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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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!

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

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

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

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

John first walked onto the stage as a young child which lead to one of the youngest trespassing charges being brought in the history of Canada. Not really but dumb comments like these lead John to start comedy in 2006, making the move to the UK after winning Canada’s COCA Comedian of the Year Award in 2012 and being the last comedian to be given an hour special on CTV.  Since that move, John has appeared British Television with comedy sets on both Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and BBC Three’s Sean Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular. He loves you!

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