Metallica, The Strokes, And Foo Fighters To Headline Boston Calling Festival

The celebration of the return of the annual Boston Calling festival called for three of rock’s more iconic bands as headliners. Metallica, The Strokes, and Nine Inch Nails (replacing Foo Fighters) kick-off to the annual three-day festival at the Harvard Athletic Complex. The once bi-annual event will take place on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29, 2022.

Rock and roll icons, Metallica, alternative rockers The Strokes, and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Nine Inch Nails are just some of the big names set to perform at the three-day festival, with an additional 50-plus performers set to rock the stage.

The largest collection of regional talent is set to perform. That includes a mix of globally recognized diverse music stars such as Rüfüs Du Sol, Weezer, HAIM, Run The Jewels, Glass Animals, and many more.

Boston Calling will showcase 18 acts with New England ties that will perform throughout the 3-day weekend, such as Van Buren Records, Cam Meekins, Born Without Bones, Avenue, Ali McGuirk, Crooked Coast, Aaron and the Lord, Miranda Rae, Coral Moons, Paper Tigers, Dutch Tulips, The Chelsea Curve, Frances Forever, Oompa, Julie Rhodes, Charlotte Sands, Pom Pom Squad and Cliff Notez.

“We are so thrilled to bring Boston Calling back, and we cannot thank our loyal fans enough for supporting us as we navigated the pandemic. This year’s lineup is particularly special for us. It not only signifies a return to the things we love, but it also celebrates some of the world’s most renowned acts, exciting up-and-comers, and Boston’s talented music scene…”

-Boston Calling Events, LLC (BCE), Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Brian Appel

The chance to fall in love with a new artist and an overall show stopping experience are some of the many things Boston Calling festival has to give.

As part of a post Covid-19 experience, BC expanded their VIP and Platinum tiers for this year. Newly enhanced viewing areas are available for fans including a new double-decker and a viewing deck for an upgraded experience.

There are a variety of different tickets available. Tickets are now on sale

Boston Calling Daily Lineup

Friday, May 27, 2022
Nine Inch Nails
Rüfüs Du Sol
Avril Lavigne
Cheap Trick
Oliver Tree
The Struts
Paris Jackson
The Backseat Lovers
Paris Texas
Mob Rich
Pom Pom Squad
Born Without Bones
Miranda Rae
The Chelsea Curve
Saturday, May 28, 2022
The Strokes
Run The Jewels
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Black Pumas
Orville Peck
Sudan Archives
Frances Forever
Charlotte Sands
Julie Rhodes
Van Buren Records
Ali McGuirk
Coral Moons
Dutch Tulips
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Glass Animals
Modest Mouse
Japanese Breakfast
Peach Tree Rascals
Cam Meekins
Cliff Notez
Crooked Coast
Aaron and the Lord
Paper Tigers

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