Boston Calling reveals May 2016 lineup: Sia, Robyn, HAIM, Sufjan Stevens, more

Disclosure, Janelle Monáe, Courtney Barnett, and Vince Staples are also shipping up to Boston


    Boston Calling Festival has revealed the lineup for the first of its two yearly festivals. The spring edition takes place in Boston, Massachusetts’ City Hall Plaza over Memorial Day Weekend (May 27th – 30th).

    Sia, Disclosure, and Robyn headline a stacked bill that also includes Sufjan Stevens, HAIM, Janelle Monáe, Courtney Barnett, Vince Staples, Battles, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

    Other acts include Miike Snow, ODESZA, City and Colour, Elle King, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinairies, The Vaccines, The Front Bottoms, BØRNS, Christine and the Queens, Palehound, Lizzo, and Michael Christmas. Festival co-curator Aaron Dessner (of The National) will also perform alongside collaborator Lisa Hannigan. The festival has also added a new, third stage that promises “comedy and other performances” to be announced later.


    GA and VIP three-day passes go on sale Friday, January 15th at 10 a.m. EST at the special rate of $170 and $349, respectively. On Saturday the 16th, prices will be upped to $185 for GA and $375 for VIP.

    See the lineup’s announcement video and official poster below.


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