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Playlist: The Best of Boston Calling 2016

Playlist: The Best of Boston Calling 2016

This is not a drill: Boston Calling 2017 is less than two weeks only seven days away. We’re so excited to share our full slate of awesome things: bands we’re filming, people we’re photographing, and the many acts we’re chatting with! But, while our schedule is falling into place, we gotta keep it on […]

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15 of our Favorite Photos from Boston Calling 2016

15 of our Favorite Photos from Boston Calling 2016

Boston Calling 2017 is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited about the lineup. So we took a look back at last years lineup and curated 15 photos from some of our favorite performances that include Janelle Monae, Charles Bradley, Christine and the Queens, Lizzo, Robyn, Sufjan Stevens, Sia, Lisa […]

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Christine and the Queens’ Spaces In-Between

Christine and the Queens’ Spaces In-Between

#angryfrenchgirl In the middle of a kinetic set on the Sunday of last weekend’s Boston Calling, French pop star Heloïse Letissier — known by her stage name Christine and the Queens — offered the joking lament that this is probably how the Boston audience sees her. As a #angryfrenchgirl. Letissier was playful on […]

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Boston Calling 2.0: How the Move to Allston Will Affect Our Festival

Boston Calling 2.0: How the Move to Allston Will Affect Our Festival

Comic Ken Reid battled the heat and a diffident audience when he took the stage Saturday at Boston Calling. Fans of Reid’s popular podcast TV Guidance Counselor, know that his comedic approach is rooted in the preposterous incongruities he recognizes in pop culture arcanum. On Saturday, he looked at the space around him — […]

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Sia performs on the first night of Boston Calling.

Boston Calling Wrap-Up: Embracing the Unexpected

As the sun sank toward the skyline and the first few notes of Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner’s performance echoed around City Hall Plaza on Friday night, I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. Maybe it’s that their delicate acoustic stylings were reminiscent of last fall’s folk-heavy […]

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Gallery: Day 3 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

Gallery: Day 3 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

May 29th, 2016 – Michael Christmas, Christine and the Queens, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Vince Staples, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, The Front Bottoms, Elle King, Janelle Monáe, Haim, and Disclosure live at Boston Calling. Photos by: Jess Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media

Gallery: Day 2 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

Gallery: Day 2 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

May 28th, 2016 – Battles, Borns, City and Colour, Courtney Barnett, Lady Pills, Lizzo, Miike Snow, Odesza, Palehound, Robyn, and The Vaccines live at Boston Calling. Photos by: Jess Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media  

Gallery: Day 1 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

Gallery: Day 1 at the Boston Calling Music Festival

May 27th, 2016 – Aaron Dessner and Lisa Hannigan, Sia, and Sufjan Stevens live at Boston Calling. Photos by: Jess Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media

Boston Calling Friday Recap

Boston Calling Friday Recap

The Front Row Boston team settled in early at City Hall Plaza, catching the sound check of festival openers Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner as the security team spread wide and the event staff shuffled sections of aluminum fencing from the front of the stage. (Periodic wafts from the food tents […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 27-June 3)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 27-June 3)

Each week, Front Row Boston’s staff gives you our Short List: the bands and musicians in and around town we think you should hear. Friday, 5/27 through Sunday, 5/29 – Boston Calling – City Hall Plaza We’ve got Boston Calling covered from a number of angles this week. And rightfully so. This biannual […]

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