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

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

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

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

  • "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!

  • "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

Championed by celebrities such as Clint Boon and John Robb, Control of the Going are a wall of sound Rock & Roll six-piece, dashed with psychedelia.

Their gigs and debut single ‘She’ released in February 2017, have received rave reviews and opened up an American audience via KEXP radio and worldwide on internet based radio shows.

Their first album ‘I Love You But It’s Going To Rain’ is set for release 9th February 2018, via Sister 9 Recordings accompanied by a well-formed PR campaign. KEXP radio were the first to air an album track, and picked ‘Love you more’ as a taster of an ‘insanely good’ album.