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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

Listen: KC19’s Biggest Anthems!

We’ve done the maths, crunched the numbers and calculated that this year’s line-up has the highest count of absolute bangers of any Kendal Calling in history… From indie classics like Black And White Town and Not Nineteen Forever, via the new-school of Idles, Slowthai and Gerry Cinnamon, and pure smile-on-your-face moments like Good Times, It’s Not Unusual and Chelsea Dagger, it’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

Dig into our official KC19 Belters playlist for your fix, and we’ll see you in the fields!

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