Boston Calling Music Festival Tickets
Boston Calling Music Festival is one of the biggest music festivals of the year. With many renowned artists performing anyone attending is sure to have a good time. Some of the artists included in this year’s lineup are The Shins, Dirty Projectors, Or Monster and Men, The National, Marina and The Diamonds and Cults. Purchase Boston Calling Music Festival tickets to see all these great artists perform. Let’s get to know some of the artists, starting from Marina and the Diamonds.
Marina and the Diamonds got her fame when she reached number two on the BBS Sound of 2010. She has released 3 full length studio albums. Her latest album ‘Electra Heart’ was placed number 1 in Ireland and UK. She plays keyboard ballads and temp songs backed by bands. She’s the winner of the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards for Best UK and Irish Act and has been nominated in many others. Her cartoonish attire has given her a unique identity on stage.
Of Monster and Men was formed in Iceland and consists of six members. They are an indie folk/pop band and were formed in 2010. They have released a debut album titled ‘My Head Is an Animal’ in 2010. The album took position 6 on the US Billboard 200. The album came in the top 20 on most other music charts. Due to this success, they won the 2013 European Border Breaker Awards.
The Shins is another American indie rock band in the lineup of the event. They were formed in 1996 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and consist of five members. They were nomination in 2008 at the Grammy Awards for their album ‘Wincing the Night Away’. They have released 4 full length studio albums with some of their singles reaching top positions on different music charts. Their song ‘Simple Song’ reached position 10 on the US Alternative songs chart. Their latest album is titled ‘Port of Morrow’ which was released in 2012.
American indie rock band The National is also included in the lineup of the Boston Calling Music Festival. Forced in Ohio in 1999, the band now operates in Brooklyn. The band has five members with Matt Berninger on vocals and songwriting. The band has released six studio albums, ‘Trouble Will Find Me’ is their latest release as it came out in 2013. The band has been performing at benefit shows since 2009 and have conducted their own benefit concerts. ‘Alligator’ was included in the Album of the Year charts with ‘Boxer’ being voted number 2 best album of the year on Sertreogum.com. ‘High Violet’ ranked No 3 on US charts and topped on most other charts while selling 600,000 copies worldwide.
The indie theme is continued with American indie pop band Cults, a band formed in New York in 2010. They gained recognition with their release of the EP ‘Cults 7’ which included three songs. The band has two members, both are females. Their debut album titled ‘Cults’ was released in 2011 through Columbia Records which received positive reviews. Their song ‘Abducted’ earned ‘Best New Music’ title. They have donated their earnings to HIV/AIDs organizations by performing with other bands. They perform live with Gabriel Rodriquez, Cory Stier, Nathan Aguilar, and Marc Deriso.
American rock band Dirty Projectors have released seven full length studio albums with various labels. Their first album released in 2002 and was titled ‘The Graceful Fallen Mango’ which was an experimental rock album by Longstreth, the band’s vocalist. A concept album ‘The Getty Address’ was released in 2005. In 2008, Dirty Projectors signed with Domino Records and produced many full length albums through it.
Boston Calling Music Festival will have tons of talented musicians and artists that have gained fame in a very short period of times. Some of them are doing very well internationally. To see the great music event has so many wonderful artists in store, purchase Boston Calling Music Festival tickets.