Putting Together the Music: A Conversation with Brian Appel, co-founder of Boston Calling music festival

BY CHRIS XU Q: Can you first tell me about the history of Boston Calling? A: Sure, I was first working for WFNX and the Boston Phoenix. We had done a bunch of events in Boston… and we had done some free shows on City Hall Plaza, and we thought there was an opportunity to do a big ticketed event on City Hall Plaza, so we started working on it for WFNX, and ultimately WFNX decided not to do it and stopped broadcasting, so a partner of mine from WFNX and myself thought we could do it on our own. …






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