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

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

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

Horseman: A big personality maybe, but there’s not an ego to match, Horseman’s ethos is one to spread love. “If my music brings joy into someone’s life then that’s my aim, its there to make people happy. I’m not in competition with anyone, music shouldn’t be competitive, I’m just me doing my thing”.

King Lorenzo: Born in St Ann, in Jamaica. His talent for singing was recognized from a tender age as he performed in school, sound systems and hotels all over Jamaica under the name Parson Man. Gifted with a pure and exceptional voice, he caught the attention of reggae fans worldwide.

Solo Banton burst onto the seen 2009 with a blistering hit called “Talk To Me” from Maffi and Jahtari, a veteran in the music business but a new comer in terms of being a recording artist. Was this going to be a 1 hit wonder people asked? Solo answered with a series of music anthems, which has pleased crowds from every corner of Europe if not the world. “Want to Go Home” was his first release from his base camp and headquarters Reality Shock, which was released alongside a Macka B cut on the same 10′ this showed Solo was able to stand side by side with established artists and not look out of place. Then came the smash “Walk Like Rasta” which raised him to new heights. The album was then released filled with track after track of the highest lyrical skills to match the great productions.

Upper Cut: UK Heavyweights The Upper Cut Band have backed the finest in reggae including Junior Reid, Big Youth and Derrick Morgan.

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