Live Review: Bipolar Sunshine (Kendal Calling 02/08/2015)

Enter the most appreciative artist in the billing, overlapping with the back end of Snoop Dogg’s set on Sunday evening; Adio Marchant. After 5 years with Kid British, Bipolar Sunshine released his debut EP back in 2013. An iTunes ‘Single of The Week’ followed with lead song Rivers drawing acclaim, it’s amazing that the first…

Live Review: The Vaccines (Kendal Calling 31/07/2015)

Not quite as much of a shock as England tearing through the old enemy before lunch today, but a shock nonetheless, was Friday’s headline performance by the heavily criticised (not least by me) Vaccines. I’ve been made to eat my words before with Jake Bugg and after a terrific set from the West London band,…

Live Review: James (Kendal Calling 30/07/2015)

A band that personify longevity on Thursday delivered an impeccable performance to an entourage of early birds at Kendal Calling. 1992’s Sound began a journey of both reminiscence and admiration for a band that must be one of the best around for reproducing faultless quality time after time, both in the studio and on stages…

Review: Kendal Calling 2015

It doesn’t seem long ago since Kendal Calling was in its early years as a local festival that was attended in the most by those who lived down the road, and handful from Lancashire and maybe a few further down the M6. It’s hard to believe the festival, although a change in venue happened half…