September 09, 2013
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The two-day Boston Calling Music Festival returned to City Hall Plaza after May's inaugural event.
Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe
Security was tightened because of recent drug overdoses at concerts in Boston and New York, organizers said.
Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff
Tickets were still available Saturday evening for Sunday's performances.
Local Natives will head on to St. Louis for LouFest. Pictured: Lead singer Taylor Rice.
The Gaslight Anthem was one of the acts to perform at the festival.
Vampire Weekend concluded Saturday along with The Gaslight Anthem. Pictured: Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend.
Alexa Dibenedetto/Boston.com correspondent
Bearstronaut performed during the festival's second day. Pictured: David Martineau.
Royal Teeth got the crowd to sing along.
Ben Shipley of New York City and Blair Nodelman of Albuquerque, N.M., were at City Hall Plaza on Sunday.
Big Black Delta's next performance is Sept. 17 in Los Angeles. Pictured: Lead singer Jonathan Bates.
Fans enjoyed the music of Major Lazer during their performance Sunday.
Diplo (right) and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer got the crowd going.
Matt Juul/Boston.com correspondent
A huge crowd gathered to watch rapper Kendrick Lamar perform.
Lamar will perform Monday at Brooklyn's Williamsburg Park.
Homegrown group Passion Pit was one of the headlining acts. The other was Vampire Weekend. Pictured: Lead singer Michael Angelakos.