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Organized every September by FM music station Mix 104.1, MixFest is a very popular – and 100% free to attend – day-long outdoor concert series that attracts 150,000+ visitors with a range of live shows put... ... read more

MixFest Videos

Gavin DeGraw - Soldier @ MixFest Boston Sept. 8, 2012
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Gavin DeGraw - Soldier @ MixFest Boston Sept. 8, 2012 114 views
Gavin DeGraw - Follow Through with Intro - MixFest Boston - 9/8/12 views
Andy Grammer - Boston, 9/1/12 - Keep Your Head Up (performed at Mixfest) 9 views
Andy Grammer - Chasing Cars @ MixFest Boston Sept. 8, 2012 47 views
Lifehouse ~ Spin (live) at Boston MixFest 2011 285 views
Maroon 5 - Misery live at Mixfest in Boston, MA 8/2/10 1,811 views
I Got Over You - Daughtry Live 9.29.07 at Mixfest 2007 12,201 views
MIXfest 2011 - Javier Colon - Time After Time (Live) 1,959 views

MixFest Description

MixFest - Concert | Music Festival in Boston.

Organized every September by FM music station Mix 104.1, MixFest is a very popular – and 100% free to attend – day-long outdoor concert series that attracts 150,000+ visitors with a range of live shows put on by some of the station’s favorite major artists.

Since its inception in 1993, MixFest has taken place at the beautiful Hatch Memorial Shell, an outdoor concert venue located steps from the Charles River near downtown Boston, and has played host to performers as varied as TRAIN and Lifehouse to Gavin Degraw and Dido.

Rain or shine, people from all walks of life pack along the huge lawn that extends out from Hatch Shell, with lots of families bringing their little ones for the child-friendly shows that usually kick off the event in the early afternoon.

The venue’s layout makes it easy to flow in and out throughout the day, so tidal waves of college kids usually don’t show up till later for the headliners, though a strict ban on alcohol usually ensures a chill vibe dominates the scene regardless of who is on the stage.

Sunscreen, bug spray, blankets, and chairs are all recommended – as well as a jacket if the weather has plans to go south. Bringing a picnic basket is also a good idea for anyone who doesn’t want to fight the lines at the several concession stands, but that about sums up what patrons can bring since backpacks are not allowed.

With a varied lineup of rock, acoustic, country, and other adult contemporary music styles that dominate 104.1’s playlist, the music at MixFest is a great free-for-all that also happens to be free for all to enjoy.

MixFest User Comments

Sam A. Sep 8, 2012
Unfortunately, can't make it to Mixfest 2012 but I will definitely be there next year. I can only hope that they get some guys that are as big as Train and Gavin DeGraw.
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