Boston Calling 2016

Courtney Barnett’s Emotionally Invested Set

By Grace Burns Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett and her band performed late this afternoon at Boston Calling music festival, and audiences raved as her grungy... Read More

Boston Calling: BØRNS Shines Bright

By Alex LaRosa: As a day full of music continued at Boston Calling, BØRNS and his three band mates took the Xfinity Stage right on... Read More

Nemes grabs the attention of some new fans at Boston Calling

By Gilesa Thomas: If someone offers you extra tickets to see Nemes live, you should accept without hesitation. The indie-rock-folk band from Boston is without... Read More

The Vaccines Amp the Crowd Out of the Heat

By Grace Burns: English indie-rock band The Vaccines took the stage this afternoon at Boston Calling music festival. Despite the weather reaching up to the... Read More

Battles floods Boston Calling with Impressive Beats

By Suzie Hicks: Despite the almost unbearable heat of the 2pm sun, Battles continued to warm up the crowd. Founded in New York City in... Read More

Boston Calling: Lizzo Sets Fire to the Stage

By: Alex LaRosa As a 91-degree sun beat down on City Hall Plaza, Minnesota-based rapper Lizzo turned up the heat even more, bouncing around the... Read More

Palehound opens Day Two at Boston Calling

By Erin Hussey: Opening up day two at Boston Calling, Allston based Palehound fronted by singer-songwriter Ellen Kempner, discerned herself from the typical indie fare... Read More

Headliner Sia demands Emotion and Intensity during Boston Calling

By Graceann Burns: Pop singer Sia proved to be the perfect closing act on the first night of the fourth annual Boston Calling music festival.... Read More

Boston Calling: Sufjan Stevens Turns Up the Passion

By Alex LaRosa: This afternoon, as the sun began to set over Boston Calling, Sufjan Stevens hit the stage and let his art loose, both... Read More

Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner kick off Boston Calling

By:  Suzie Hicks Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner kicked off Boston Calling today at 7:00 sharp. With a quiet, ethereal song equipped with all of... Read More