. The stage will feature Nu-folk and Electro followed by a Silent Disco with mind-blowing visuals and AV installations! Acts confirmed for the Woodland Stage include Alpines Music, Jenny O and acclaimed folk artist Thomas J Speight plus much more still to be announced.
The House Party returns this year; a venue like no other.think an actual Houseparty in a field but instead of gatecrashers amazing special guests popping in for a brew. Then as the sun sets, the House Party really comes into its own as an all-star lineup of DJs take to the decks, be sure to gatecrash!
Kendal Calling puts Lowther Deer Park on the map for the 7th year running, creating a hub of music and culture as they bring in talent to the Lake District from all across the UK. After winning Best Small Festival for the past two years in a row and selling out every year since it began, fans can rely on Kendal Calling to deliver an incredible weekend of escapism and excellent music. This year's theme is Fairytales & Comic Books so ticket holders are encouraged to let their imagination run wild with just 3 weeks to go until this years irrepressible extravaganza! See you in the fields..
Kendal Calling areas and arenas include: Main Stage, GLoW dance tent, Calling Out New Music Stage, Chai Wallahs in the Kaylied Area, Soapbox, Kids Area, Kendal Calling Real Ale Festival tent, Garden of Eden, Village Green, Happy Slap Boutique, Riot Jazz, Houseparty, Sailor Jerry's, Songsmith solar stage, and new for 2012; Kopparberg Kube, Forest Stage and Tim Peak's Diner brought to you Tim Burgess from the Charlatan's
FULL LINE UP INCLUDES:
DIZZEE RASCAL / JAMES / MAXIMO PARK / DAN LE SAC VS SCOOBIUS PIP / SHED SEVEN / WE ARE SCIENTISTS / THE VIEW / FEEDER / INSPIRAL CARPETS / SPECTOR / VINTAGE TROUBLE / TRIBES / WHISKYCATS / DJ YODA & THE TRANSIBERIAN MARCH BAND / LITTLE ROY / TO KILL A KING / DODGY/ BOMBSKARE / GHOSTPOET / TWISTED WHEEL / JUAN ZELADA / THE LANCASHIRE HOTPOTS / MONSTER CEILIDH / VARIOUS CRUELTIES / ISLET / LUCY ROSE / TOY / STEVE SMYTH / MAX RAPTOR / HYDE & BEAST / RAE MORRIS / RYAN KEEN / PETE ROE / KING CHARLES / JACK MARTELLO / SPRING OFFENSIVE / JAKE EVANS (BAD LIEUTENANT) / EXTRA CURRICULAR / BEANS ON TOAST / RANDOM IMPULSE / WONDER VILLIANS / POLICE DOG HOGAN / THE MINX / THE TRAVELLING BAND / LIGHTNING SEEDS / GAMU & JACK B
DANCE TENT: BENGA / ANDY C / SHY FX / JACK BEATS (DJ set) / REDLIGHT / MOSCA / MS DYNAMITE / TODDLA T / A.SKILLZ / OLUGBENGA (METRONOMY) / UTAH SAINTS / THE CORRESPONDENTS / PHAELEH / DUB PISTOLS (DJ set) / JAYMO & ANDY GEORGE / D/R/U/G/S / DJ ZINC / FINGATHING / MELE / AIM DJ SET / EARL GATESHEAD & SUPERFOUR (TROJAN RECORDS) / DANNY BECK / ASH HOWELL / TUESDAY CLUB DJ'S / / MUNGO'S HIFI / ANDY H & MIKEY FT AD APT / DUBCENTRAL CREW / ENDOFLEVELBADDIE / CAN'TMIX WON'TMIX
+ MANY MORE
CALLING OUT STAGE: LITTLE BARRIE / LITTLE COMETS / MONUMENT VALLEY / CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN / ADMIRAL FALLOW / HATCHAM SOCIAL / TROPHY WIFE / THE LAST GAMBADOS / THE LOTTERY WINNERS / THE FEUD / LONG SANDS / COLD ONE HUNDRED / BLUNT TRUTH / THE WILD MERCURY SOUND / THE HUMMINGBIRDS / VINYL JACKET / THE TEA STREET BAND / THE CONVULSIONS
KAYLIED TENT: DREADZONE / BENJAMIN FRANCES LEFTWICH / HIDDEN ORCHESTRA / LAZY HABITS / YES SIR BOSS / LUCY ROSE / DIZRAELI AND THE SMALL GODS/ LOUIS BARABBAS & THE BEDLAM SIX JESCA HOOP / DJ SWITCH / KING PORTER STOMP / TAKO LAKO / JUAN ZELADA / SLAMBOREE / DJ MONEYSHOT / EXTRA CURRICULAR / BOMBSKARE / RAE MORRIS / KARIMA FRANCIS / DEXTER DEXTROUS & THE FINGER SMITHS / CUT A SHINE / THE MONSTER CEILIDH BAND / JACK MARTELLO / CODA / RYAN KEEN / POLICE DOG HOGAN / HEYMOONSHAKER / PAT DAM SMYTH / PETER ROE / KIDNAP ALICE / THE LOOSE MOOSE STRING BAND / THE MEKKITS
THE KOPPARBERG KUBE: DJ YODA / A SKILLZ / GHOSTPOET / AIM / D/R/U/G/S / OLUGBENGA (METRONOMY DJ SET) / LINTON BROWN / CUTLOOSE DJS / EL DIABLOS SOCIAL CLUB / SOANSO / BOOGIZM DJ'S / DANIELLE MOORE (CRAZY P DJ SET) / OCEIUS / GENRE SLUTS / HOWARD SESSIONS / KI CRIEGHTON / FALLBACK PRODUCTIONS / KIERON STAFFORD / DANIELLE MOORE (CRAZY P DJ SET) / MARC ROBERTS / MISTER SUSHI / MARK ABBOTT (SLIPPERY WHEN WET) / PETE THORNTON / GINNY KOPPENHOI / JUST HARRY / HIP HOP KARAOKE
HOUSEPARTY: THE WHIP DJ SET / SOUND OF GUNS / DAVE HASLAM / B>E>A>K / MIKE JOYCE (THE SMITHS RADIO) / WILL TRAMP! / FRAZER KING / RED CORNER / RUMOUR HAS IT / FACEPLANT / BEATWOLF RADIO / THE CARPETS / GIRLS BIG NOT OUT / IN / WHERE'S STRUTTER / THE BEAT BOUTIQUE / BLACK CAT DJ'S / THE BEAT CLUB DJ'S / ANDY HUNT / ROCKAOKE / WOLF & BISON / JAY SMITH & JAMIE EL MUERTO / BULLETPROOF & HOUSEPARTYS DJS
SOAPBOX: DUNCAN OAKLEY / PHIL ELLIS / STUART MITCHELL / TONY BASNETT / ALAN ANDERSON / CHRIS BROOKER / RAPHAEL ATTAR VARIETY SHOW / MIK ARTISTIK / SLAUGHTERHOUSE / THINGUMABOB & THE THINGUMAJIGS / JOLLY BOAT / RAY GUNS LOOK REAL ENOUGH / SCOTT BENNETT / CHRIS PURCHASE / MICHAEL J DOLAN / THE BETA MALES / DANNY PENSIVE / MARK ROUGH / NOT QUITE QUARTET / JUAN (MUNDO JAZZ)
WOODLANDS STAGE: ALPINES / JENNY-O / THOMAS J SPEIGHT / ALEX HULME / SWEET LIGHTS / BAD BAD ME
HAPPY SLAP BOUTIQUE: WOLFIE / FREEAR / MIKEY J / VINYL RIGHTS / MAGIC LANTERN / DJM / TOM EXCELL / CHRIS KOMMISSAR / HAPPY SLAP DJS
SONGSMITH SOLAR STAGE: A ME B / OTTERSGEAR / NAYMEDICI / THE GENUINE ARTICLES / FLAT CAP 3 / ROB SHEPHERD / QUINCEY BROWN / I AM BLACKBIRD / KING TWIT / MOLLY WARBURTON TRIO / T-BIRD
/ ROUGHKNECK RIOT / DEATH TO THE STRANGE
RIOT JAZZ: VICTORIAN DAD / THE DUB JAZZ SOUNDSYTEM / THE VARDELS / AGE OF GLASS / THE USER FRIENDLY / JOHNNY WALSH / TOMMY RIOT / THE E.M.E / THE YOSSARIANS
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