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Boston Calling May 2014: Day two recap

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Walk Off The Earth

Last weekend, the Boston Calling Music Festival dragged music lovers, and hipsters alike to City Hall Plaza to enjoy a variety of musicians on two grand stages. The 3-day music festival kicked off with Jack Johnson Friday night and continued with big names like The Neighbourhood and Death Cab for Cutie Saturday afternoon.
The party kept rolling as Magic Man took the Red Stage at 1:00 p.m. One of the real crowd favorites was The Neighbourhood. Fans packed the front of the Blue Stage an hour before their first mic check. You could feel the vibes of excitement emitting from everyone waiting. As the band stepped on stage, the crowd went wild. The band performed songs from their hit album, “I Love You.” including hit singles “Sweater Weather” and “Afraid.” The set lasted for an hour and it was certainly memorable.
The music isn’t the only thing that festival-goers enjoyed. The food vendors were busy with revolving lines as concert goers enjoyed food from Chipotle, Bon Bon, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, and Tasty Burger amongst other satisfying grub. Sam Adams beer was offered for $7 along with Red Bull for $4. It was imperative to remain hydrated as the sun remained strong throughout the day. Fortunately, the rain stayed away until later in the night, since there were not many places for the thousands of concert goers to take shelter.
If you are planning to attend this fall’s Boston Calling, here are a few words of advice; stay hydrated, bring friends, wear comfortable shoes, and get as close to the stage as early as possible. There is nothing worse than watching and fist pumping to your favorite indie band so far away you’re more closer to the entrance than the stage itself. You’ve been warned.