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Boston Calling

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The Boston Calling 2024 Lineup Is Here: Ed Sheeran, Tyler Childers, and the Killers Will Headline

A new year means a new Boston Calling 2024 lineup—and here it is: Ed Sheeran, Tyler Childers, and the Killers will top the bill for […]

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Meet Noah Kahan, the Voice of an Emotionally Evolved Generation

Noah Kahan thinks everyone here should be in therapy. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter is onstage at Boston Calling Music Festival, a 10-minute drive from his Watertown […]

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Singer Chelsea Cutler Is Afraid of Sharks, Thinks Boston Can Do No Wrong

Before singer-songwriter Chelsea Cutler hit the stage of Boston Calling 2023 on Friday afternoon—clad in a white and red Patriots Jersey, her 25 or so […]

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The Best of Boston Calling 2023

After a spell of heartbreaking cancellations, Boston’s marquee music festival returned to its full, monumental glory for its tenth year. Here are some of the […]

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The Many Faces of Boston Rap Star Oompa

It’s a Friday night in late March, and Oompa, the Roxbury-born artist, rapper, and performer is working out some excess energy, pacing around the makeshift […]

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18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer

APRIL 1. Catch the biggest wave in Japanese art. Katsushika Hokusai may have been an important artist in the 1800s, but his Great Wave and […]

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This Is a Nine Inch Nails Appreciation Post

I mean, how cool is Trent Reznor? Just one of the famously coolest guys around, obviously, and I’m not breaking any news here. But how […]

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Boston Calling Can’t Catch a Break

A bad break from Mother Nature and a pair of COVID-related cancellations put a bit of a damper on the three-day music festival as it […]

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All the Local Talent Taking the Stage at Boston Calling 2022

When Boston Calling returns to Allston this year, they’ll be reviving a longstanding tradition: Giving local musicians a very big stage in their hometown. That’ll […]

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Boston Calling Update: Nine Inch Nails Has Been Added as a Headliner

It’s been a rollercoaster for the Boston Calling lineup these past few years, but fans of ’90s and ’00s industrial rock will be pleased with […]

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The Boston Calling 2022 Lineup Is Here: Metallica, The Strokes, Foo Fighters Will Headline

You ready to ride the lightning??? At Boston Calling 2022, you’d better be. Metallica and The Strokes will join Foo Fighters at the top of […]

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My Life in the Age of COVID: Camp Blood

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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Boston Calling 2020 Is Officially Canceled

It was gonna be a hell of a show this year. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wipe out gatherings large and small across […]


The 2020 Boston Calling Food and Drink Lineup Is Here, with Roxy’s Fried Chicken and Mikkeller Beer

With headliners curated from your ’90s CD collection—Rage Against the Machine, the Foo Fighters, and Red Hot Chili Peppers—this year’s Boston Calling music festival might […]

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Confirmed: Rage Against the Machine Is on the 2020 Boston Calling Lineup

The dream of the ’90s is alive at Boston Calling. At least that’s the case when it comes to the festival’s 2020 headliners, who are […]