Also confirmed are Happy Mondays, the hip hop legends slot this year goes to De La Soul, Miles Kane, 2ManyDjs (DJ set) , Tom Odell, Razorlight, Clean Bandit, Newton Faulkner, Athlete, Ella Eyre, Mr Scruff, Reel Big Fish, The Heavy, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Rae Morris, Saint Raymond, Dub Pistols, Jess Glynne, Womans Hour, Findlay, Breton, Josh Record, Kimberly Anne, Amber Run, Gallery Circus, Lanterns on the Lake, The Lucid Dream, Johnny Borrell & Zazou, The Lancashire Hotpots, Aquilo, DJ Food, Cheeba, DJ Moneyshot, Zion Train, Perch & Dubdadda, Reeps One, The Melodic, By The Rivers, Typesun, Will Varley, We Were Evergreen, Tantz, The Urban Folk Quartet, Mint Royale, Baggy Mondays, Dave Haslam, Black Cat DJs, Father Funk, Gareth Brooks, King Eider, The Hummingbirds, Phoneys & the Freaks, Howling Rhythm DJs, Aaron Wright & Jacqui Abbott, Kommix Kut, The Raged, Our Fold, Dub Sex, Mark Abbott, Fallback Productions , Sam P, Karl Yates, and Northern Soul Dance Classes.
The Glow Dance Tent line-up is headlined by 2ManyDjs (DJ set) . Other confirmed acts include Andy C, Zane Lowe, James Zabiela, Gorgon City, Goldie, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Shadow Child, Friend Within, MC GQ, Lapsley, Ash Howell, and My New Leng
While the Woodlands will host Bird, Seattle Yacht Club, Love For Zero, Jakarta Club, Evil Blizzard, The Templebys, The Pinstripe Pigeon Band, Fiona Clayton, The Lottery Winners, Jake and the Jellyfish, Ivan Campo, The Orchid Hunters, Nancy Kent, Lumberjack Cowboy Heartbreak Trucking Co, Arran George, Joe McCorriston, Alex Hulme, Mylittlebrother, Baksheesh, Ben Dyson, and Gritty Britain.
This year’s fancy dress theme is Kendal Calling Goes Beyond The Stars as the festival once again becomes a mecca for culture vultures and party people.
New for 2014 for Thursday night revellers, Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club take over featuring a hand picked line up by Craig himself. Thursday will feature Chai Wallah’s and the Real Ale festival will be open for pre festival shenanigans!
Now in its ninth year, Kendal Calling is held in the Lake District, over the weekend of Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August 2014, with early entry available on the Thursday. Kendal Calling returns to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in East Cumbria, and offers multiple stages and areas. The family friendly event offers 3 days of dancing, juggling, contortionists, comedy, site art and much more.
Festival goers can expect eight stages plus performance art, comedy and spoken word with gourmet food, a real ale festival and the dedicated children’s Ladybird Arena.
Weekend tickets are priced at £119 including camping, tickets for children aged 11-15 years priced at £60, with free entry for under 11s.
Early Entry Thursday: £15 (includes Craig Charles Funk and Soul take over, Chai Wallah’s and Real Ale Festival)
Thursday 11-15: £15
Thursday 10 & under: Free
Live In Vehicle: £60
Car Park: £6
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