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

  • "Kendal Calling is loved as much for its breathtaking setting in rolling green fields as for its top-notch lineup"  - Sunday Times

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

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

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

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

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

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

Based in London, hailing from Hackney, Montenegro, Moscow, Sydney and beyond, Soul Grenades have established themselves as one of the most exciting live acts on the funk and soul scene. Fronted by singer Sabina Challenger, the band boasts a super-tight rhythm section, blistering horns and a burgeoning song book of original music. Fusing their many influences, encompassing crate-digging rarities from the 1970’s to contemporary dance floor fillers, Soul Grenades deliver no-nonsense, hard-hitting, uptempo funk that compels people to Get Up Offa That Thing and dance.