REVIEW: Boston Calling 2018 – Festival Grows from Modest Beginnings

Boston Calling used 2018 to prove it has come quite a long way. From it's modest beginnings as a more indie affair in Government Center, to contender for festival lineup of the year at Harvard's Athletic Complex, this years edition featured plenty of things to boast about. Walking into the festival for anyone who hadn't been since the location moved, it could be a little overwhelming with the amount of things to do. The weekend was one for the books, featuring show stopping sets from the likes of Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, St. Vincent, and Eminem to name

PREVIEW: Boston Calling Artists To See, New Additions Include Film Festival, New Food Vendors

Memorial Day Weekend in Boston has become synonymous with Boston Calling and the strong lineup of musical artists. This year’s lineup will take place for the second consecutive year at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston May 25th-27th and is headlined by Eminem, The Killers, and Jack White along with Queens of the Stone Age, The National, Paramore, Tyler, The Creator, Khalid, Mike D of Beastie Boys, Portugal. The Man, Fleet Foxes, St. Vincent, The Decemberists, Brockhampton, Maggie Rogers, Royal Blood, Manchester Orchestra, Daniel Caesar, Thundercat, Stormzy, Pussy Riot, Julien Baker, and many more. The lineup also features local and

Festival Preview: Boston Calling 2015

Fall is here, and with it, the 6th semi-annual Boston Calling Music Festival. B-Sides will be there as always, making sure we see as much great music as we do consume Sam Adams Octoberfest beers. This time around the lineup is a little less diverse in terms of scope of sound but, not for a lack of talent. It's hard to miss a performance if you go, as no two artists play at the same time but, we still feel it's good to give you a little preview of what you should make an effort to see while you're there.

Boston Calling 2015 Preview

Winter has finally let up in Boston, and with it's exit, we welcome the fifth semiannual Boston Calling music festival. As always, one of, if not the smallest festival in the circuit more than makes up for it's size with a superb and diverse line-up. B-Sides will be on-site to grab the sights and sounds for you but in the meantime, here's our pick of a few must-do's and who to watch while you're there. 11443

Recap: Boston Calling Fall 2014

The 4th annual Boston Calling Festival came to a close last night, and even though things didn't go as smoothly as possible, it was still one for the books. The festival seems to have found its rhythm, following a pacing similar to the spring edition of the festival B-Sides covered this past May. 9928

REVIEW: Boston Calling- Spring 2014

Memorial Day weekend started off with a bang in Boston this weekend, as the Boston Calling Music Festival kicked off it's third talent-stacked event in only a year's time. The weather forecast threatened to literally rain on everyone's parade, but mother nature was kind enough to spare everyone for most of the weekend. While people did get soaked during The Decemberists' killer set, it didn't slow the fans or the band down, and turned out to be the only performance that literally brought the thunder. (Okay, so there was no thunder, but it did rain a whole lot during their