Boston Calling 2022 Lineup Finalized – RATM Dropped, Metallica and the Strokes Join Foo Fighters to Headline

Boston Calling 2022 lineup
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Boston Calling 2022 lineup
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The three-day Boston Calling festival in Allston, Massachusetts, has announced its full lineup.

Rage Against the Machine was the previously announced headliner, but Metallica and the Strokes will be replacing them. Foo Fighters is also a headlining act, with over fifty artists slated to perform. Some of those artists include Weezer, Run the Jewels, Glass Animals, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Avril Lavigne, Modest Mouse, and many more. 

Rage Against the Machine pushed back their entire 2022 tour to the summer. The Foo Fighters were part of the original Boston Calling lineup from 2020 that was postponed. You can see the full Boston Calling 2022 lineup below. 

“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” says Co-Founder and CEO Brian Appel. “It not only signifies a return to 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.”

“Knowing how much Boston musicians endured during the pandemic, it was very important to us that Boston Calling 2022 shine a spotlight on local and regional artists than every before. We are really looking forward to seeing everyone come together on Memorial Day weekend.”

The full Boston Calling 2022 lineup includes 18 acts with ties to the New England area. 

Those acts include Cam Meekins, Van Buren Records, Born Without Bones, Avenue, Ali McGuirk, Crooked Coast, Aaron and the Lord, Miranda Rae, Coral Moons, Paper Tigers, Dutch Tulips, The Chelsea Curve, Frances Forever, Oompa, Julie Rhodes, Charlotte Sands, Pom Pom Squad, and Cliff Notez. 

What do Boston Calling 2022 tickets cost?

There are a limited number of three-day general admission tickets available for $369, three-day VIP tickets for $999, and three-day platinum tickets for $1,999. A special limited two-pack of three-day general admission tickets are available at a discount for $699. 

Full Boston Calling 2022 Lineup 

Friday, May 27, 2022

  • Foo Fighters
  • Rüfüs Du Sol
  • HAIM
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Cheap Trick
  • Oliver Tree
  • The Struts
  • Paris Jackson
  • The Backseat Lovers
  • Grandson
  • Paris Texas
  • Mob Rich
  • Pom Pom Squad
  • Born Without Bones
  • Avenue
  • Miranda Rae
  • The Chelsea Curve

Saturday, May 28, 2022

  • The Strokes
  • Run The Jewels
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  • Black Pumas
  • Orville Peck
  • KennyHoopla
  • Sudan Archives
  • Celisse
  • Hinds
  • Frances Forever
  • Charlotte Sands
  • Julie Rhodes
  • Van Buren Records
  • Ali McGuirk
  • Coral Moons
  • Dutch Tulips

Sunday, May 29, 2022

  • Metallica
  • Weezer
  • Glass Animals
  • Modest Mouse
  • Goose
  • Ripe
  • Japanese Breakfast
  • Cults
  • Peach Tree Rascals
  • Horsegirl
  • Djo
  • Cam Meekins
  • Oompa
  • Cliff Notez
  • Crooked Coast
  • Aaron and the Lord
  • Paper Tigers

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