Kendal Calling Announces Day and Stage Splits

Taking place from July 28th to 31st at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District, Cumbria, Kendal Calling will bring three days of top performers across 10 separate stages,


with acts from notable musical artists as well as top-tier comedians. Voted both the ‘Best Small Festival’ at the LIVE UK awards and the Best Small UK Festival Award at the UK Festival Awards, this previous up-and-comer has now arrived.

Tickets are selling for £130 for the weekend, with camping included, and the day splits for each area have now been announced.

Here’s a quick overview of just some of the acts that you will be able to check out at each stage.

Main Stage

  • Friday: Rudimental, Catfish and the Bottlemen, We Are Scientists, Molotov Jukebox
  • Saturday: Madness, The Darkness, The Hives, Maximo Park
  • Sunday: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Band of Skulls, Sugarhill Gang

The Glow Tent

  • Friday: Redlight, Eton Messy, and SYV
  • Saturday: Flava D, Andy H, Amy Becker
  • Sunday: Quality Control, Keeno, Shinobi

Calling Out

  • Friday: Blossoms, Skinny Living, Alias Kid
  • Saturday: Peter Doherty, Slow Readers Club, The Rainband
  • Sunday: Spring Kings, The Bulletproof Bomb, The Amazons

Carvetti Stage

  • Friday: Fading Face, Tom Peel, Millie,
  • Saturday: Two Good, Bang Said the Gun, Permaculture
  • Sunday: Soul Swing, SRDJ, Robinson Boone

Chai Wallah

  • Friday: Diplomats of Sound DJs, Dojo, Cheshire & the Cat
  • Saturday: Dr Meake, General Skank, Will Varley
  • Sunday: Daytoner, Cul De Sac, Potts Music

House Party

  • Friday: Will Tramp, Dave Haslam, Sex Pissed Dolls
  • Saturday: Gold Teeth Beyonce, Darren Green, MC Tunes
  • Sunday: Clint Boon, Twisted Wheel, Piccadilly Rats

Riot Jazz

  • Friday: DJ Felix, Neon Saints, Sarah Mac
  • Saturday: The Chicken Brothers, Sling, Age of Glass
  • Sunday: Shakin Chains, Henge, Alice Gasson

Soapbox Comedy

  • Friday: Bobby Mair, Jason Manford, Last Man Standing
  • Saturday: Justin Moorhouse, George Rigden, Phil Jerrod
  • Sunday: Russell Hicks, Rob House, Jollyboat

The Woodlands

  • Friday: Silent Disco, The Lottery Winners, Casanova
  • Saturday: Silent Disco, Foreign Fox, Bridges
  • Sunday: Plastic Mermaids, Camp Stag, The Floodgates

Tim Peaks Diner

  • Friday: Britpoporama, Butterfly Jam, Dance Class
  • Saturday: Stay Beautiful, Bowie Disco, Blueprint Blue
  • Sunday: Barney Artist, Man of Moon, Gulp

Kendal Calling also hosts kid’s entertainment, a real ale festival, and some stunning art installations, so it’s unlikely to be the kind of festival you’ll regret booking a place and clearing your weekend for.