Good Decision: Boston Calling enlists Sam Adams Octoberfest for September music festival
Boston Calling is getting thirstier. And so are we.
Last May, it was indie rock band the Decemberists who were a last-minute addition; this time it’s Sam Adams Octoberfest.
We like where things are heading.
Check out the full presser below, because we don’t want to get any of the pertinent details lost in translation. The Boston Calling day lineups, headlined by the National, Lorde, and Nas x the Roots, respectively, follow after the jump.
BOSTON CALLING ANNOUNCES THE SAMUEL ADAMS ANNUAL OCTOBERFEST CELEBRATION WILL BECOME PART OF ITS SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2014 FESTIVAL
August 7, 2014 – Boston, MA – Adding yet another fun component to its September Festival, Boston Calling announces today that it is incorporating the Samuel Adams annual Boston Octoberfest celebration into its three-day music festival this September 5 – 7, 2014.
Boston Calling ticketholders who are 21+ will now be able to enjoy the festival in true Samuel Adams Octoberfest style, including its popular seasonal beer, stein-hoisting competitions, and traditional German fare such as warm pretzels and grilled sausages. Boston Calling anticipates another unique and exciting festival with performances over three days by the likes of The National, Lorde, and Nas x The Roots.
Fans are encouraged to dust off their German lederhosen and dirndls, and come to Boston Calling dressed in costume to partake in the Octoberfest bash within the festival. In addition to stein hoisting, attendees will be able to immortalize the moment in a Samuel Adams Octoberfest photo booth and enjoy plenty of lawn games in a beer hall setting. For Samuel Adams, the Fall festival is part of a year-long 30th Anniversary celebration and for attendees, it will be the ultimate Octoberfest event and craft beer experience, complete with access to various Samuel Adams brews.
Boston Calling’s September 2014 line-up is as follows. For full enjoyment, there are no overlapping sets.
Friday September 5, 2014
Neutral Milk Hotel
Saturday September 6, 2014
The Hold Steady
Sunday September 7, 2014
Nas x The Roots
Twenty One Pilots
Lake Street Dive
The War on Drugs