• "It's like Glastonbury at its best!! Happy beautiful people from the north. Long live Kendal Calling!"  - Doves

  • "Kendal Calling is loved as much for its breathtaking setting in rolling green fields as for its top-notch lineup"  - Sunday Times

  • "I loved Kendal Calling!"  - Mark Chadwick, The Levellers

  • "Kendal Calling is the best small festival in anywhere and everywhere!"  - Seasick Steve

  • "Amazing setting, lovely people, great mix of music & a real ale tent right next to where I was DJing!"  - Mr Scruff

  • "It's unlike any other festival. One of the highlights of summer!"  - The Charlatans

  • "Run to the hills for this small, family-friendly indie-dance festival. Small but beautifully formed"  - The Independent

  • Best Medium Festival 2013 & 2016 Best Small Festival 2010 & 2011, Best Toilets 2015!

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SMASH-HIFI is the story of Leeroy Thornhill and Marten Horger who came together on a dark, sweaty, night, DJ’ing in an underground club in a small village in Germany and found a common love for everything fat, wild and unique! Buzzing with the sound of Breaks, Bass, Hip Hop, Drum & Bass and everything in between they have become well known to bring that exact attitude to their out genre jumping SMASH HIFI DJ Sets at clubs and festivals throughout Europe.