Boston Calling attendees will have to make some difficult choices, again

Once again, there are lots of great performers with overlapping set times.

INDIO, CA - APRIL 15:  Eminem performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2018 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
Eminem at the 2018 Coachella Music Festival. –Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Set times for the 2018 Boston Calling Music Festival were announced Thursday, and fans will once again face difficult choices about which of the more than 60 performances to prioritize during the three-day event that runs May 25-27 at the Harvard Athletic Complex.

The festival’s three headlining acts — The Killers on Friday, Jack White on Saturday, and Eminem on Sunday — are the only artists whose sets will happen during times at which no other artists are scheduled to perform. Every other performer will hit the stage at the same time as at least one other artist, potentially diverting fans and attention.

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Rock groups The National and Paramore will play almost simultaneous sets on Friday night, from 8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and from 8:05 p.m. to 9:20 p.m., respectively. On Saturday, rockers Queens of the Stone Age and rapper Tyler, the Creator will perform from 8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. to 9:20 p.m., respectively, while singer Khalid and indie rock group Fleet Foxes both will play from 7:55 p.m. to 9:05 p.m. on Sunday.

At other times, festival attendees will have to decide between music and performers on the entertainment stage. Do you watch the politically charged podcast Lovett or Leave It from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday or see the politically charged rock band Pussy Riot from 6:20 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.? Do you experience the indie comedy stylings of David Cross from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Sunday or jam out to indie rockers The Decembrists from 6:05 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.?

Here is the full list of set times for all three days of the 2018 Boston Calling Music Festival, sorted by its four separate stages.

Friday May 25, 2018

Green Stage
9:20 p.m. to 10:50 p.m.    The Killers
6:55 p.m. to 7:55 p.m.       Portugal. The Man
5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.            Noname
3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.      Big Thief

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Red Stage
8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.            The National
5:55 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.      Maggie Rogers
4:10 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.      Perfume Genius
2:45 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.     This Is The Kit

Delta Blue Stage
8:05 p.m. to 9:20 p.m.      Paramore
6:20 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.      Pussy Riot
5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.            (Sandy) Alex G
3:50 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.     Citizen
2:45 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.     Charly Bliss

Arena Stage

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.          Lovett Or Leave It
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.    Natalie Portman & Friends

Saturday May 26, 2018

Green Stage

9:20 p.m. to 10:50 p.m.   Jack White
6:45 p.m. to 7:55 p.m.     St. Vincent
4:40 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.    Manchester Orchestra
2:50 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.    The Oh Sees
1:15 p.m. to 1:55 p.m.      Lillie Mae

Red Stage

8:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.   Queens of the Stone Age
5:40 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.   Royal Blood
3:45 p.m. to 4:35 p.m.   Belly
2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.         The Menzingers
12:40 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.   Westside Gunn & Conway

Delta Blue Stage

8:20 p.m. to 9:20 p.m.     Tyler, The Creator
6:25 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.     Brockhampton
4:50 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.     Daniel Caesar
3:25 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.     Mount Kimbie
2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.           Leikeli47
12:50 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.   Tauk

Arena Stage

7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.   Bridgette Everett
7:25 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   Martin Urbano
7:05 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.   Tony Hinchcliffe
7 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.         Martin Urbano
6:45 p.m. to 7 p.m.         Jo Firestone
6:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.   Martin Urbano
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.         Pod Save America
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Natalie Portman & Friends

Sunday May 27, 2018

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Green Stage

9:10 p.m. to 10:50 p.m. Eminem
6:50 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.   Mike D (DJ Set)
5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.         Thundercat
3:10 p.m. to 4 p.m.         Pond
1:35 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.    Weakened Friends

Red Stage

7:55 p.m. to 9:05 p.m.   Khalid
5:55 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.   Cousin Stizz
4:05 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.   Alvvays
2:20 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.  Taylor Bennett
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.         STL GLD

Delta Blue Stage

7:55 p.m. to 9:05 p.m.   Fleet Foxes
6:05 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.   The Decemberists
4:35 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.   Julien Baker
3:10 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.   Dirty Projectors
2 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.        Zola Jesus
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.         Field Report

Arena Stage

6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.        David Cross
5:55 p.m. to 6 p.m.         Martin Urbano
5:35 p.m. to 5:55 p.m.   Cameron Esposito
5:30 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.   Martin Urbano
5:15 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.   Max Silverstri
5 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.         Martin Urbano
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.              Natalie Portman & Friends

Update 5/24/2018: This article has been updated to reflect a change in Boston Calling’s lineup. On Sunday, Cousin Stizz will replace Stormzy on the red stage from 5:55 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.