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4th April 2012

Kendal Calling festival add We Are Scientists, The View and more

Latest acts also include Toddla T, DJ Yoda and the Transiberian Marching Band

Kendal Calling festival have revealed another batch of acts which combine a plethora of new music & festival favourites across many genres. They include We Are Scientists, The View, Tribes, Spector, DJ Yoda and The Transiberian Marching Band, Ghostpoet, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Swiss Lips, Toddla T, Mosca and DR/U/G/S plus many more.

They join a line up that includes Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park, James, Shy FX, Benga, Andy C and Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip.

California based act We Are Scientists will be bringing sunshine with their rock sound, Scottish quartet The View will be bringing hits like Superstar Tradesman just weeks after the release of new album Cheeky for a Reason on 2nd July.

Tribes are welcomed along from their Camden abode after making waves last year with their debut album, Baby and following the release of their aptly titled new single Corner of an English Field. Indie pop act Spector also join the line up with an inspiring sound as they’ve been hailed the UK guitar band scenes next big hope.

Maestro of cut and paste, DJ Yoda will bring an extra special show as he performs with the Transiberian Marching Band. Those who have seen Yoda before will know what an imaginative, unique, diverse set he delivers and this latest collaboration will be a sight to behold. With their fingers on the pulse of new dance music, with Radio 1’s much-loved Jaymo and Andy George are also added to the bill.

Next up is singer songwriter Ryan Keen who has just released his new ep Focus. With industry support across the board, Ghost Poet is another welcome addition, with lyrics and flow to stop tracks this rapper is one of the most anticipated acts to breakthrough the spoken work scene of late.

New act Juan Zelada is truly a one-to watch with his gigs causing much excitement. Also on the bill is haunting vocalist Lucy Rose along with stunning performer Rae Morris. Maestros of dance Toddla T and Mosca also join the line up to keep the dance tent busy until the wee small hours.

Following a charming Internet pressure campaign in which the band recorded a 1920s inspired song for the Kendal Calling directors, local band The Mono LPs have been added to the line up.
Other inspiring new acts added to the bill include Pete Roe, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, King Charles, Jack Martello, Spring Offensive, Jake Evans (Bad Lieutenant), Extra Curricular, Beans on Toast, Random Impulse, Wonder Villains, Toy, Swiss Lips, Anothers Blood, Max Raptor, Hyde & Beast, Steve Smyth and Police Dog Hogan.
The music and activities in the Kendal Calling meadow span 11 diverse stages and areas, situated in a close-knit site that means you’re never far from your friends; areas include Mainstage, GLoW dance tent, Calling Out new music stage, Kaylied tent, Soapbox, Kids Area, Kendal Calling Real Ale Festival tent, Garden of Eden, Village Green, New Woodland area, Happy Slap boutique, Riot Jazz, Houseparty and new for 2012; Time Peak’s Diner brought to you by Tim Burgess of the Charlatans!

The family camping area, the Emperor’s Field and Live in Vehicle tickets are now sold out, but other tickets are still available. Full Adult Weekend Camping Tickets: £105,  Teen ticket (11 – 15yrs)£50
with Children (under 11) free.
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