The MBTA is the best way to access the BU Global Music Festival

Use Green Line “B” train.

The BU Beach is directly across the street from the Boston University Central stop.


Red Sox games and events at Fenway impact available parking in our neighborhood. We encourage guests to use public transportation or check the game schedule and allow appropriate time to locate parking.

Boston University’s CAS Lot (Lot J – 240 Bay State Road) will be permitting visitor parking specifically for the BU Global Music Festival on Saturday, 9/17, at a flat rate of $12.  Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Your vehicle may be subject to towing if you park in another BU parking lot without the appropriate permit/parking credential.

Metered Parking
Metered parking is available along Commonwealth Avenue, Bay State Road, and Granby Street. Meters are free after 6 pm daily as well as all day on Sunday. Street parking is the best option on Saturday evenings and Sundays.


Boston University is committed to providing equal and integrated access for individuals with disabilities to all the academic, social, cultural, and recreational programs we offer. Learn more about accessibility at the Tsai Performance Center and the George Sherman Union.