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2013 Boston Calling Music Festival - The National, Of Monsters and Men, Young The Giant, and more
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Categories Rock Pop

2013 Boston Calling Music Festival - The National, Of Monsters and Men, Young The Giant, and more

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00p

Also appearing: Andrew Bird, Dirty Projectors, Ra Ra Riot, Youth Lagoon, The Walkmen, Caspian, and more.

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The National
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Although formed during the post-punk revival of the late '90s, the National took inspiration from a wider set of influences, including country-rock, Americana, indie rock, and Britpop. The lineup began taking shape in Ohio and officially cemented itself in New York, with baritone vocalist Matt Berninger joining forces with two sets of brothers -- Scott (bass) and Bryan Devendorf (drums), and Aaron (guitar) and Bryce Dessner (guitar)....
Andrew Bird
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A Reverse Chronology of Selected Significant Dates & Events January 20, 2009 - Andrew Bird releases Noble Beast on Fat Possum Records. The self-produced album consists of 14 original songs recorded primarily at the Beech House in Nashville, with additional recording taking place at various Chicago and Minneapolis locations over a period of five months....
Caspian
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Born in late 2003, Massachusetts post-rockers Caspian soon made a big enough name for themselves that by the onset of 2005, they were opening for scene legends Mono. Made up of members Philip Jamieson (guitars, keyboards, samples), Calvin Joss (guitar, glockenspiel), Chris Friedrich (bass), and -- since 2007 -- Erin Burke-Morgan (drums) (who replaced original skinsman Joe Vickers) Caspian released their first EP, You Are the Conductor, in late 2005....
The Walkmen
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From the wreckage of mid-1990s indie-rock hype victims Jonathan Fire*eater the Walkmen arose at the turn of the century as major players in the New York City circle of post-punk/new wave-inspired bands (Interpol/Yeah Yeah Yeahs, etc....
Ra Ra Riot
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Syracuse-based indie-rockers who color their sound with violin and cello. ~ Rovi
Of Monsters and Men
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Of Monsters and Men is an amiable group of day dreamers who craft folkie pop songs. But last year, the normally mild-mannered six pack transformed into total rock stars after stomping out their competition during Músiktilraunir, a yearly battle of the bands in their native Iceland....
Dirty Projectors
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Dirty Projectors is an experimental-pop act fronted by singer/multi-instrumentalist David Longstreth. ~ Rovi
Young the Giant
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Formerly known as the Jakes, Young the Giant began making eclectic indie rock in Irvine, CA, where bandmates Sameer Gadhia (vocals), Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar), Payam Doostzadeh (bass), and Francois Comtois (drummer) all met each other during high school....
Youth Lagoon
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Youth Lagoon is the outlet of Boise, Idaho's Trevor Powers' most personal hopes and fears, which he sets to dreamy yet tenacious lo-fi pop. Powers posted his first Youth Lagoon song online in May 2011, sparking buzz that resulted in a deal with Fat Possum Records....
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Boston City Hall Plaza
One City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
(617) 635-4000
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