Main stage headliners Elbow are a northern festival exclusive. Also confirmed for the main stage are Kodaline, Levellers, The Horrors, Ella Eyre, Embrace, Nick Mulvey, Billy Bragg, Soul II Soul, Fuse ODG, and Lucy Rose.
Public Service Broadcasting will headline in the Calling Out stage, British Sea Power will headline the beautiful Woodlands stage, and festival regular Mr Scruff is the first of the electronic acts due to be announced in the much revered Glow Tent
Other acts confimed today include Kate Tempest, Emmy the Great, Bipolar Sunshine, The Bohicas, Palace, Turbowolf, Walking on Cars, Port Isla, Black Honey, Flyte, Hyde & Beast, Remi Miles, Man Made, Treason Kings, Night Flowers, The Lancashire Hotpots, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, Lisbon, Jez Kerr, The Watchmakers, Baggy Mondays, Dave Haslam, Acoustica Presents, Riding the Low, Feed The Kid, James Atkin, Gareth Brooks, Beat Boutique, Juicy DJs, Good Viberations, Northern Soul Dance Classes, DJ Megatune, The Everley Pregnant Brothers, Yucatan, My Little Brother's Christmas Party, Avec Sans, Freek'N, and Northside.
Many more acts will be announced including the full Glow Tent, Calling Out, Chai Wallah and Woodlands line-up’s and more.
Kendal Calling founder Andy Smith commented, "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 12 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 5 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."
Tier 3 tickets go on sale at 9am tomorrow morning (Tuesday 17th February), priced at £130. Last year's the festival sold out in mid May!
A teen (aged 11-15 years) weekend camping ticket is priced at £60, and a child (aged 6-10 years) weekend camping ticket is priced at £15. A child aged 5 years and under weekend camping ticket is free. Prices do not include booking fees.
The wholly independent festival is held over the weekend of Thursday 30th July to Sunday 2nd August 2015 returning to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in the Lake District.
Festival goers can expect eleven stages including the Main Stage, Glow Dance tent, Kaylied World Music Stage, Calling Out New Music Stage, Soapbox Comedy, Village Green, Houseparty, and more to be announced.
This year's theme has not yet been announced. This will influence the décor plus the performance art with the whole site in-keeping with the theme.
latest on this festival
line-ups & rumours
plus OCS, Shed Seven, James, The Sherlocks & loads more
Kendal Calling 2017 review