exclusive: Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park, & James for Kendal Calling

get tickets today for Shy Fx, Andy C, Feeder, Little Roy, Dodgy, & more

published: Thu 23rd Feb 2012

Dizzee Rascal

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, East Cumbria, CA10 2HN, England MAP
£105 for weekend with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Thu 19th Jul 2012

eFestivals can exclusively reveal that Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park, and James will headline East Cumbria's Kendal Calling.

Dizzee Rascal
Friday night will be headed up by Maximo Park, Saturday night will see the return to Kendal Calling of Dizzee Rascal, and Sunday night will be closed by James.

Also announced for the bill today are Shy FX, Benga, Andy C, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Feeder, Little Roy, Shed Seven, Jack Beats (DJ set), Dodgy, Inspiral Carpets, Utah Saints, Ms Dynamite, Vintage Trouble, Dreadzone, Twisted Wheel, and 16bit.

Other acts include A Skillz, Phaeleh, Various Cruelties, To Kill A King, Dub Pistols (DJ Set), Juan Zelada, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Correspondents, Monster Ceilidh Band, Olugbenga (Metronomy DJ Set), Bombskare, and Whiskycats, with hundreds more acts yet to be announced across all stages for the festival that has sold out six years running.

Kendal Calling are also unveiling a new Twin Peaks style 50's diner headed up by Tim Burgess from The Charlatans aptly titled the 'Tim Peaks Diner'. The venue was borne from twitter and on BBC6music, as Tim pours over the jukebox and coffee he will curate a weekend of DJs, bands, book readings and comedians in a unique setting. Confirmed on the bill is Nick Heyward; best known as frontman of Haircut 100 whose hits are big hitters on Tim Burgess Jukebox.

Now in its seventh year, the wholly independent Kendal Calling is held in the Lake District, over the weekend of Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July, with early entry available on Thursday. Kendal Calling returns to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in East Cumbria, and offers eleven diverse stages and areas, situated in a close-knit site. The family friendly event offers 3 days of dancing, juggling, contortionists, comedy, site art and much more. Plus posh camping options in the revamped Emperors Fields.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £105, a child (11-14 years) weekend ticket were priced at £50, and children under 11 can attend for free, but needed a ticket. Anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday early bird tickets are priced at £10 (only valid with a full weekend ticket).

Traditional festival camping is at no extra cost and included in ticket price. There is also the new and improved Emperors Fields an all quiet camping and ideal for families. To stay here is an additional £25 per adult, a child (11-14 years) is £12.50 per person, and children under 11 can attend for free. Campervan or Caravan fields are £50 per vehicle pass in Emperors Fields area, which includes two adults. Any additional adults or children will need an Emperors Fields ticket per person.

To buy tickets from 9am today, click here.


Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, East Cumbria, CA10 2HN, England MAP
£105 for weekend with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Thu 19th Jul 2012


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