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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

Revealing Kendal Calling 2019!

IT’S HERE! We’re thrilled to reveal our Kendal Calling 2019 line-up. Courteeners, Doves, Manic Street Preachers, Nile Rodgers & Chic and Orbital will headline our four-day weekend in the beautiful fields of Lowther Deer Park.

Also gracing the lakes include the likes of of Tom Jones, Years & Years, Gerry Cinnamon, Miles Kane, The Fratellis, Gomez, KT Tunstall, Mystery Jets, The Subways and Nina Nesbitt, whilst over on the Glow Stage Leftfield [DJ Set], Maribou State and High Contrast [DJ Set] plus many more.

Extending beyond the headliners is a line-up filled with a broad range of genres, including an impressive crop of female fronted guitar-driven bands such as The Joy Formidable, The Big Moon, Dream Wife, Blood Red Shoes and Zuzu. Some of the most hyped and exciting new talent for 2019 will also be making appearances across our nine stages, including rising British rapper Slowthai, Bristol’s punk rock masters IDLES, Glaswegian singer-songwriter sensation Gerry Cinnamon and the hotly-tipped indie six-piece Sports Team.

Stay tuned, many more artists still to be announced.

Weekend tickets on sale Thursday 31st January at 10AM.

Listen to the sounds of Kendal Calling 2019 below.

See you in the fields!

Andy, Ben & the KC Team x

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