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1 May 2019, 18:17 | Updated: 30 May 2019, 18:46
Courteeners, Doves, Manic Street Preachers and more will play the 2019 festival in the Lake District between 25 and 28 July.
After selling out for thirteen years in a row, Kendal Calling has announced its 2019 line-up.
Courteeners, Doves, Manic Street Preachers, Nile Rodgers & Chic and Orbital will headline the four-day weekend of music, arts, comedy, food and drink at the Lake District’s Lowther Deer Park between 25 and 28 July 2019.
Courteeners are set to release a new album soon, so the announcement of their headline slot is timely, while Doves return from hiatus to play the festival for the first time in nine years.
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Manic Street Preachers made their debut at Kendal Calling in 2017 and were keen to repeat the experience "as soon as possible".
Legends Nile Rodgers and Chic will be at the festival to provide the ultimate disco playlist - plus a bevy of Rodgers’ classic songs produced for artists such as Madonna and David Bowie - while techno giants Orbital will be unloading a massive set of dance bangers complete with a stunning visual show.
Kendal Calling takes place at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District between 25 and 28 July 2019. As well as music, the festival includes four days of arts installations, comedy, cabaret, cinema, magic, kids’ entertainment, gourmet food and real ale.
Tickets for Kendal Calling 2019 are on sale now - you can get your hands on tickets and find out more about payment plans from www.kendalcalling.co.uk/tickets.
The line-up is filled with a broad range of genres, including guitar-driven bands like The Joy Formidable and The Big Moon, plus exciting new talent for 2019 including Zuzu, Idles, hotly-tipped six-piece Sports Team and the ever-popular Glaswegian singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon.
The line-up to date includes:
Manic Street Preachers
Nile Rodgers & Chic
Years & Years
Badly Drawn Boy
The Joy Formidable
The Big Moon
Blood Red Shoes
Beans On Toast
The Pearl Harts
Sophie And The Giants
Only The Poets
The Northern Threads
The Postcard Band
Waze & Odyssey
For the full line-up, see www.kendalcalling.co.uk