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REVIEW: Boston Calling Makes Debut at Harvard Athletic Complex Live Reviews News Reviews 

REVIEW: Boston Calling Makes Debut at Harvard Athletic Complex

In its inaugural kickoff at Harvard’s Athletic Complex, Boston Calling has gone from Boston’s best known little festival to a massive event. This year’s festivities took on a new life and a totally new vibe due to the location switch—which is what we’ll be focusing on for the majority of the review. Because come on, you already know the music is amazing. You’ve seen the lineup. But more on that later. Getting there The walk from Harvard Sq to the festival grounds (about 15 min to actually get inside) isn’t bad, but it…

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Boston Calling Is Right Around the Corner—Which Sets Will You See? Alternative Indie News Rock 

Boston Calling Is Right Around the Corner—Which Sets Will You See?

Boston Calling is just around the corner, with the festival kicking off this Friday, May 26th and running through Sunday the 28th. If you’re like me you’ve been dreaming of which acts you’ll see and all the incredible food you’re going to be chomping down on in between sets. But now that we’re just days away, it’s time to start making your schedule. As you’re doing that you might realize that like in previous years, there’s a bit of overlap in the acts, making for some tough decisions. For instance,…

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Boston Calling Announces 2017 Lineup: Weezer, Tool, Mumford & Sons, The 1975 & More News 

Boston Calling Announces 2017 Lineup: Weezer, Tool, Mumford & Sons, The 1975 & More

When Boston Calling first announced plans to infiltrate Boston, I couldn’t have been more excited. It had been a long time coming that my home city have its own music festival, and what Boston Calling has brought the city over the years is nothing short of incredibly special. We’ve covered the festival since its inception, watching it transform, but never failing to provide stellar line-ups, and enough food, fun, and general entertainment to keep the entire weekend packed with excitement. As announced back in May, the festival will be changing locations from City…

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Vans Warped Tour Adds Additional Date For 2017 Metal News Post-hardcore Rock 

Vans Warped Tour Adds Additional Date For 2017

The Vans Warped Tour is one of the highlights of summer, and dates have finally been announced. The festival will take place from June to August, and hits many major cities in America. The festival has added an additional date since the initial announcement. The tour will hit Albuquerque, New Mexico June 21, and will also visit Las Cruces on August 1, making two stops for the state. Check out an updated tour date roster for the 2017 tour after the jump!

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Forever The Sickest Kids Announce So What?! Music Festival Performance News Pop Rock 

Forever The Sickest Kids Announce So What?! Music Festival Performance

In 2013, Forever The Sickest Kids released their most recent album, J.A.C.K. Shortly after, the group strayed away from the spotlight, and they have been very quiet since. Until now, that is. After teasing that some big news was on its way, Forever The Sickest Kids dropped a bombshell: they are playing Texas’ So What?! Music Festival the weekend of March 24-26, 2017. It will be the first show for the band since 2013. While no new music has been announced, it could very well be on the table. Check out the group’s…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announce 2017 Lineup News 

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announce 2017 Lineup

The Shins, who were on the bill in 2013, will return to the stage of Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix for the 14th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival. Also on the bill will be Chromeo, Flume and Grouplove. Arizona’s only 100 percent non-profit music festival brings an eclectic assortment of artists to Phoenix Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5. Other artists this year include Gov’t Mule, Lettuce, DJ Mustard, Emancipator Ensemble, Bob Moses, Railroad Earth, the Record Company, SunSquabi, Hayley Kiyoko, Turkuaz, Whiskey Myers and Treezus. Arizona music is well…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates Alternative Electronica Features Folk Hardcore Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Post-hardcore Rock Singer/Songwriter 

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates

McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Arizona’s only 100% non-profit festival, has officially announced their 2017 dates! While the festival lineup has yet to be announced, many festival goers purchase their tickets well in advance to ensure admission. Past lineups include Kid Cudi, Beck, The Avett Brothers, Porter Robinson, Luna Aura, and more. Stay tuned to their website for announcements and more information and check out the video after the jump to get a taste of what you can expect at this event.

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Boston Calling Announces Change Of Location Beginning May 2017 News 

Boston Calling Announces Change Of Location Beginning May 2017

It’s no secret that since its inception Boston Calling has been on a mission to grow. With each festival they’ve introduced new ideas, excitedly making their mark and bringing the brilliance of live music back into Boston. Their latest exercise in growth has included a stage dedicated entirely to comedy, which will debut at this Memorial Day Weekend’s festival. Now, in an exciting new move, the festival will be relocating to the Harvard University Athletics Complex in Allston beginning May 2017. They will also be eliminating the September edition that has…

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Taste Of Chaos Festival Returns with Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday & More Alternative News 

Taste Of Chaos Festival Returns with Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday & More

The Rock Star Energy Taste of Chaos festival will return to San Bernardino on Saturday, July 16th at the San Manuel Amphitheater Festival Grounds for the all day festival. The festival returned for the first time in five years in 2015 with over 13,000 attendees. The lineup includes Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Quicksand, The Get Up Kids, The Starting Line, Saosin (fronted by original vocalist Anthony Green), Senses Fail, The Early November, The Anniversary, Hot Rod Circuit, and Reggie and the Full Effect, with more information to be announced closer to the date. You…

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Sleeping With Sirens and State Champs Announce Reading and Leeds Warm Up Show Alternative News Pop Rock 

Sleeping With Sirens and State Champs Announce Reading and Leeds Warm Up Show

Ahead of their recently announced performances at this summer’s Reading and Leeds festival, Sleeping With Sirens and State Champs will be putting on a special warm up show at London’s Union Chapel. Both bands will play intimate acoustic sets on August 25 ahead of the festivals which take place from August 26-28. The performance comes off the back of their acoustic album Live And Unplugged, which is scheduled to to drop on April 8 via Epitaph. You can pre-order yourself a copy here. Tickets for the acoustic show go on sales on March 11 and they will…

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