Boston Calling Fall Lineup, Dates Revealed

We may never be royals, but at least we can sing about it with Lorde when she comes to Boston in September.

The Grammy Award winner is just one of the big names on the docket for Boston Calling’s 2014 fall edition, which will take over City Hall Plaza from Sept. 5-7.

Lorde will be joined by spring 2013 headliner The National, and “Illmatic” beast Nas, accompanied by The Roots. Other names on the list include Childish Gambino, Neutral Milk Hotel, Girl Talk, and The Hold Steady.

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Here’s the full lineup:

The National


The Replacements

Nas x The Roots

Neutral Milk Hotel

Childish Gambino


Girl Talk

The 1975

Volcano Choir

Twenty One Pilots

The War on Drugs

The Hold Steady

Lake Street Dive


White Denim

Future Islands

Sky Ferriera

San Fermin

S. Carey


Gentleman Hall

Tickets for the the fall festival will go on sale in batches via Boston Calling’s website. A limited number of discounted early bird presale general admission 3-day passes ($150) and 3-day VIP passes ($250) go on sale April 24 at 10 a.m. Non-early bird 3-day tickets go on sale April 28.

The first Boston Calling installment of 2014 will hit the Hub in just over a month, from May 23-25, featuring Jack Johnson, Death Cab for Cutie, and Modest Mouse, among a slew of others.