Boston Calling

Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Calling Spring 2018 Lineup Is Here

January is the perfect time to think about your plans for spring, right? The Boston Calling music festival has released its official lineup for the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Is Making Some Changes for 2018

Don’t get us wrong. Boston Calling 2017 was a rousing, if muddy, success. The acts—Chance the Rapper, Tool, local heroes like Piebald and Cousin Stizz—were […]

Style

Girls Loved Braids at Boston Calling 2017

If you can, braid it. Ladies found really creative ways to plait their hair this year at Boston Calling. These guys: not just relying on […]

Restaurants

Five Things You Must Eat (and Drink) at Boston Calling

Sure, you’re here for the xx, Mumford & Sons, and maybe a Ferris wheel ride—but a Boston Calling festival goer’s gotta eat. Boston magazine associate […]

Style

All the Best Festival Style from Boston Calling 2017

Under gloomy skies and menacing clouds, many festival-goers eschewed the practical and chose fashion over function. And seemingly, there were no regrets to leaving the ponchos […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Concertgoers Faced Long Lines and App Issues

With a move to a new location, there were bound to be a few kinks to be worked out at Boston Calling. But there were […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Live Blog 2017

With reporting by Spencer Buell, Jackie Cain, Abby Bielagus, Alex Erdekian, Julia Hopkins, Lizzy Barrett, and Lisa Weidenfeld Sunday, 9:45 p.m. The night closed out […]

Arts & Entertainment

Your Guide to Boston Calling’s Hometown Heroes

Sure, you’re excited to see Chance the Rapper, Tool, and Mumford & Sons—the global superstars headlining the three nights of Boston Calling this weekend. But if you want […]

News

Boston Police Increasing Patrols at Concert Venues After Manchester Bombing

Boston Police are ramping up patrols at the city’s concert venues following Monday’s deadly bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, which killed […]

News

Walsh Officials Ask to Move Extortion Case After Election Day

Kenneth Brissette and Tim Sullivan, two top aides to Mayor Marty Walsh indicted last year, have asked a federal judge to move their extortion case […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Block Parties Are Back

Boston Calling may not be until Memorial Day weekend (at its new location in Allston, ICYMI), but the festival’s Block Party Series on the Greenway […]

Arts & Entertainment

Here’s the New Layout for Boston Calling 2017

Gone are the days of wandering the cement confines of City Hall Plaza for Boston Calling in the shadow of the brutalist architecture of City Hall. […]

Restaurants

Boston Calling Has a Mikkeller Beer Garden, Stone & Skillet Pizza, and More This Spring

With Boston Calling’s move to the (relatively) wide open space of the Harvard Athletic Complex in Lower Allston this spring, you can bet the concessions […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Announces Comedy Experience

Out with the film, in with the comedy. That’s the latest from Boston Calling, which announced today that comedian Hannibal Buress will host and headline […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Spring 2017 Lineup

Maybe you’ve been waiting for this, maybe you forgot this existed. We sure didn’t. Behold, the lineup for Boston Calling spring 2017, which will move […]