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

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

Enhanced from their core duo The Native Cult appear as a five-piece alternative folk band. With delectable three way harmonies and double percussion action, Their organic feel good original music is inspired by natural surroundings, full of tribal drum beats and melodic guitar rhythms whilst capturing a darker melancholy haze. 

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