Piercing screams erupted from the mass of people crowding the JetBlue stage as Twenty One Pilots‘ banner was raised. Signs reading “Thank You |-/” and “We get it. Not everyone will.” lined the barricade. This was my second time at Boston Calling, and my third time seeing Twenty One Pilots live; however, it was my first time experiencing them in […]

On Saturday afternoon, Bleachers, started and led by Fun.‘s lead guitarist Jack Antonoff, played their first show in Boston at Boston Calling. Although this was the third time I had seen them within a span of five months, they did not disappoint. It just so happened that they had been at every festival I had […]

Our friends at Boston Calling just announced the lineup for their next festival, May 23-25. It’ll feature 22 artists from around the world, and BU Central will be there to cover the entire festival. We’ll even have a tent onsite with free giveaways just for BU students & alumni. Check out the announcement video below. Also, share […]

I woke up in a new Bugatti

It’s safe to say that the “turn-up” was truly real at Boston City Plaza during the Sunday of Boston Calling.  The crowd came rowdy and – for lack of a better phrase – ready to rumble.  By rumble, I intend to describe the synchronized hum of thousands of feet bouncing up and down to the […]

MC means move the crowd

Kendrick Lamar absolutely killed his performance at the Boston Calling Festival. Even though I should have been completely ecstatic to see him perform, I came to Boston Calling apprehensive of how his performance would turn out since a couple of my friends were telling me that he wasn’t that amazing live. Could it be true? […]

Issues with acoustics, size plague festival

When I first heard of Boston Calling last spring, I was ecstatic that Boston was finally joining the ranks—or jumping the bandwagon—of major cities with music festivals. It seemed like every other city had at least one music festival—Lollapalooza and Pitchfork in Chicago, Governor’s Ball and Electric Zoo in New York, and SXSW in Austin—and, […]

[tweetmeme source= “bucentral” only_single=false] Josh here, back after a long and eventful summer that involved me hitting up Bonnaroo for the first (and hopefully not my last) time. I became obsessed with the likes of The Naked and Famous, The Rapture, and Digitalism. I may or may not have routinely blasted Selena Gomez’s new album […]