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Photos: Boston Calling Takes Over City Hall Plaza

Lizzo gets the crowd going despite the ridsing tempertures. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Lizzo gets the crowd going despite the ridsing tempertures. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Musicians including Sufjan Stevens, Sia, Odesza, Robyn, Janelle Monáe and Disclosure took to the stages set up on City Hall Plaza this weekend for Boston Calling. Next year, the three-day festival will move to Harvard's Athletic Complex in Allston and cut back to one weekend a year in May.

Sunday's Performances

Disclosure closes out Boston Calling Sunday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Disclosure closes out Boston Calling Sunday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
The crowd prepares for the final act of the night: Disclosure. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
The crowd prepares for the final act of the night: Disclosure. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Christine and the Queens joins Haim on stage. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Christine and the Queens joins Haim on stage. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Janelle Monáe sings a tribute to Prince at Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Janelle Monáe sings a tribute to Prince at Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Elle King. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Elle King. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Local band Black Beach playing on the newly added third stage at Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Local band Black Beach playing on the newly added third stage at Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Charles Bradley takes the stage Sunday afternoon. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Charles Bradley takes the stage Sunday afternoon. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Vince Staples performing at the third day of the festival. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Vince Staples performing at the third day of the festival. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
French singer Héloïse Letissier performs as Christine and the Queens on Sunday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
French singer Héloïse Letissier performs as Christine and the Queens on Sunday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Boston native Michael Christmas takes the stage. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Boston native Michael Christmas takes the stage. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Crowd watches and dances as Michael Christmas performs. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Crowd watches and dances as Michael Christmas performs. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)

Saturday's Performances

Robyn sings during Saturday night's lineup. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Robyn sings during Saturday night's lineup. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Robyn. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Robyn. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Clayton Knight of Odesza leaps high into the air before hitting the crash cymbal. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Clayton Knight of Odesza leaps high into the air before hitting the crash cymbal. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Odesza. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Odesza. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Miike Snow on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Miike Snow on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
City and Colour performed during Saturday's lineup. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
City and Colour performed during Saturday's lineup. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An enthusiastic City and Colour fan cheering in the audience. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An enthusiastic City and Colour fan cheering in the audience. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Courtney Barnett. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Courtney Barnett. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett performs on the stage floor. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett performs on the stage floor. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Garrett Borns of Børns. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Garrett Borns of Børns. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Singer and guitarist Garrett Borns -- aka Børns -- on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Singer and guitarist Garrett Borns -- aka Børns -- on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
John Stanier of Battles reaching for the 6-foot-tall cymbal above his head. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
John Stanier of Battles reaching for the 6-foot-tall cymbal above his head. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ian Williams of Battles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ian Williams of Battles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Battles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Battles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A misting station set up in the back of City Hall Plaza -- just another way to try to beat the heat at Boston Calling. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A misting station set up in the back of City Hall Plaza -- just another way to try to beat the heat at Boston Calling. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Hydration was key because of the heat -- long lines for water lasted throughout the day. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Hydration was key because of the heat -- long lines for water lasted throughout the day. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Alternative hip hop artist Lizzo with DJ Sophia on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Alternative hip hop artist Lizzo with DJ Sophia on stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lizzo. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lizzo. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Calling festival-goer Jae Lee anticipating Lizzo to take the stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Calling festival-goer Jae Lee anticipating Lizzo to take the stage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Palehound was the first band to hit the stage on Day Two of Boston Calling. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Palehound was the first band to hit the stage on Day Two of Boston Calling. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Friday Night's Performances

Sia performing Friday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Sia performing Friday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Crowds eagerly awaiting Sia's Friday night performance. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Crowds eagerly awaiting Sia's Friday night performance. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
A VIP area setup on City Hall Plaza Friday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
A VIP area setup on City Hall Plaza Friday night. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens was one of three performers on the first night of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens was one of three performers on the first night of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Sufjan Stevens performing at the first day of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Sufjan Stevens performing at the first day of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Lisa Hannigan performing with Aaron Dessner at the first day of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Lisa Hannigan performing with Aaron Dessner at the first day of Boston Calling. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Aaron Dessner (pictured) performing with Lisa Hannigan. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Aaron Dessner (pictured) performing with Lisa Hannigan. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
CIty Hall Plaza before things got under way on Day One. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
CIty Hall Plaza before things got under way on Day One. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)

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