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

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "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

“Howling post punk sleaze-fest is a chest thumpingly thrilling” – NME
“Punk minimalism with impressive tribal severity” – Rolling Stone
“Dark minimal approach clashes against a melodic, colourful and powerful delivery” – The Line of Best Fit
“The Danish, all-girl, drum and bass heavy band you’ve always wanted…effortlessly cool” – Wonderland
“Hi-tempo and heaps of fun” – Dork