Two top aides of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh were found guilty on Wednesday of pressuring Crash Line Productions, the organizers of Boston Calling Music Festival, into hiring union workers for performances at City Hall Plaza.
Travis Scott was preceded by folksy Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Brandi Carlile, a cast of SNL writers, and yes, another one-hit wonder (Sheck Wes) to close the final day of Boston Calling.
Tame Impala treated Boston Calling goers to a set full of hits and deep cuts, both equally hypnotic, as the second day’s headliner.
Associate arts editor Kaylie Ramirez discusses Lizzy Goodman’s ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom,’ the evolution of rock music since the early 2000s, and the prospect of a resurgence of the genre in her latest column.
Day 3 of Boston Calling saw tense moments ensue during the comedy set of Boston College alumna Cameron Esposito and an energetic yet unsettling set from hip-hop legend Eminem.
Jack White delivered an electric set composed of songs from The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, and his solo career as the headliner for Boston Calling Day 2. BROCKHAMPTON gave a high-energy performance before cancelling their remaining tour dates on Sunday, May 27.