Kendal Calling sells out in record-time; plans to go virtual with Google Maps

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UK: Having recently confirmed six headliners for this year’s festival, as well as an extensive supporting line-up, Kendal Calling has now announced that the festival has sold out its 25,000 tickets for the 12th consecutive time.

Eager revellers who acted quickly will get the chance to see Franz Ferdinand, Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Tinie Tempah and one last opportunity to witness Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson perform Pet Sounds in the surroundings of the picturesque Lake District.

Ben Robinson, co-founder of Kendal Calling, commented: “The team are truly humbled by the reaction to this year’s line-up and we’d like to thank everyone who has bought tickets to make this our 12th successive sell out!

“We’ll be keeping our heads down over the next six months, working hard to make this the best festival possible. We have a lot more amazing artists and field based antics still to announce so keep your eyes peeled. We can’t wait to see everyone in the fields!”

Kendal Calling will also become the first festival to go virtual in Google Maps. Tour.Media and Google Street View have captured the entire festival, allowing festival fans who missed out on tickets to take a simulated walk around the site.

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