With 7 weeks to go until Kendal Calling** **festival lands at Lowther Deer Park, organisers have announced that tickets are now sold out, breaking last year’s record for the fastest sell out to date.
Tickets were snapped up for this year’s show quicker than ever before, with lucky ticket holders set to enjoy headline performances from some of the UK's biggest names including Dizzee Rascal, James, Maximo Park, and many more.
Organisers Ben Robinson and Andy Smith say:
Spanning 16 stages and areas, Kendal Calling Festival is located in one of the most picturesque locations in the UK and attracts audiences from across the country. Over the past 7 years the festival has gone from strength to strength, garnering a strong reputation for quality while inviting imaginative artists aboard and sealing Kendal Calling as a pioneer in the festival field.
Each year Kendal Calling organisers strive to deliver a high quality festival that serves up the best in music, art, comedy, dance, sculpture and family friendly facilities.
This year’s fancy dress theme will be the fantastical ‘comic books and fairy tales‘, with revelers set to don carnival creations inspired by characters across the ages! Prepare for visions of Wolverine, the Hulk, Cat Woman and Avengers set to rise up over the Kendal Calling hills!
As the festival production team are gearing up for this year's show, those without a ticket are urged to look ahead to 2013 as details of tickets for next year's event are set to be announced towards the end of the year.
More artist additions will be announced with a pile of fantastic new acts set to take to the Calling Out stage! Kendal Calling are still to announce full line ups for Houseparty, Soapbox and the brand new Forest Stage so watch this space.
Kendal Calling HQ are preparing a feast for lucky ticket holders; a unique extravaganza that sets itself apart in the stunning rolling hills near Penrith; the countdown is on for Kendal Calling 2012!
FULL LINE UP INCLUDES:
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 MARCH BAND / LITTLE ROY / TO KILL A KING / DODGY/ BOMBSKARE / GHOSTPOET / TWISTED WHEEL / JUAN ZELADA / THE LANCASHIRE HOTPOTS / MONSTER CEILIDH / VARIOUS CRUELTIES / ISLET / LUCY ROSE / 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 / POLICE DOG HOGAN
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 / : DJ ZINC / FINGATHING / MELE / AIM DJ SET / EARL GATESHEAD & SUPERFOUR (TROJAN RECORDS) / DANNY BECK / ASH HOWELL / TUESDAY CLUB DJ’S
KAYLEID TENT: DREADZONE / BENJAMIN FRANCES LEFTWICH / HIDDEN ORCHESTRA / LAZY HABITS / YES SIR BOSS / LUCY ROSE / DIZRAELI AND THE SMALL GODS/ LOUIS BARABBAS & THE BEDLAM SIX JESCA HOOP / DJ SWITCH / KING PORTER STOMP / TAKO LAKO / JUAN ZELADA / SLAMBOREE / DJ MONEYSHOT / EXTRA CURRICULAR / BOMBSKARE / RAE MORRIS / DEXTER DEXTROUS & THE FINGER SMITHS / CUT A SHINE / THE MONSTER CEILIDH BAND / JACK MARTELLO / CODA / RYAN KEEN / POLICE DOG HOGAN / HEYMOONSHAKER / PAT DAM SMYTH / PETER ROE / KIDNAP ALICE / THE LOOSE MOOSE STRING BAND / THE MEKKITS
THE KOPPARBERG KUBE: DJ YODA / A SKILLZ / GHOSTPOET / AIM (/ D/R/U/G/S / OLUGBENGA (METRONOMY DJ SET) / LINTON BROWN / CUTLOOSE DJS / EL DIABLOS SOCIAL CLUB / SOANSO / BOOGIZM DJ’S / KARL YATES / OCEIUS / GENRE SLUTS / HOWARD SESSIONS / KI CRIEGHTON / FALLBACK PRODUCTIONS / KIERON STAFFORD