Festival set for Memorial Day Weekend at Boston's City Hall Plaza.
After a successful inaugural year, Boston Calling will return for a second go-around with headliners Jack Johnson, Death Cab For Cutie and Modest Mouse. The festival is set for Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25) in Boston's City Hall Plaza, and tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 29) here.
Other notable acts on the three-day lineup include last weekend's "SNL" musical guest Bastille, Tegan & Sara, Brand New and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Each day, the festival will take place across two alternating stages, assuring there will be no overlapping sets.
Check out the video trailer for the fest below:
Boston Calling was held on two separate weekends last year, in May and September. The festival is curated by the National's Aaron Dessner, in collaboration with Crash Line Productions and Bowery Boston.
“I was thrilled to curate the line-up for the second year in a row," says Dessner in a press release. "Having performed at Boston Calling in May 2013, I can say from experience that playing the festival is electric and we couldn't be happier with the amazing group of artists who will perform at Boston Calling this year.”
Here are all the acts so far confirmed for Boston Calling:
Death Cab For Cutie
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
The Head and the Heart
Tegan & Sara
Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
Built to Spill
Kurt Vile and The Violators
Walk off the Earth