Dizzee Rascal, more for Kendal Calling 2012

Dizzee Rascal at Reading Festival 2010 by Trevor Eales
Dizzee Rascal at Reading Festival 2010 by Trevor Eales

Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park, and James will headline the Kendal Calling 2012 line-up this August.

Maximo Park will headline the Friday night, Saturday night will be topped by ‘Bonkers’ rapper Dizzee Rascal, and Sunday night will be closed by James.

Feeder, Little Roy, Shed Seven, Ms Dynamite, Shy FX, Benga, Andy C, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, and 16bit have all been announced in the first release of acts for the Kendal Calling line-up.

Kendal Calling are also unveiling a new Twin Peaks style 50’s diner headed up by Tim Burgess from The Charlatans aptly titled the ‘Tim Peaks Diner‘. The venue was borne from twitter and on BBC6music, as Tim pours over the jukebox and coffee he will curate a weekend of DJs, bands, book readings and comedians in a unique setting. Confirmed on the bill is Nick Heyward; best known as frontman of Haircut 100 whose hits are big hitters on Tim Burgess Jukebox.

Kendal Calling 2012 takes place from Friday 27 – Sunday 29 July at Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in East Cumbria, with eleven diverse stages and areas.

Click here to see the full Kendal Calling line-up.

Kendal Calling adult weekend tickets are priced at £105, a child (11-14 years) weekend ticket at £50, and children under 11 can attend for free, but needed a ticket. Anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday early bird tickets are priced at £10 (only valid with a full weekend ticket).

Click here to buy Kendal Calling tickets.