What We Know About Boston Calling 2018

What We Know About Boston Calling 2018

The 2018 Boston Calling music festival has been confirmed for May 25 - 27 at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston. This year's three day event will feature The Killers, Jack White, and Eminem as the headliners for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, respectively. 

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There are several ticket options including single day general admission for $105, single day VIP for $229 and $599 single day Platinum access. Those hoping to enjoy all three days of music and fun will have to shell out $289, $649 and $1099 for general admission, VIP and Platinum tickets.

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2018 marks the second year the festival will feature a comedy lineup - rebranded as a “Comedy and Entertainment Lineup” this time around. It is set to feature Natalie Portman as the headliner. More information on this aspect of the event is expected in the coming months.


The festival website lists the full lineups for each of the three days as follows:

Friday, May 25, 2018
The Killers
The National
Portugal. The Man
Maggie Rogers
Pussy Riot
Perfume Genius
(Sandy) Alex G
Big Thief
Charly Bliss
This Is the Kit

Natalie Portman
Lovett Or Leave It

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Jack White
Queens of the Stone Age
Tyler, the Creator
St. Vincent
Royal Blood
Manchester Orchestra
Daniel Caesar
The Menzingers
Oh Sees
Mount Kimbie
Lillie Mae
Weakened Friends

Natalie Portman
Pod Save America
Bridget Everett
Tony Hinchcliffe
Jo Firestone
Martin Urbano

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Bryson Tiller
Fleet Foxes
The Decemberists
Julien Baker
Dirty Projectors
Zola Jesus
Taylor Bennett
Westside Gunn and Conway
Field Report
Stl Gld

Natalie Portman
Jenny Slate
Cameron Esposito
Max Silverstri
Martin Urbano

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The Boston Calling music festival debuted at City Hall Plaza in 2013 and offered two outings in May and September through 2016. It was then converted to an annual event and relocated to the Harvard Athletic Complex. The Coachella-esque event has consistently drawn crowds of well over 20,000 fans.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the official event website.

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