Home  |  Music  |  New Music  |  Kendal Calling adds more artists to the bill

Kendal Calling adds more artists to the bill

by Lara Cullen. Published Wed 04 Apr 2012 17:44, last updated: 08/04/12

Tickets are getting snapped up for this year's Kendal Calling festival as they now reveal another batch of acts with a plethora of new music and festival favourites across all genres set to grace the 11 stages.

They include We Are Scientists, The View, Tribes, Spector, DJ Yoda and The Transiberian Marching Band, Ghostpoet, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Swiss Lips, Toddla T, Mosca and DR/U/G/S plus many more!

They join a line-up that is bursting with sterling acts including Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park, James, Shy FX, Benga, Andy C and Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip.

Let's meet the new artists! California based act We Are Scientists will be bringing sunshine with their rock sound as they tour Blighty, and Scottish quartet The View join the bill bringing hits like Superstar Tradesman as they play Kendal Calling just weeks after releasing their new album Cheeky for a Reason on 2nd July. Kendal Calling revellers will hear it here first!

Another much talked about band, Tribes are welcomed along from their Camden abode after making waves last year with their debut album, Baby and following the release of their aptly titled new single Corner of an English Field. Indie pop act Spector also join the line up with an inspiring sound as they’ve been hailed the UK guitar band scenes next big hope.

Maestro of cut and paste, DJ Yoda brings an extra special show to this year's festival as he performs with the Transiberian Marching Band! Those who have seen Yoda before will know what an imaginative, unique, diverse set he delivers and this latest collaboration will be a sight to behold! With their fingers on the pulse of new dance music, with Radio 1’s much-loved Jaymo and Andy George are also added to the bill.

Next up is singer-songwriter Ryan Keen hot on the heels of releasing his new EP Focus. With industry support across the board, Ghost Poet is another welcome addition, with lyrics and flow to stop tracks this rapper is one of the most anticipated acts to breakthrough the spoken work scene of late.

New act Juan Zelada is one-to watch with his gigs causing much excitement. Also on the bill is haunting vocalist Lucy Rose along with stunning performer Rae Morris.

Maestros of dance Toddla T and Mosca also join the line-up to keep the dance tent busy until the wee small hours.

Following a charming Internet pressure campaign in which the band recorded a 1920s inspired song for the Kendal Calling directors, local band The Mono LPs have been added to the lineup! Watch their video in the box.

Other inspiring new acts added to the bill include Pete Roe, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, King Charles, Jack Martello, Spring Offensive, Jake Evans (Bad Lieutenant), Extra Curricular, Beans on Toast, Random Impulse, Wonder Villains, Toy, Swiss Lips, Anothers Blood, Max Raptor, Hyde & Beast, Steve Smyth and Police Dog Hogan.

The family camping area, the Emperor’s Field and Live in Vehicle tickets now sold out, with four months still to go until the Lake District’s loudest and liveliest small festival.

The music and activities in the Kendal Calling meadow span 11 diverse stages and areas, situated in a close-knit site that means you’re never far from your friends; areas include Mainstage, GLoW dance tent,

Calling Out new music stage, Kaylied tent, Soapbox, Kids Area, Kendal Calling Real Ale Festival tent, Garden of Eden, Village Green, New Woodland area (details tba), Happy Slap boutique, Riot Jazz, Houseparty and new for 2012; Time Peak’s Diner brought to you by Tim Burgess of the Charlatans! See you in the fields…

www.kendalcalling.com

FULL LINE-UP:
DIZZEE RASCAL / JAMES / MAXIMO PARK / DAN LE SAC VS SCOOBIUS PIP / SHED SEVEN / WE ARE SCIENTISTS / THE VIEW / FEEDER / INSPIRAL CARPETS / SPECTOR / VINTAGE TROUBLE / TRIBES / WHISKYCATS / DJ YODA & THE TRANSIBERIAN MARCHING BAND / /DREADZONE / LITTLE ROY / TO KILL A KING / DODGY/ BOMBSKARE / GHOSTPOET / TWISTED WHEEL / JUAN ZELADA / THE LANCASHIRE HOTPOTS / MONSTER CEILIDH / VARIOUS CRUELTIES / ISLET / LUCY ROSE / SWISS LIPS / ANOTHERS BLOOD / TOY / STEVE SMYTH / MAX RAPTOR / HYDE & BEAST / RAE MORRIS /RYAN KEEN / PETE ROE / KING CHARLES / JACK MARTELLO / SPRING OFFENSIVE / JAKE EVANS (BAD LIEUTENANT) / EXTRA CURRICULAR / BEANS ON TOAST / RANDOM IMPULSE / WONDER VILLIANS

DANCE TENT: BENGA / ANDY C / SHY FX / JACK BEATS (DJ set) / MOSCA / MS DYNAMITE / TODDLA T / A.SKILLZ / OLUGBENGA (METRONOMY) / UTAH SAINTS / 16-BIT / THE CORRESPONDENTS / PHAELEH / DUB PISTOLS (DJ set) / JAYMO & ANDY GEORGE / D/R/U/G/S + MANY MORE



Comments

Post a comment

You have 140 characters left