Kendal Calling: 2019 headliners announced, plus ticket details
29 January 2019, 19:15 | Updated: 29 January 2019, 19:25
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.
Who is headlining Kendal Calling 2019?
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.
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.
Where and when does Kendal Calling take place?
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.
How do I buy tickets for Kendal Calling 2019?
Tickets for Kendal Calling 2019 go on sale at 10am on Thursday 31 January 2019. You can get your hands on tickets and find out more about payment plans from www.kendalcalling.co.uk/tickets.
Tickets always sell out for the festival well in advance so fans are urged to get their tickets now to avoid disappointment.
Who else is on the bill for Kendal Calling 2019?
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