Boston Calling evacuated as severe thunderstorms roll through

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The Boston Calling music festival being held in Allston was evacuated on Saturday afternoon as thunderstorms with heavy rain, wind and lightning rolled through the venue area. “Severe weather is expected to pass through the festival area. For your safety, everyone on site should proceed calmly to the main entrance to seek refuge in Harvard Square or other locations,” said a message from Boston Calling Music. Festival published on his Twitter account. . “Fans exiting the festival site will be permitted to re-enter,” the music festival said. “For shelter in place, please follow safety instructions to Harvard Stadium.” More than 50 artists were scheduled to perform at the three-day festival which was canceled the previous two years amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including headliners Nine Inch Nails and Metallica indie rock band The Strokes canceled a Saturday performance at the Boston Calling Music Festival after a band member tested positive for COVID-19, the festival and the band announced Friday. “Due to a positive case of Covid in The Strokes, we regretfully have to cancel tomorrow night’s appearance on Boston Calling,” the band wrote.

The Boston Calling music festival being held in Allston was evacuated on Saturday afternoon as thunderstorms with heavy rain, wind and lightning rolled through the venue area.

“Severe weather is expected to pass through the festival area. For your safety, everyone on site should proceed calmly to the main entrance to seek refuge in Harvard Square or other locations,” said a message from Boston Calling Music. Festival published on his Twitter account. .

“Fans exiting the festival site will be permitted to re-enter,” the music festival said. “For shelter in place, please follow directions from security to Harvard Stadium.”

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More than 50 artists were scheduled to perform at the three-day festival which was canceled the previous two years amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including headliners Nine Inch Nails and Metallica.

Indie rock band The Strokes canceled a Saturday performance at the Boston Calling Music Festival after a band member tested positive for COVID-19, the festival and band announced Friday.

“Due to a positive case of Covid in The Strokes, we regretfully have to cancel tomorrow night’s appearance on Boston Calling,” the band wrote.

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