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

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

  • "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

  • "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!

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

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

New Artists Additions to the Lineup including Bugzy Malone & Lady Lesshurr!

The Kendal Calling HQ have been keeping our lips sealed about this announcement for quite sometime now, and today we are delighted to finally reveal; NEW ARTIST ADDITIONS!

For our second wave of line up additions we’ve pulled out all the stops to make the countdown to your summer that little bit more exciting. This time round we are bringing you a range of world-class International and UK artists, as well as raw local talent confirmed for Kendal Calling 2018. With a little something for everyone we’re widening the musical spectrum bringing you the very best in Grime, Hip Hop, Dubstep, Electronic, Alternative Rock and more.

Let’s get to it, joining us alongside the existing line up; Bugzy Malone, Lady Leshurr, Ikarus, Space Monkeys, Findlay, Gareth Brooks (DJ Set), Dub Phizik & Strategy, William McCarthy and Tobi Sumnola, just to name a short few.

We’ve added 70+ acts for all you Kendal Callers out there. Get ready, see the complete line up here. 

P.S, 112 DAYS AND COUNTING. #seeyouinthefields