Lightning storms may have dampened the crowd, but not the spirit of performers like Lorde at the fourth installment of the Boston Calling festival. "You guys are officially my favorite crowd in America right now," said the 17-year-old New Zealand pop star. "I hope none of you got struck by lightning." The fest, an eclectic three days of music at Beantown's City Hall Plaza, continued to bridge the gaps between music genres with a varied lineup mixing emerging artists and road veterans.

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