Metallica, HAIM, Foo Fighters, And More To Headline Boston Calling Festival

Other artists set to perform include Black Pumas, The Strokes, and more.

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HAIM - Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage
HAIM - Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage

The full Boston Calling 2022 lineup has been announced, and Foo Fighters, The Strokes, and Metallica will headline this year’s festival, which will be held at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston on Memorial Day weekend from May 27 to 29.

Along with the headliners, top-billed performers include Rüfüs Du Sol, Weezer, HAIM, Run The Jewels, Glass Animals, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Avril Lavigne, Black Pumas, Cheap Trick, Goose, <a href=””>EARTHGANG, and Modest Mouse.

“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,” Boston Calling CEO Brian Appel said in a press release. “This year’s line-up 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.”

Of the 50+ artists on the bill this year, 18 have New England ties, with Appel saying that “it was very important to us that Boston Calling 2022 shine a spotlight on local and regional artists more than ever before.” Among the up-and-coming local acts on the bill are Van Buren Records, Cam Meekins, Born Without Bones, and Cliff Notez.

“I’m about to be on one of Boston’s biggest stages with a bunch of my friends throughout the day,” Cliff Notez said in the release. “To say we dreamed of this at some point is an understatement, we’re all looking forward to giving fans some of the most amazing performances we’ve ever seen. Wait until you see what we have up our sleeve!”

According to the press release, a limited number of 3-Day General Admission tickets ($369.99), 3-Day VIP tickets ($999.99), and 3-Day Platinum tickets ($1,999.99) are on sale now, as well as a two-pack of 3-Day GA tickets ($699.99).

Visit Boston Calling’s official website for ticket packages and the full lineup.

1 Comment

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  1. ThomLaws

    January 22, 2022 at 1:26 am

    how long before this show will be cancelled because of covid?

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