Boston Calling returns to Harvard Athletic Complex on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, through Sunday, May 25-27, 2018 for the 9th Annual version of this local music and and arts festival and the second year in this location.

Headlined by Eminem, The Killers, and Jack White – the 2018 fest will feature 54 performances from musicians, bands, podcasters, and comedians across three stages and an indoor arena.

In addition, Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will curate and host a special set of programming and a pre-festival film festival.

Gates to the festival grounds open at 2:30pm on Friday, and at 12:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The full schedule is listed below. Some tickets are still available at

Friday May 25, 2018 
Green Stage
9:20PM – 10:50PM    The Killers
6:55PM – 7:55PM      Portugal. The Man
5:00PM – 5:50PM      Noname
3:25PM – 4:05PM      Big Thief
Red Stage
8:00PM – 9:15PM      The National
5:55PM – 6:50PM      Maggie Rogers
4:10PM – 4:55PM      Perfume Genius
2:45PM – 3:20PM      This Is The Kit
Delta Blue Stage
8:05PM – 9:20PM      Paramore
6:20PM – 7:15PM      Pussy Riot
5:00PM – 5:45PM      (Sandy) Alex G
3:50PM – 4:30PM      Citizen
2:45PM – 3:20PM      Charly Bliss
Arena Stage
6:00PM – 7:30PM      Lovett Or Leave It
4:30PM – 5:30PM      Natalie Portman & Friends

Saturday May 26, 2018
Green Stage
9:20PM – 10:50PM    Jack White
6:45PM – 7:55PM      St. Vincent
4:40PM – 5:35PM      Manchester Orchestra
2:50PM – 3:40PM      The Oh Sees
1:15PM – 1:55PM      Lillie Mae
Red Stage
8:00PM – 9:15PM      Queens of the Stone Age
5:40PM – 6:40PM      Royal Blood
3:45PM – 4:35PM      Belly
2:00PM – 2:45PM      The Menzingers
12:40PM – 1:10PM    Westside Gunn & Conway
Delta Blue Stage
8:20PM – 9:20PM      Tyler, The Creator
6:25PM – 7:20PM      Brockhampton
4:50PM – 5:40PM      Daniel Caesar
3:25PM – 4:10PM      Mount Kimbie
2:00PM – 2:45PM      Leikeli47
12:50PM – 1:30PM    Tauk
Arena Stage
7:30PM – 8:15PM      Bridgette Everett
7:25PM – 7:30PM      Martin Urbano
7:05PM – 7:25PM      Tony Hinchcliffe
7:00PM – 7:05PM      Martin Urbano
6:45PM – 7:00PM      Jo Firestone
6:30PM – 6:45PM      Martin Urbano
4:30PM – 6:00PM      Pod Save America
2:30PM – 3:30PM      Natalie Portman & Friends

Sunday May 27, 2018 
Green Stage
9:10PM – 10:50PM    Eminem
6:50PM – 7:50PM      Mike D (DJ Set)
5:00PM – 5:50PM      Thundercat
3:10PM – 4:00PM      Pond
1:35PM – 2:15PM      Weakened Friends
Red Stage
7:55PM – 9:05PM      Khalid
5:55PM – 6:45PM      Stormzy
4:05PM – 4:55PM      Alvvays
2:20PM – 3:05PM      Taylor Bennett
1:00PM – 1:30PM      STL GLD
Delta Blue Stage
7:55PM – 9:05PM      Fleet Foxes
6:05PM – 7:05PM      The Decemberists
4:35PM – 5:25PM      Julien Baker
3:10PM – 3:55PM      Dirty Projectors
2:00PM – 2:40PM      Zola Jesus
1:00PM – 1:30PM      Field Report
Arena Stage
6:00PM – 6:45PM      David Cross
5:55PM – 6:00PM      Martin Urbano
5:35PM – 5:55PM      Cameron Esposito
5:30PM – 5:35PM      Martin Urbano
5:15PM – 5:50PM      Max Silverstri
5:00PM – 5:15PM      Martin Urbano
3:00PM – 4:00PM      Natalie Portman & Friends