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Boston Calling Music Festival

PRESALE STARTS ON THURSDAY, 1/12 AT 10AM ET

May 26 - May 28, 2023

Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, MA

Discover why Boston truly is a music city at Boston Calling 2023! This Memorial Day weekend, the annual three-day music festival showcases more than 50 performances across multiple stages, including headliners like the Foo Fighters, The Lumineers and Paramore, and over 20 acts with local ties to New England. The event also features some of the best food in Boston, a 100-foot Ferris wheel, art installations, life-size games and other exciting activities.

There’s so much to explore and see at Boston Calling you just have to spend the night in Boston!

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Explore This Year's Lineup 

2023 Headliners

Friday, May 26: Foo Fighters, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Saturday, May 27: The Lumineers, Alanis Morissette

Sunday, May 28: Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age

FRIDAY

The National, Niall Horan, Chelsea, Cutler, Teddy Swims, Léon, TALK, Celisse, The Beaches, Zolita, GA-20, Alisa Amador, Little Fuss, Blue Light Bandits, Summer Cult, Brandie Blaze 

SATURDAY

Noah Kahan, The Flaming Lips, MT. Joy, FLETCHER, Declan McKenna, Joy Oladokun, The Aces, Loveless, Welshly Arms, Neemz, THE Q-TIP BANDITS, Najee Janey, Actor Observer, Coral Moons, chrysalis

SUNDAY

Bleachers, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Karen Morris, 070 Shake, The Walkmen, The Linda Lindas, Wunderhorse, Genesis Owusu, Brutus, Juice, Mint Green, Couch, Ali McGuirk, Sorry Mom, Workman Song

Download the 2023 Lineup: pdf icon 

Buy Tickets to Boston Calling 2023

ALL TICKETS AVAILABLE 1/12 AT 10AM | 3-Day Prices: GA: Starting at $299.99 | GA+: Starting at $499.99 | VIP: Starting at $949.99 | Platinum: Starting at $1,899.99

Hotels Near The HARVARD ATHLETIC COMPLEX

907 Main

907 Main will set the stage for upper upscale luxury hotels and dining in Central Square, featuring...

Boston Marriott Cambridge

Centrally located in Kendall Square, just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, the Boston...

Charles Hotel, Harvard Square

Located in the heart of Harvard Square, The Charles Hotel reflects the eclecticism that is...

Courtyard by Marriott - Boston Cambridge

Urban sophistication and elegance in a spectacular suburban setting in historic Cambridge. Located...

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston – Cambridge

Overlooking the picturesque Charles River, the completely renovated DoubleTree Suites by Hilton...

Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott Boston Cambridge

Cambridge’s newest Marriott featuring upscale guest rooms and suites built for the savvy traveler....

Freepoint Cambridge, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

A full service hotel ready to ensure a fun-filled and affordable stay. The conveniently located...

Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge

Just minutes to downtown! 114 exquisitely designed guest rooms featuring deluxe continental...

Harvard Square Hotel

When looking for location, value and comfort, the Harvard Square Hotel is the only choice. Renovated...

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge

Holiday Inn Express - Hotels & Suites offers the best value in the Boston/Cambridge area with...

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Boston/Cambridge-Arlington

Cambridge and Arlington's best value featuring 121 spacious queen studio, double queen studio or...

Hotel 1868

The brand-new Hotel 1868 welcomes you with contemporary style, exceptional service, and an...

Hotel Veritas

Hotel Veritas is a 31-room, independent hotel located in Harvard Square offering intimate service in...

Hyatt Regency Boston / Cambridge

Sophisticated and contemporary, Hyatt Regency Boston / Cambridge is a stylish hotel overlooking the...

Kimpton Hotel Marlowe

Set on the Charles River across from downtown Boston, the 237 room Kimpton Hotel Marlowe is an...

Porter Square Hotel

Porter Square Hotel is the newest independent boutique hotel in Cambridge, MA. Equipped with 65...

Royal Sonesta - Boston/Cambridge

Take in one of the most spectacular views along the Charles River at Royal Sonesta Boston. Freshly...

Sheraton Commander Hotel

Upscale historic hotel located in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge; near Harvard, Tufts,...

Studio Allston Hotel

Studio Allston is a 117-room hotel that embodies a spirit of adventure and creativity, promising to...

Where to Eat Near the Festival

730 Tavern Kitchen & Patio

Our goal is to provide a one-of-a-kind experience in a friendly and diverse atmosphere. Our guests...

ArtBar Restaurant - Royal Sonesta - Boston/Cambridge

ArtBar is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers located inside the Royal Sonesta Hotel...

Bambara Restaurant - Kimpton Hotel Marlowe

Bambara features a New American menu celebrating the bounty of New England and the flavors of the...

Bar Enza

Bar Enza is a lively restaurant in the heart of Cambridge, MA. We use the best ingredients and...

Boathouse 400

Dine overlooking the beautiful Charles River with sweeping views of Boston’s cityscape. Boathouse...

The Dial - 907 Main

The Dial is a high energy restaurant & bar, with mid-century modern style décor that is a homage to...

Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails

Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails by Matthew Gaudet features a playful interpretation of global flavors...

Glass House

Glass House is a restaurant, bar, and modern day meeting house inspired by the history and present...

Grafton Street Pub & Grill

Grafton Street is a combination of traditional Irish pub and contemporary restaurant. Grafton Street...

Harvest

Located in Cambridge, Harvest is a culinary landmark specializing in using fresh, local products to...

Henrietta's Table - Charles Hotel

Fresh and honest. Chef Peter Davis has created a cozy, comfortable restaurant at...

The Hourly Oyster House

The Hourly Oyster House is a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood outpost in the heart of Harvard...

Nubar Restaurant - Sheraton Commander

Offering traditional and contemporary New England cuisine.The sumptuous Sunday brunch and the...

Paperback Tavern & Provisions - Hyatt Regency Cambridge

Enjoy elegant surroundings and spectacular food when you dine at Hyatt's Cambridge restaurant....

Rail Stop Restaurant and Bar

Out of our scratch kitchen comes a mix of modern and classic New England cuisine including dry-aged...

Rhythm 'n Wraps

All Vegan restaurant serving globally inspired foods and beverages that are creatively spiced,...

Russell House Tavern

Russell House is a New American Tavern serving seasonally changing, classic American fare with...

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

Contemporary Chinese restaurant and bar introducing authentic Hunan cuisine in Cambridge, MA with...

Summer Shack Cambridge

Award-winning Jasper White's Summer Shack specializes in seafood and New England style dishes...

Sunset Cantina

We are a full service and lively Mexican cantina, serving craft margaritas and abuela's famous taco...

Toscano Harvard Square

126 seat Tuscan style restaurant located in Harvard Square, serving lunch and dinner with private...

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. The festival will be coordinating with taxi and rideshare programs for safe and easy pickup and drop-off points and will also have bike racks available onsite.

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere