Kendal Calling has announced a further raft of acts for this year's festival, including the ‘King Of The North’, Bugzy Malone, fellow grime superstar Lady Leshurr, plus former Augustines frontman William McCarthy and Manchester’s own garage rock-pop blend Findlay. These acts join headliners The Libertines, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Run DMC and Hacienda Classical as well as a supporting lineup that includes Ocean Colour Scene, The Wailers, James, Shed Seven, Declan McKenna, Pale Waves, The Amazons, Black Honey, Basement Jaxx, Gorgon City, Grandmaster Flash, Idris Elba and many more for a huge weekend of music.
Other acts added to the bill are psych-rock outfit Saint Agnes, indie hotshots Judas, plus Sly Digs, Night Flowers, Tobi Sumnola, Cosmic Strip, Babyteeth, Paddy Considine’s Riding The Low..
Over on the Glow stage, drum and bass pioneers London Elektricity will team up with Hospitality for their stage takeover Mancunian dance duo and creators of club hit ‘Marka’ Dub Phizik & Strategy will also take to the decks, alongside Logistics, Etherwood, Urban Dawn, Degs, Tempza and more!
In addition to the music, a raft of comedians have been added to the line up include are award winning funnyman Mark Watson and Live At The Apollo regular Hal Cruttenden, plus he likes of Musical Bingo, Gospeloke, Alun Cochrane, Brendon Burns, Lost Voice Guy, Junior Simpson,,
Festival Director, Andy Smith comments:
“We were thrilled to have sold out this year’s Kendal Calling so quickly again but our work doesn’t stop there, sights are still set on making this one of the best years of the festival yet! We hope that these new additions are to the liking of our brilliant ticket buyers and that those who have missed out can join us next year.”
Kendall Calling takes place from Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th July in the picturesque Lowther Deer Park, one of the UK’s most beautiful festival sites. The festival is much more than just another music festival, it also has a great comedy art installations locally produced food and drink. Tickets for Kendal Calling have now sold out, however there will be a resale at the end of June, to register visit the festival's website.
Acts added to line up today (in alphabetical order)
Music - Babyteeth, Bad Bambino, Bear Growls, Bugzy Malone, Cosmic Strip, Dansi, Degs, Delegrave, Denise Johnson, Dog Daisies, Dub Phizik & Strategy, Electric Pyramid, Etherwood, Family Ranks, Family Selection Box, Fernweh, Findlay, Flynt, Galactic Funk Militia, Gardenback, Gareth Brooks (DJ Set), Gentlemen George, Good Foxy, Graces, Howling Rhythm & The Godfathers Of Soul, Ikarus, Indica Gallery, Inja, Judas, Lady Leshurr, Logistics, London Elektricity, Mainly Manchester (DJ Set), Mr Ben & The Bens, Night Flowers, No Dice Collective, Omit Sleep, Prowles, Red Corner, Riding The Low, Ryan Jarvis, Saint Agnes, Sly Digs, Space Monkeys, Sugarspun, Sun Drift, Susan Lynch’s Drama Club, Tea Street Band, Tempza, The Chadelics, The Fall Disco, The High, The Liars Club, The Rills, The Rubbish, Tobi Sumnola, Urban Dawn, Valparaiso, Vida, When In Manchester (DJ Set), and William Mccarthy (Augustines).
Comedy - Allyson June Smith, Alun Cochrane, Archie Maddoks, Barry Dodds, Brendon Burns, Brennan Reece, Chris Washington, Comedy House Party, Danny Deegan, Danny Mcloughlin, Danny Sutcliffe, Dave Williams, David Longley, Debra Jane Appleby, Delightful Sausage, George Rigden, Gospeloke, Hal Cruttenden, Harriet Dyer, James Meehan, Jenny Collier, John Hastings, Junior Simpson, Karen Bayley, Kate Lucas, Katie Mulgrew, Keith Carter, Kiri Pritchard Mclean, Laura Lexx, Lost Voice Guy, Lou Conran, Mark Watson, Matt Reed, Matt Stellingwerf, Mike Newall, Mike Wilkinson, Musical Bingo, Noel James, Paul Mcgaffrey, Paul Pirie, Phil Ellis, Ray Bradshaw, Rob Mulholland, Rosco Mcclelland, Russell Hicks, Sarah Bennetto, Sarah Callaghan, Scott Bennett, Steve Harris, Steve Shanyaski, Susan Murray, Tez Ilyas, Tom Houghton, and Tom Taylor.
Kendal Calling 2018 Line Up (so far)