• "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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Yumi And The Weather is the wavy seaside guitar-electronica & rhythmically led pop of Ruby Taylor, a veteran of Brighton’s alternative music scene.

Previously, she has put out 2 EPs on XVI Records, coupled with remixes from Books, Manni Dee, Vondlepark & Kiwi, which gained support from blogs and online magazines such as Clash Music, Stamp The Wax and Hunger TV, Vice’s Noisey and premiers on Line of Best Fit and XLR8R, playlisted on 22Tracks as well as radio plays on BBC6 Music from Tom Ravenscroft, Don Letts and Mary Anne Hobbs and U.S’s East Village Radio and KEXP.

Yumi is soon set to release a 7″ vinyl in March 2017 on her recently started label MIOHMI RECORDS, a sub label to XVI, and back with a new live show with drummer and bassist, plus working on her 3rd EP with Berlin based producer Ambassadeurs, in the build up to her debut album coming late 2017.