The Scoop: Boston Calling Music Festival organizers have released the line up for their fall festival. Boston Calling, which is held near Boston City Hall, is a bi-annual event held in both the spring and autumn. This year’s three-day event in September will be headlined by The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, Lorde, Childish Gambino, and NAS x The Roots.
The Spin: This year’s festival will begin on Friday, September 5th, and will continue through the 7th. The first day of the festival will feature performances by The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Future Islands, with gates opening at 6pm. On Saturday and Sunday, gates will open to the public at 12pm. Saturday’s event will feature performances by Lorde, Childish Gambino, Girl Talk, Volcano Choir, The Hold Steady, Bleachers, Sky Ferreira, S. Carey, and Clifflight, while Sunday’s will feature NAS x The Roots, The Replacements, Spoon, The 1975, Twenty One Pilots, Lake Street Dive, The War On Drugs, White Denim, San Fermin, and Gentleman Hall. You can preview samples of these artists below. Ticket and VIP packages are available for all three days of the festival, just Saturday and Sunday, or for each individual day. Purchase tickets here.
The Question: How do you feel about the acts performing at this year’s event? Are you going to attend Boston Calling Music Festival?