Kendal Calling announce epic 2018 line-up

The festival lineups are coming thick and fast and now, award-winning festival, Kendal Calling have announced their lineup for 2018 and it’s looking epic!

Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Libertines, Run DMC and Hacienda Classical will headline the festival that will be taking place in the Lake District between 26th-29th July.

The festival brings together a weekend of all your favourite things in music, arts, comedy, food and drink and is returning in 2018 with a huge supporting bill as well with, James, Shed Seven, White Lies, Slow Readers Club, Ocean Colour Scene, Peter Hook & The Light and The Sherlocks all being announced.

It’s going to be a big summer for the indie rockers, Catfish and the Bottlemen as they’ll be heading back into the lakes to headline the first night, while indie rock legends, The Libertines will be back to play a long overdue set and closing the festival out on the Sunday night.

In between them, you’ll have hip-hop royalty, Run DMC unleashing an array of hip-hop classics which will surely include, ‘It’s Like That’, ‘It’s Tricky’ and ‘Walk This Way’. The Hacienda Classical will be opening the festival on Thursday night playing a new set of dance and rave tunes with the Manchester Camerata, the city’s experimental orchestra.

2017 saw the festival keep an unprecedented run of 12 consecutive years selling out the festival, with tickets selling out just one week after the announcement of their line-up last year, couple that with the line-up they’ve announced this year and you have to believe this is going to be one hot ticket.

Full Kendal Calling 2018 Lineup

Main Stage

Catfish & The Bottlemen /The Libertines / Run DMC / Hacienda Classical

James, Ocean Colour Scene, Shed Seven, The Sherlocks, White Lies, The Wailers, Declan Mckenna, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Lucy Spraggan, Slow Readers Club, The Amazons, Peter Hook & The Light, Tom Grennan, The Lancashire Hotpots, Marmozets, Pale Waves, Dub Pistols, Hollie Cook, The Orielles, Black Honey, Sam Fender, Pins, The Blinders, Yonaka, Anteros, Marsicans, Low Island, Jordan Allen, Plastic Mermaids, Bang Bang Romeo, Cruel World, Whenyoung, Molly Warburton, The Lucid Dream, Wolfpeake, Rosborough, Late Night Legacy, Serene And Pariahs

Glow Dance Stage

Basement Jaxx (Dj Set), Gorgon City (Dj Set), Grandmaster Flash, Mistajam, Hospitality Takeover, Horse Meat Disco, Wookie, Gotsome, Deadbeat Uk & Cousn

Woodlands Stage

Elvana, The Beat-sie Boys And The London Astrobeat Orchestra Perform Talking Heads, Saytr Play, 100 Fables, The K’s, Rats, Brownbear, No Hot Ashes, North Atlas, The Lottery Winners, Citrus, Heights And Scarlet

DJ Format & Abdominal, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Friendly Fire, The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, Wrongtom, Horseman, King Lorenzo, Solo Banton & The Uppercuts All Play Chai Wallah Stage

Riot Jazz Presents Odwana, Smoggy Riddum, Felix Hagan & The Family, The Thingumajigs And The Templebys

Tim Peaks Diner

Tim Burgess (Dj Set), The Coral (Dj Set), Tony Walsh, The Waltones, Trampolene, Lost Horizons, The High, Fat Cops, Two Shot Podcast Live, Tiny Tim Peaks With Alex Winters, Best Picture, Average Sex, Power Ballad Karaoke, Yucatan, Metropolis Re-score, Nik Void (Dj Set), Kids Choir, Clare Nasir Weather Report, Anna Disley, Patsy Gillam, The Rockin’ Rhinos, Nico Mirallegro (Dj Set), Bis, Spike Island Screening, West Princes, Richard Youngs, Martin Blunt (Dj Set), Alex Lipinski And Becky Fishwick, Plus Skeleton Keys Records Presents Marvin Powell, Mysterines, Cut Glass Kings, She Drew The Gun And Peach Fuzz

Tickets are available now via this link: Kendal Calling