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NEWS: BOSTON CALLING 2017 ANNOUNCES ITS DAILY LINEUP

CHANCE THE RAPPER TO HEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 26th,
MUMFORD & SONS WILL PERFORM SATURDAY, MAY 27th
AND TOOL WILL CLOSE OUT THE FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY, MAY 28th

LIMITED SINGLE DAY TICKETS 
ON SALE TODAY
MARCH 3, 2017 at 10AM EST
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WWW.BOSTONCALLING.COM
March 3, 2017 – Boston, MA Boston Calling reveals its daily lineup for this year’s festival, taking place May 26 – 28, 2017 at the fields of Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston. A limited number of single day tickets are being released for purchase today, March 3, 2017 at 10am EST. Boston Calling opens on Friday with show-stopping performances from 2017 Grammy Best New Artist Chance the Rapper and Bon Iver, in their only scheduled northeast performance this year. Saturday brings English rock superstars Mumford & Sons and indie pop heavyweights The xx, and Sunday’s schedule will see legendary rock band Tool in its first scheduled show of 2017 along with Major Lazer, and alt rock favorites Weezer. Single day tickets are on sale today at 10am EST at www.bostoncalling.com. All performance times will be revealed at a later date.  The daily lineup admat, a rendering of Boston Calling’s 2017 layout and artist images from the 2017 lineup can be found here.

Friday will also see performances from a wide range of talent including Sigur Rós, Solange, and Sylvan Esso. Saturday will highlight indie rock, electro-pop and Americana folk with performances from The 1975, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Tegan and Sara, and Brandi Carlile. Cage The Elephant, Run The Jewels and local favorites Buffalo Tom, Piebald, and Converge round out the festival on Sunday.

Boston Calling’s move this year from City Hall Plaza to the fields at Harvard Athletic Complex allows for nearly double the acts, in addition to a greater expansion of visual art, including a film experience curated by Academy Award-winning actress, producer and director Natalie Portman.

The day-by-day lineup for Boston Calling 2017 is as follows. Performance times are forthcoming. *Artists are subject to change.
Friday May 26, 2017
Chance The Rapper
Bon Iver
Sigur Rós
Solange
Sylvan Esso
Mac DeMarco
Car Seat Headrest
Francis & The Lights
Deerhoof
Whitney
Lucy Dacus
Vundabar
Xylouris White

Saturday May 27, 2017
Mumford & Sons
The xx
The 1975
Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats
Tegan and Sara
Brandi Carlile
Majid Jordan
Oh Wonder
Danny Brown
Cousin Stizz
Russ
Strand Of Oaks
Moses Sumney
Kevin Morby
Tkay Maidza
Alexandra Savior

Sunday May 28, 2017
Tool
Major Lazer
Weezer
Cage The Elephant
Run The Jewels
Flatbush Zombies
Wolf Parade
Piebald
Frightened Rabbit
Converge
Buffalo Tom
Mitski
PUP
Hiss Golden Messenger
The Hotelier
Mondo Cozmo
Tickets: Single Day tickets are available for purchase beginning today, March 3, 2017 at 10am EST at www.bostoncalling.com. Single Day Tickets are $99 for General Admission and $199 for VIP.  A limited number of General Admission Three-Day passes and VIP Three-Day passes are available for $269 and $529, respectively. Additionally, there are a limited amount of single-day Platinum passes for $599 and three-day Platinum passes for $999.

Private elevated Skybox lounges are also available for 12 to 50 people; details and pricing are available upon request.

Getting There: Boston Calling is best accessed by the T on the Red Line’s Harvard Square stop; from there it is a short walk to the festival’s main entrance.  Boston Calling will also be coordinating with taxi and rideshare programs for safe and easy pickup and drop off points; there will also be bike racks available onsite.  At present onsite parking is available only to Platinum VIP package purchasers.

Written by

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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