Welcome to Liverpool Confidential
Reset Password
The Confidential websites will be undergoing routine updates. This may cause the sites to go offline. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

You are here: Liverpool ConfidentialEntertainmentMusic.

ELBOW To Headline Kendal Calling 2015

Manchester indie old-boys will be joined by Snoop Dogg, The Vaccines and Kaiser Chiefs in the Lake District

Published on February 17th 2015.

ELBOW To Headline Kendal Calling 2015

MANCHESTER's indie old-timers Elbow and hip-hops everywhere-man Snoop Dogg will headline this year's Kendal Calling festival (30 July - 2 August).

"I think it’s fair to say this year’s line-up is going to take some beating" 

The Lake District festival - held 100 miles north of Manchester in Penrith's 300-acre Lowther Deer Park - have announced more headliners including: rock veterans James, the resurgent Kaiser Chiefs, radio-darlings The Vaccines and Irish stadium rockers Kodaline.

Celebrating its tenth birthday, other main stage highlights include: Mercury Award nominee Nick Muvley, The Horrors, Brit-Award winning Ella Eyre, political bard Billy Bragg, British Sea Power, Bipolar Sunshine, Mr Scruff, Soul II Soul, Levellers and Embrace.

Kendall CallingKendal Calling

Ella-Eyre-IIIElla Eyre will perform at this year's festival

Though Kendal Calling - winners of the 'Best Small Festival' in 2010 and 2011 and 'Best Medium Festival' 2013 - is renowned as much for its warm atmosphere as its music.

Set in idyllic country surrounds, the festival includes four days of art installations, beer tents, acoustic sheds and kid's stuff - so bring the nippers, eh?

Kendall Calling by Bart PettmanKendal Calling by Bart Pettman

Commentating on their tenth anniversary, festival founder Andy Smith said:

"Since its humble beginnings as an teensy-eensy one and a half stage festival held in the grounds of a town centre art gallery back in 2006 to its current home spread across the stunning 300 acre Lowther Deer Park, home to our twelve stages (and more to come), it’s been an incredible journey.

"I think it’s fair to say this year’s line-up is going to take some beating though with an expanded festival seeing five headliners over 4 days and an eclectic spread across all stages, but the real beauty is in the atmosphere of the audience and that's what it's really about at Kendal’.

For more information visit kendalcalling.co.uk

Weekend tickets £135 - Kendal Calling sold out nine weeks in advance so early booking is strongly advised.

Tickets went on sale on 17 February.

Like what you see? Enter your email to sign up for our newsletters which are chock-a-block with more great reviews, news, deals and savings.

To post this comment, you need to login.Please complete your login information.
Or you can login using Facebook.

Latest Rants


How No Guarantor Loans Help in Availing Credible Finance? Jul 10, 2017 - No guarantor loans help…

 Read more
David St Hubbins

Great drawing, love the mini Stonehenge.

 Read more
John Bradley

Julian Cope the real thing compared with his halfwitted ex-associate and professional scouser Pete…

 Read more

They make a lovely SOUP, even when they end up like the so called performer........WASHED UP!!!!…

 Read more

Explore The Site

© Mark Garner t/a Confidential Direct 2022

Privacy | Careers | Website by: Planet Code