Even if you haven't moshed with the Dropkick Murphys or engaged in a drunken singalong to the Standells' "Dirty Water" at Fenway Park, it's hard not to be impressed with Boston's passion for music. The city has cultivated top-notch talents -- Aerosmith, New Edition and the Pixies, to name a few -- and now it has a festival to match: Boston Calling. The two-day festival launched in late May, but rather than wait a year, Crashline Productions worked with Bowery Presents and Sonicbids to throw a second edition on Sept. 8 and 9, when Boston's many colleges and universities are back in session.

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