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Boston Calling Reveals an Amazing September Line Up

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Boston Calling 2014 

Although people tend to underplay the vibrancy of the artistic scene in Boston, no one can deny that Boston Calling Music Festival, which makes its rounds in the spring and early fall of each year, manages to showcase some big music names that everyone gets hyped about.
In the past, the three-day concert featured big-shots like Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, Vance Joy, and plenty of others, both low-key and on the rise in the indie and folk music world.
Boston Calling holds an excellent track record, drawing 200,000+ attendees since its beginnings in the spring of 2013, even receiving attention from Rolling Stone Magazine. The festival offers not just a great selection of performers, but also plenty of beer and food vendors famed locally and nationally.
Boston Calling will hold its weekend of music at Boston’s City Hall Plaza, this September from the 25th to the 27th. Concert-goers can expect to see The Avett Brothers, Of Monsters and Men, and Gregory Alan Isakov on Friday, the opening night.
Saturday and Sunday get their fair share of popular artists, each consisting of a solid set of 10 performers with a range of musical styles. The Saturday showing features bands like alt-J, Chvrches, and Walk The Moon, and Sunday boasts the presence of sudden superstar Hozier along with other classic names in the indie and folk genres, such as Ben Howard and Daughter. Boston Calling also keeps true to its roots and makes a point to feature local artists, such as Grey Season on Saturday and Dirty Bangs on Sunday.
Concert-goers who want to make the most of the festival experience can even score VIP passes, which guarantee them entry into City Hall Courtyard, a spacious mezzanine that lets viewers comfortably see the two stages.
The plaza, at One City Hall Square in the downtown area, is easy to get to via public transit. T users can get to the festival at the Park Street stop on the Red Line, the State Street stop on the Orange or Blue line, and the Haymarket stop on the Orange or Green line. The 92 and 93 buses stop at the plaza as well.
For more details on the festival and to purchase your own tickets, check out www.bostoncalling.com!