Foo Fighters reveal first festival show for 2020

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Foto: Brantley Gutierrez

Foo Fighters will headline the 2020 edition of the Boston Calling festival, which will take place at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, Massachusetts on 22-24 May 2020.

Foo Fighters together with Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the 11th edition of the Boston Calling festival. The two world-renowned acts will be joined by over 60 performers, including an additional headliner, all of which will be revealed in January next year. In 2019, the headliners were Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala, and Travis Scott.

Foo Fighters, who are considered one of the world’s biggest rock bands, will celebrate their 25th anniversary next year. Meanwhile, Red Hot Chili Peppers are currently working on their first album in over three years.

Foo Fighters already finished up a European festival tour in 2019. The Americans played at Sziget, Hurricane and SouthsideReading & Leeds and more. Recently, the American rock band revealed that we can expect a new record in a little while. On the other hand, Red Hot Chili Peppers are already confirmed for Pinkpop 2020 and Firenze Rocks 2020.

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters are an American rock band from Seattle, formed in 1994. The group was founded by Dave Grohl, a true rock ‘n’ roll icon of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, after the dissolution of Nirvana and the death of Kurt Cobain. They released their eponymous debut album a year later, which received very positive reviews from the media. After 24 years, Foo Fighters have headlined every major festival around the world. Four of their albums have won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album.

Boston Calling Festival

Boston Calling Music Festival is a Boston-based music festival. The festival debuted in May 2013 and previously took place twice a year, May and September, at City Hall Plaza. The festival attracted 22 000 fans with its earlier editions, eventually drawing roughly 40 000 festival goers in 2017. In May 2016, Boston Calling announced it would move to the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston in May 2017 and transition to one festival per year, with the new space allowing the addition of more music stages and the inclusion of stand-up comedy performers.

  • Location: Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, Massachusetts
  • Date: 22-24 May 2020
  • Tickets: Three-day presale tickets are $239, VIP passes $549 and platinum passes $1,049
  • For more information, visit the official website.
Andreea Ches
Festival lover from Bucharest. Traveling and concerts make me happy. Have a huge love for metal music and weird things. Wacken and Hellfest enthusiast. You can either find me in the front row, somewhere in the mosh pit, crowd surfing, and definitely in the queue for beer.