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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

They’ve sold 40 million records worldwide, are one of pops greatest icons of New York’s celebrated new wave and punk scene, were inducted into the prestigious Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame, are famed for perfectly crafted pop songs with great rock hooks, brilliant ironic lyrics and have one of THE most iconic frontwomen of all time, Debbie Harry…

They are Blondie. They are our Sunday night headliners!

Formed in 1974, this uber cool outfit were regular performers at the legendary venue, CBGBs, synonymous with birth of punk and many great bands of that era. Blondie are renowned for their eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating elements of disco, pop, rap and reggae. Their hit single Rapture was one of the earliest rap influenced songs.

With a back catalogue full of much-loved hits: Denis, Picture This, One Way or Another, Hanging on the Telephone, Heart of Glass, Sunday Girl, Atomic, Call Me to name a few, this is going to be one hell of a show.

Their songs are still as influential today as they were back then. With a new album planned for release this year (2011) expect new material alongside the aforementioned much-loved hits.