eFestivals exclusive: Calvin Harris to headline Kendal Calling

plus Wild Beasts, The Futureheads, Ok Go, Erol Alkan, DJ Yoda, and more

published: Wed 31st Mar 2010

Calvin Harris

Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st August 2010
Lowther Estate, Kendal, East Cumbria, England MAP
£85, deposit £30 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 5th Jul 2010

eFestivals can exclusively reveal that Calvin Harris has for the Lake District's Kendal Calling festival.

Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris will headline the Friday night of this year's Kendal Calling with the Saturday and Sunday headliners still to be announced. The Glasgow-born DJ will be airing a catalogue of hits such as 'Acceptable in the 80's', 'I'm Not Alone' & 'Ready For the Weekend' to name a few.

More main stage acts have also been announced including Wild Beasts, The Futureheads, Ok Go, and Dub Pistols.

The Dance Tent's first bookings have been confirmed from promoters Wax:On and Ape who will be hosting on Saturday & Sunday. Taking to the decks over the weekend will be Erol Alkan, DJ Yoda, Plump DJs, High Contrast, Scratch Perverts, Elite Force, Justin Robertson, Danny Byrd, Doorly, Eskimo Twins, Emalkay, People Get Real, Rich Reason, Ken Evil, and Ash Howell.

The Kaylied Folk Stage will see the return of BBC 6 Music's Craig Charles, and the first appearance at the festival of comedy folk band The Lancashire Hotpots.

Kendal Calling has eight stages including Europe's biggest solar powered tent Croissant Neuf. This year Kendal Calling also hosts a kid's area, Garden of Eden and Peaceful Progress; a creative crew of graffiti artists, breakdancers & sculptors and much more. The majority of stages at Kendal Calling run until 3am, making it one of the latest-running festivals in the UK.

Tickets sold out last year for Kendal Calling which this year has also introduced a deposit scheme which enables ticket buyers to pay £30 now to secure a ticket and pay the rest later at no extra cost.

An adult ticket including 3 days and nights camping is priced at £85, a child (11-14 years) weekend ticket is priced at £45, and children under 11 can attend for free, but need a ticket. A campervan ticket is priced at £40.

To buy tickets, click here.

Kendal Calling is held in the Lake District, over the weekend of Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st August and is a wholly independent festival returning for its fifth year and returning to the Lowther Estate, Kendal, in East Cumbria.

2010 sees the festival grow to 8,000 capacity so expect all the regular favourites (entertainers, beer tent, big top marquees, comedians, cabaret) plus many more new and innovative extras, whilst keeping the intimate vibe and friendly atmosphere.

Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st August 2010
Lowther Estate, Kendal, East Cumbria, England MAP
£85, deposit £30 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 5th Jul 2010


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