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

  • "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

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

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

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

Mint are the backstreet exorcism on everything you thought you knew about alternative guitar music. Fronted by Zak Rashid and boasted to create “Music to make you kiss strangers”, these guys have been famously known for their incredible and captivating live show. Catchy hooks, dreamy melodies and attitude drenched lyrics are some of the essential ingredients that make a Mint track. Often referred to the similar sounds of The Cure, The Strokes, Pulp and Arctic Monkeys. Championed by BBC 6 Music, Radio X, BBC Introducing and ITV This Morning.