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This year’s Kendal Calling, set in the picturesque surroundings of the Lake District, will be headlined by the very hardworking Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls and ’90s legends Suede, as well as playing host to the likes of Miles Kane, Tom Odell, Happy Mondays, De La Soul and Razorlight.

Unveiling a sizeable initial lineup this evening, the intimate and family-friendly Cumbrian weekend is celebrating its 9th and biggest festival yet in 2014.

The full list of announced acts are:

Suede / Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls /  Happy Mondays / De La Soul / Miles Kane / 2ManyDjs (dj set) / Tom Odell / Razorlight / / Clean Bandit / Newton Faulkner / Athlete / Ella Eyre / Mr Scruff / Reel Big Fish / The Heavy / Catfish & the Bottlemen / Rae Morris / Saint Raymond / Dub Pistols / Jess Glynne / Women’s Hour / Findlay / Breton / Josh Record / Kimberly Anne / Amber Run / Gallery Circus / Lanterns on the Lake / The Lucid Dream / Johnny Borrell & Zazou / The Lancashire Hotpots / Aquilo / DJ Food, DJ Cheeba, DJ Moneyshot – Caught In the Middle of a 3 way mix / Zion Train – Perch & Dubdadda / Reeps One / The Melodic / By The Rivers / Typesun / Will Varley / We Were Evergreen / Tantz / Urban Folk Quartet / Mint Royale / Baggy Mondays / Dave Haslam / Black Cat DJs / Father Funk / Gareth Brooks (XFM) / King Eider / The Hummingbirds / Phoneys & the Freaks / Howling Rhythm DJs / Aaron Wright & Jacqui Abbott / Kommix Kut / The Raged / Our Fold / Dub Sex / Mark Abbott / Fallback Productions / Sam P / Karl Yates / Northern Soul Dance Classes

Glow Dance Tent: 2manydj’s (dj set) / Andy C / Zane Lowe / James Zabiela / Gorgon City / Goldie / Dub Phizix & MC Strategy / Shadow Child / Friend Within / GQ / Lapsley / Ash Howell / My Neu Leng BONDAX & FRIENDS presents Bondax b2b MJ Cole, Karma Kid b2b Monki, Star Slinger b2b TCTS, Kartel b2b French Kiwi Juice

Woodlands: BIRD / Seattle Yacht Club / Love For Zero / Jakarta Club / Evil Blizzard / The Templebys / The Pinstripe Pigeon Band / Fiona Clayton / The Lottery Winners / Jake & The Jellyfish / Ivan Campo / The Orchid Hunters / Nancy Kent / The Lumberjack Cowboy Heartbreak Trucking Co. / Arran George / Joe McCorriston / Alex Hulme / Mylittlebrother /Baksheesh / Ben Dyson / Gritty Britain

Tickets are onsale here, and if all those bands aren’t enough there’ll be a galaxy of costumed fun to be had onsite as well, with this year’s fancy dress theme recently confirmed as ‘Kendal Calling goes Beyond The Stars’.

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Rosalie Bower

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