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Boston Calling Music Festival is a Boston-based music festival. The festival debuted in May 2013 and previously took place twice a year, May and September, at City Hall Plaza. The festival reportedly attracted 20-22,000 fans with its earlier editions, eventually drawing roughly 40,000 festival goers in 2017.
Boston Calling 2022 Lineup
The full Boston Calling 2022 line-up is here, and festival organizers have found some hard-rocking headliners to replace Rage Against the Machine and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Nine Inch Nails, The Strokes, and Metallica will headline this year’s festival, which will be held at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston on Memorial Day weekend from May 27 to 29.
Along with the headliners, top-billed performers include electronica group Rüfüs Du Sol, alt-rockers Weezer, sibling rock trio HAIM, hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, indie rock group Glass Animals, Aussie prog rockers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, 2000s pop-punk icon Avril Lavigne, psychedelic soul band Black Pumas, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick, Connecticut jam band Goose, hip-hop duo EARTHGANG, and rock group Modest Mouse.
Boston Calling 2022 Tickets
The festival offers 2 types of tickets: General Admission and VIP admission.
- single-day tickets from $129
- 2-day passes from $229
- weekend passes from $370
- single-day tickets from $350
- 3-day pass from $999
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Frequently Answered Question
Will alcohol be sold?
Yes. Beer, wine and mixed drinks will be sold to those with a valid ID.
Is the venue ADA accessible?
The venue is accessible and there will be special viewing areas at the main stages for those with mobility limitations.