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NEWS: BOSTON CALLING SEPTEMBER 2015 LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Once again the fine folks who put together Boston Calling have put together a killer line up for this year’s festival #2, which is in September.  Check out the full line up and more information below!

PRESS RELEASE:

BOSTON CALLING MUSIC FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES ITS SEPTEMBER 2015 LINEUP:

THE AVETT BROTHERS, ALT-J, ALABAMA SHAKES,
HOZIER, OF MONSTERS AND MEN, CHVRCHES, BEN HOWARD
and CHROMEO TO ANCHOR THE 23-ACT,
THREE-DAY FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 25 – 27, 2015

PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE
TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015 AT 10AM EST;
GENERAL ONSALE BEGINS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015 AT 10AM EST

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT BOSTONCALLING.COM
May 24, 2015 – Boston, MA – With another successful May festival in the books, Boston Calling wastes no time in announcing its September 2015 lineup, which will take place September 25, 26 and 27, 2015, at the city’s historic City Hall Plaza [One City Hall Square, Boston, Massachusetts]. The September 2015 festival will be headlined by The Avett Brothers, the acclaimed folk, roots and bluegrass rock band led by banjo and guitar wielding brothers, English indie rock sensation, alt-J, and southern rockers Alabama Shakes, which recently released their chart-topping album, Sound & Color. Irish superstar Hozier will bring his global hit “Take Me to Church” to City Hall Plaza this September and Icelandic fan favorites Of Monsters and Men will be a welcome return.  Pre-Sale tickets will go on sale Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10AM EST.  Boston Calling’s General Onsale will begin Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10AM EST.  Tickets will be available for purchase at www.bostoncalling.com.  Celebrating the announcement of September’s lineup announcement is a just released video, available here.

Produced by Crash Line Productions, Boston Calling will deliver another 23 live performances this September. As always, the lineup was co-curated by Aaron Dessner, the acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of The National.

True to form, Boston Calling exceeds expectations with a stacked and diverse lineup: Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Walk the Moon, Nate Ruess, who performed with his band fun. at the inaugural Boston Calling in May 2013, and Father John Misty will join headliners. Shining a spotlight on some of the greatest local bands, Dirty Bangs and Grey Season are also on the September bill.

Of this September’s festival, Boston Calling co-founder Brian Appel says, “With this talented and diverse lineup and our new, later dates, September might be our most exciting festival yet.”

Boston Calling’s September 2015 line-up as of May 24, 2015 is as follows. For full enjoyment, there are no overlapping sets. The schedule for each day will be announced at a later date.
The Avett Brothers
alt-J
Alabama Shakes
Hozier
Of Monsters and Men
Chvrches
Ben Howard
Chromeo
Walk The Moon
Nate Ruess
Father John Misty
Sturgill Simpson
Misterwives
Daughter
Twin Shadow
Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks
Doomtree
FIDLAR
The Staves
Grizfolk
Bully
Dirty Bangs
Grey Season

Ticket Information: Presale for three-day General Admission and VIP passes will begin May 26, 2015 at 10AM EST.  General Admission 3-Day passes are $160 and VIP 3-Day passes are $300, a limited number of tickets are available at this price. Boston Calling’s General Onsale will begin Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10AM EST, with General Admission 3-Day passes available for $175 and VIP 3-Day passes available for $375.  All tickets are available for purchase at www.bostoncalling.com.

For more details about Boston Calling, please visit www.bostoncalling.com online and follow Boston Calling on Twitter, @Boston_Calling, and Facebook www.facebook.com/BostonCalling

About Boston Caling: Boston Calling has earned the praise of over 200,000 fans since its first edition in May of 2013 and has received glowing reviews from the likes of Rolling Stone and The Boston Globe for everything from its versatile lineup to its quality of production. Set on a hill in Downtown Boston and with the city’s skyline as its backdrop, Boston Calling’s locale at City Hall Plaza continues to offer the ideal urban festival vibe. Production highlights include two performance stages, with non-overlapping sets, festival-wide beer experiences from the locally founded and based Samuel Adams, a food pavilion comprised of locally and nationally known food vendors, along with world-class lighting, special effects and design. Boston Calling will also feature a VIP component whereby VIP ticketholders have access to City Hall Courtyard, a 25,000 square foot Mezzanine offering prime views of both stages as well as curated food menus and amenities.

Crash Line Productions is a Boston-based entertainment production company that owns and produces dozens of events each year.  Formed in 2012 by Brian Appel and Mike Snow, Crash Line Productions continues to build its event platform around the semi-annual Boston Calling Music Festival and the new Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, taking place July 17 & 18, 2015 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

City Hall Plaza is located at One City Hall Square in downtown Boston. The festival is accessible via the city’s T, 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 also stop outside of City Hall Plaza on Congress Street.

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Paris365

An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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