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Get down on The Greenway at Boston Calling Block Parties

The weekly live music series returns this summer with free concerts.

Boston Calling Block Parties—seen here in a 2015 throwback—will return to Dewey Square in 2022. Mike Diski

Internationally recognized music festival Boston Calling has put forth a venerable lineup for its 11th iteration, coming up in Allston over Memorial Day weekend. It includes headliners Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, and The Strokes, plus top-billed acts like HAIM, Run The Jewels, Avril Lavigne, Black Pumas, Cheap Trick, and more. But there’s another Boston Calling-branded way to check out live music this summer — and this one’s free.

Boston Calling Block Parties return to The Greenway at Dewey Square this summer, happening every Thursday evening from June 9 through August 11. Live music is set amidst The Greenway’s gardens, overlooking a new mural by Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs. These free, outdoor parties will feature local music artists as well as lawn games, with beer and hard seltzer available for purchase. The events are sponsored by Miller Lite and as such, they are 21+.


Follow on Facebook for artist announcements and other updates. There’s also an opportunity to reserve a private area, called the Dewey Garden Room, to host groups during the Block Parties for events or company outings. To inquire with The Greenway about the Garden Room, fill out this form.

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