With just over a week to go Kendal Calling has announced their Chai Wallahs line-up. Appearing over the weekend of Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July 2016 will be The Diplomats of Sound DJs, Dr Meaker, General Skank, Horseman and the Upper Cut Band, ChainSka Brassika, Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, Agbeko, Dojo, Rews, Cheshire and the Cat, The Gin Bowlers, Hot Feet, Soom T, Gringo Ska, Solko, Shanty, Jalen N'Gonda, Will Varley, Sam Brookes, Daytoner, Akua Naru, Cul De Sac, Spinx, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, Time for T, and Potts Music.
With the day splits announced for the weekend. Also confirmed for this independent festival that offers more than just music, with 4 days of arts installations, comedy, gourmet food, kid’s entertainment and a real ale festival in the picturesque grounds of Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in the Lake District are comedians Bobby Mair, David Longley, Peter Brush, Seymour Mace, Phil Ellis, Leo Kearse, Justin Moorhouse, Rob Mulholland, George Rigden, Pete Otway, Danny McLoughlin, Mickey P Kerr, Jonny Awsum, Stephen Carlin, Jollyboat, Ray Peacock, Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing, and Thom Foole with his house party.
Other line-up additions include DJ Felix, Neon Saints Brass Band, Jeramiah Ferrari, Shanty, The Soul Rays, Sarah Mac, Luna Marada, Maxwell Watts, Stuart Avery, The X-Men B Team, Our Favourite Tails Of Utter Nonsense, The Chicken Brothers, Sling, Agbeko, Mammal Hands, Soul Circle, Sisika, Swedish Bondage, Claire Northey, HNTR, P.R.I.N.C.E.S.S, DJ Hyphen, Shakin' Chains, Holy Moly & the Crackers, Alice Gasson, Josh Cavanagh-Brierly Group, The Buffalo Skinners, Kalyan, Salutation Dub Collective, Sophro, Sarah de Warren, Nic Kozubik, Fading Face, Uncle Carbunkle, Pengwyn, JB Barrington, Dave Viney Presents, Sam Brookes, Cambio Sun, Millie, Sol Flare, Woodsmen, Bang Said The Gun, Dave Viney Presents, Soul Swing, SRDJ, The Bare Bones Experience, Musaic, Trampolene, Louder Than War Q&A, Altar Hanglands, and Robinson Boone.
The line-up includes headliners Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Rudimental, Madness, and The Charlatans . Also confirmed are Kelis, Maximo Park, Donovan, Teleman, James Walsh, Zibra, Eagulls, The Amazons, SlyDigs, Alias Kid, Sympathiser, Spring King, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Ash, Everything Everything, Band Of Skulls, The Hives, We Are Scientists, The Darkness, Blossoms, Rat Boy, Craig David, The Sugarhill Gang, Toddla T, David Rodigan, Shy FX, My Nu Leng, Eton Messy DJs, Barely Legal, SYV, Future Wildstyle, Flava D, and Amy Becker, plus a Hospital Records Takeover with Dynamite MC, MC Wrec & Fava, Fred V and Grafix, London Elektricity, Spy, Metrik, Nu:Tone, Logistics, Keeno, Krakota, Pretty Vicious, Hooton Tennis Club, Sundara Karma, Rag n Bone Man, Lightning Seeds, and many more.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available see the Kendal Calling line-up page.
Tickets are priced at £130. A teen (aged 11-15 years) weekend camping monthly payment ticket is priced at £75, and a child (aged 6-10 years) weekend camping ticket is priced at £17.50. A child aged 5 years and under weekend camping ticket is free. Prices include booking fee. Last year's the festival sold out in March.
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