More for Kendal Calling 2011

Kitty Daisy And Lewis at Ben and JerryÔÇÖs Sundae On The Common 2010 by Laura Melcion
Kitty Daisy And Lewis at Ben and JerryÔÇÖs Sundae On The Common 2010 by Laura Melcion

Kendal Calling has announced its theme this year will be Beasts and Machines, as well as adding some new acts to its bill, as the deadline for the final instalment for those who are paying via the deposit scheme approaches.

Kitty, Daisy And Lewis, Tom Williams & The Boat, Zero 7’s Sophie Barker, Dimbleby & Capper, Liz Lawrence and Gabrielle Aplin will all play the Get Loud In Libraries Stage, which will also host Rockanory – bedtime stories read by rock stars.

Extra Love, Paper Tiger, Rastamau5 and the house Riot Jazz Brass Band will all be found on the The Riot Jazz Stage.

Mr B The Gentlemen Rhymer will headline The Soapbox Stage, while The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess, who will be performing a DJ set, Dave Haslam, Marvin Cheeseman, George McKay, Dicky Dippinson, Bushpig, The Sky Muffins, Skint & Demoralised, Witch and the Robot, Craig West, Robin Walker, Karl Yates and Hat Club DJs will also appear, alongside afternoon poetry sets from the likes of Mike Garry and Chris Jam, with live burlesque in the early hours.

Mitchy Benn, Silky, Jim Smallman, Barry Dodds, Gary Delaney, Danny McLoughlin, Chris Turner and Martin Mor will all provide Soapbox Comedy, while the Monstrous Garden will house the eclectic Kaylied Stage, which promises “artists from the worldwide underground scene.”

Saturday’s (30 June) Hip Hop Houseparty will feature Jack Bee, DJ Helz, Oldboy, Taste the Diff’rence, and Pogo.

Chase And Status, The Cribs and Blondie are set to headline this year’s event.

Kendal Calling takes place at Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, The Lake District on 29 – 31 July.

While tickets are sold out, people who’ve bought tickets via the deposit scheme are reminded that they must make their final payment by tomorrow (1 June). You can do this by calling Ticketline on 0844 888 4420.

There will be a limited ticket re-sale on Friday (3 June) at 9am, where any tickets not paid off in the deposit scheme will be put on sale. Weekend tickets will cost £95.

See the Kendal Calling Website for more details.