• "Beautifully brilliant... one to remember"  - Manchester Evening News

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "Small, perfectly formed and serving up a wealth of old-fashioned hospitality"  - The Telegraph

  • "One of the UK’s most picturesque festivals..."  - The Guardian

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

  • "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

Friday

MAIN STAGE

  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC
  • YEARS & YEARS
  • MILES KANE
  • REVEREND & THE MAKERS
  • THE PIGEON DETECTIVES
  • BADLY DRAWN BOY
  • THE BIG MOON
  • BEANS ON TOAST
  • ARKELLS

CALLING OUT

  • MYSTERY JETS
  • THE JOY FORMIDABLE
  • BLOOD RED SHOES
  • KYLE FALCONER
  • LOW ISLAND
  • JUNIORE
  • RYAN MCMULLAN
  • THE PEARL HEARTS
  • ONLY THE POETS
  • BAGGY MONDAYS

GLOW

  • LEFTFIELD (DJ)
  • HIGH CONTRAST (DJ)
  • DARKZY
  • CHRIS LORENZO
  • JUNGLE WARRIORS
  • BARELY LEGAL
  • HARRIET JAXXON

WOODLANDS

  • THE SAMBA STONES
  • MEMBRANES (FEATURING CHOIR)
  • HANDS OFF GRETEL
  • SAYTR PLAY
  • CALVA LOUISE
  • THE LOTTERY WINNERS
  • MERCYS CARTEL
  • TAMZENE
  • ED THE DOG
  • LAST OF THE WONDERKIDS

HOUSE PARTY

  • BANDS FC TAKEOVER
  • DAVE HASLAM
  • NICK BRIGHT
  • THE LAKE POETS
  • THE KS
  • DIRTY LACES
  • BRIAN CANNON TALK
  • BANDS FC QUIZ

CHAI WALLAH

  • THE ALLERGIES
  • BLOW 3.0
  • STOMPYS PLAYGROUND
  • MC XANDER
  • LAYFULLSTOP
  • TETES DE POIS
  • NECKTR
  • EMILY CAPELL
  • ANNA MCLUCKIE

TIM PEAKS

  • OUR GIRL
  • LIINES
  • ROXY GIRLS
  • PABLOS PAINTINGS
  • SHARDS
  • COBAIN JONES
  • FRANKIE FRANCIS AMAZING RADIO
  • BECKIS CHOIR
  • TINY TIM PEAKS

YAM RIOT

  • COLT 45
  • SUPERGIANT
  • SMOGGY RIDDIM
  • ODWANA
  • BROKEN 3 WAYS
  • DROLL MAN
  • HOLIDAY
  • SHOT BALOWSKI
  • KVEIS
  • THE NORTHERN THREADS
  • THE POSTCARD BAND
  • JIGGY BEAST
  • BARRY POSTLETHWAITE
  • FALSE FLAGS

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