THE MATS MEET AGAIN AT BOSTON CALLING MUSIC FEST!!!
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PRESS RELEASE: Boston Calling returns with a heavy hitting lineup this September 5, 6 and 7, 2014 at the city's historic City Hall Plaza [One City Hall Square, Boston, Massachusetts]. Produced by Crash Line Productions, Boston Calling will once again deliver 22 live performances this September. A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase at www.bostoncalling.com.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS: As with the festival's three previous editions, September's lineup was co-curated by Aaron Dessner, the acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of The National. After playing to a sold out crowd at the inaugural Boston Calling in May 2013, The National is back to headline and joining them at the top of the bill are 2014 Grammy winner and global vocal sensation, Lorde, The Replacements, back for their first Boston show since 1991, Nas, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his debut album Illmatic and collaborating with The Roots, who will also perform their own set, and indie rock cult favorites Neutral Milk Hotel.
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FESTIVAL HISTORY: Boston Calling has earned the praise of nearly 130,000 fans between its first editions in May 2013, September 2013, and May 2014. Glowing reviews from the likes of Rolling Stone and The Boston Globe noted everything from its versatile lineup to its quality of production. Perched on a hill in downtown Boston and with the city's skyscrapers encircling its grounds, Boston Calling's locale at City Hall Plaza offers the ideal urban festival vibe. Producers will enhance this environment with two performance stages, Samuel Adams 30th anniversary and Octoberfest celebration, a food pavilion comprised of food trucks and local food vendors, and world-class lighting and design. Boston Calling will also feature a VIP component whereby VIP ticketholders have access to City Hall Courtyard, a 25,000 square foot, second-floor Mezzanine offering prime views of both stages as well as curated menus and amenities. Music fans will be able to choose from 50 dishes and beers, including those from local food trucks.
SEPTEMBER LINEUP: Boston Calling's September 2014 line-up is as follows. For full enjoyment, there are no overlapping sets.
6:45pm Future Islands
8:00pm Neutral Milk Hotel
9:30pm The National
1:05pm St. Nothing
2:15pm S. Carey
3:05pm Sky Ferreira
5:00pm The Hold Steady
6:05pm Volcano Choir
7:10pm Girl Talk
9:30pm Childish Gambino
1:05pm Gentlemen Hall
1:40pm San Fermin
2:15pm White Denim
3:05pm The War On Drugs
3:55pm Lake Street Dive
5:00pm Twenty One Pilots
6:05pm The 1975
7:10 pm Spoon
8:15pm The Replacements
9:20pm Nas x The Roots
For more details about Boston Calling, please visit:
www.bostoncalling.com online and follow Boston Calling on Twitter, @Boston_Calling, Instagram, @Boston_Calling, and Facebook www.facebook.com/BostonCalling
Ticket Information: General Admission tickets are still available for purchase at www.bostoncalling.com. VIP tickets have sold out for all three days.
Crash Line Productions is a Boston-based entertainment production company that owns and produces dozens of events each year. Formed in 2012 by Brian Appel and Mike Snow, Crash Line Productions continues to build its event platform around its flagship event, the semi-annual Boston Calling Music Festival.
City Hall Plaza is located at One City Hall Square in downtown Boston. The festival is accessible via the city's T, at the Park Street stop on the Red Line, the State Street stop on the Orange or Blue line or the Haymarket stop on the Green line. The 92 and 93 buses also stop outside of City Hall Plaza on Congress Street.