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

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • "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

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

“You can have your money back if you hear a better guitar song than that all day” Chris Hawkins BBC Radio 6 Music

Manchester’s Critically-acclaimed,  3 piece Garage Rock Band Hey Bulldog have been playlisted by Amazing Radio, featured by Steve Lamacq ,Chris Hawkins BBC 6 Music, John Kennedy Radio X, BBC Introducing, KEXP,  and  Mojo Magazine’s Phil Alexander.

For fans of The Kills, Thee oh Sees, BRMC, Mogwai.

Their latest single ‘Al Lupo’ has been described as “a garage-psych whirlwind of a song, Al Lupo has everything – driving yet interesting rhythms, fabulous vocals and their trademark stupefyingly-good guitars” Louder Than War

The band have also earned rave live reviews,

 “Guitarist Rob Manton is blessed with enough musical talent to actually justify his level of showmanship as he howls his way through the band’s material- the centrepiece being “No Future, Part II“, a hazy Krautrock odyssey utilising motorik beats courtesy of drummer Ben Howarth-Lees and hypnotic synthetic drones, which gradually build in intensity to a great wave of release. 

New single “Al Lupo“, by contrast, is back to basics with it’s Sabbath-esque riffs, heavy with distortion and flanging, perfect for a blistering desert freeway- a temperature that the room was earnestly trying to match at this point.  

Hey Bulldog are an outfit to watch out for” Sounds From Nowhere

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