27 February 2015

Kendal Calling announce more acts for 10th birthday bonanza

Kendal Calling 10th birthday

Kendal Calling announce more acts for 10th birthday bonanza

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Marking 10 years of unforgettable memories and breath-taking moments, Kendal Calling confirms a host of new acts for its 10th birthday spectacular in the stunning Lake District.  Having expanded to 4 days and with Elbow, Snoop Dogg, Kaiser Chiefs, Vaccines and James headlining, this is by far the biggest Kendal Calling line up on the last decade.  Tickets for the festival have almost sold out and organisers urge anyone wishing to attend the festival to purchase their tickets as soon as possible.

Joining the main stage line-up are ska-punk superstars Less Than Jake, anthemic rockers Augustines, Irish folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor, Manchester psych-rockers Blossoms and the piano-led rock of Sunset Sons.

Indie-pop five piece Dutch Uncles, Boxed In, Flyte, Port Isla, Seafret and Tuff Love join the Calling Out line up.

As ever the Glow tent will be packed to the rafters with the finest in electronic music. Heading up the line-up are electronic duo and ‘Superstylin’ hit makers Groove Armada who will perform a DJ set. They will be joined by drum and bass don Shy FX, the unique three-deck sounds of Friction, dubstep and house from Redlight and the cut and paste mashups of Jaguar Skills. Also appearing are Krafty vs A Skillz, My Nu Leng, Gotsome, Wookie B2B DJ Q, Bontan, DJ Marky, Kurupt FM and Alex Adair.  Very special guests are yet to be announced for the Glow Tent.

Local heroes Bondax and Friends will take over the Glow Tent for a day with the Lancashire future garage duo returning to curate a line-up including Maribou State, Kidnap Kid, Monki and Jax Jones.

Tim Peaks returns for 2015 with a selection of QandA’s, secret sets and special guests as well as some damn fine coffee and the best cherry pie in town. Head over there to catch intimate appearances from Prince Fatty feat Horseman, Blossoms, Drohne, Hot Vestry, Professor Tim O’Brien, Tony Husband, Riding The Low, Mrs Boons Tea Party, Dave Haslam, Chris ‘The Hawk’ Hawkins as well as Britpoporama with Karl Yates.

Kendal favourite Mr Scruff heads up the Chai line-up alongside Onra, Melt Yourself Down, Richie Campbell, Fingathing, Syd Arthur, Babyhead, Stuff, Cocos Lovers, Hermigervill, Sheelanagig, Bombs, Count Bobo, Tezeta, Kinkajous and Aaron and Kit.

The House Party will host a Hacienda special with Jon Da Silva and Dave Haslam, Baggy Mondays, Juicy 90’s Hip-Hop special, Will Tramps!, Beat Boutique, The Power Ballad Salad.and many more.

Set in the stunning surrounds of the Lake District, this innovative, independent festival is renowned for more than just music and festival lovers will also enjoy 4 days of arts installations, gourmet food, kid’s entertainment and a real ale festival all within the confines of what is widely regarded to be the most beautiful festival site in the UK.

Kendal Calling was one of the first UK festivals to sell out last year, a record 9 weeks in advance of the festival so very early booking is strongly advised..

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