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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Announced feat. Jack White, Eminem, N.E.R.D, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Khalid

posted by Oscar January 3, 2018

After the West Coast delivered their major announcement, New York City’s The Governors Ball Music Festival have shared their own lineup today. The major names sitting on top of the bill include headliners Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Those names alone should make you want to hit this summer.

I can honestly say I’m pumped to see the likes of N.E.R.D, Khalid, CHVRCHES, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert, Damian ‘ Jr. Gong’ Marley, Galantis, 6LACK, DRAM, Margo Price, 2 Chainz, BROCKHAMPTON, Aminé, and Kali Uchis. POD favorites and Chicago reps Vic Mensa and Knox Fortune will also be making their presence felt in NYC.

Governors Ball will take place June 1-3 in Randall’s Island Park. Tickets available on the festival website.

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Governors Ball 2017 Lineup Announced feat. Chance the Rapper, Tool, Phoenix, Childish Gambino

posted by Oscar January 4, 2017

The Governors Ball Music Festival today announced their 2017 lineup and it features Tool, Chance The Rapper, Phoenix, and Childish Gambino on the top of the bill.

Some of the other notable names on the roster include Lorde, Flume, Wu-Tang Clan, Logic, Cage The Elephant, Mark Ronson vs. Kevin Parker (of Tame Impala), Schoolboy Q, Franz Ferdinand,, Mac DeMarco, Charli XCX, Royal Blood, Danny Brown, Kehlani, The Orwells, and Zane Lowe. See the full lineup on the Governors Ball website.

Gov Ball will take place June 2-4 at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Tickets go on sale Friday, 1/6 at 12pm EST: governorsballmusicfestival.com/tickets

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Governors Ball Announces 2016 Lineup feat. Kanye West, The Strokes, Beck

posted by Oscar January 8, 2016

Governors Ball 2016

Festival lineup announcement season is upon us and now that its NYC’s Governors Ball have unveiled their 2016 roster, it’s getting really hard to argue which lineup is better, this one or Coachella’s

The big news is that the festival to be held at Randall’s Island Park June 3-5 will be headlined by Kanye West AND The Strokes. Two of the biggest acts since the turn of the century!! That itself is more than enough to make you want to attend, but the fest organizers have put together some worthy acts to fill out the rest of the schedule that you can get excited about.

Also on the lineup are The Killers, Beck, Death Cab For Cutie, HAIM, Father John Misty, Bloc Party, Miguel, Big Grams, Action Bronson, Mac Miller, Joey Bada$$, Eagles Of Death Metal, De La Soul, Vince Staples, and Vic Mensa. Check out the full roster in the Donda-designed poster above and get your tickets here.

See you in New York!


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Video: Chromeo Brings Out Ezra Koenig To play “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa” at Governors Ball

posted by Oscar June 6, 2015

Governors Ball is going down this weekend out in NYC and because the biggest and best festival of this magnificent city lends itself to some awesome moments, so it was only right that Day 1 continued the tradition.

Friday night saw Chromeo bringing out Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig to “cover” the latter’s band’s “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa.” Check out that collaboration above.

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Governors Ball Announces 2015 “After Dark” Concerts

posted by Oscar April 14, 2015


New York festival Governors Ball today announced a string of concerts as part of their “After Dark” shows (presented by Bacardi).

Taking place throughout NYC in the evenings of June 4th-7th, some acts from this year’s lineup will be performing individual shows and the roster for these shows include Benjamin Booker, Little Dragon, Chromeo, and Atmosphere along with DJ sets by SBTRKT, deadmau5, and Flying Lotus.

All tickets go on sale at noon EST on April 17th, except for the Brooklyn Bowl shows, which will be available beginning at 10am. You can find more info here and see the complete aftershow schedule above.


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Governors Ball 2015 Lineup Announced feat. Drake, The Black Keys, Florence + The Machine

posted by Oscar January 7, 2015

Governors Ball 2015

The morning after the major California music festival announced its lineup, New York answered with the unveiling of the 2015 roster for Governors Ball. The lineup will be headlined by the likes of Drake, The Black Keys, Deadmau5, and Florence + The Machine with other notable acts on the higher end of the list including Lana Del Rey, My Morning Jacket, Bjork, Tame Impala, The Decemberists, Ryan Adams, and St. Vincent.

Further down we see Charli XCX, Weird Al Yankovic, A-Trak, Mayer Hawthorne, Logic, and Royal Blood.

Governors Ball will go down June 5th – 7th on Randall’s Island. Three-day general admission and VIP passes are available beginning Friday, January 9th through the festival’s website.



Governors Ball Lineup Announced; feat. OutKast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend

posted by Oscar January 15, 2014


This month’s confirmation that OutKast will be playing 40 festivals this year all but assures the ATL duo will be performing at Lolla this summer, but today’s announcement scratches off from that number as they will be one of the headliners for the 2014 edition of New York’s Governors Ball.

Some of the other featured acts include Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, J. Cole, James Blake, Childish Gambino, and Chance The Rapper. That list looks like the perfect reason to be in NYC next June.

UPDATE: NYC’s The Strokes were announced earlier today (Wednesday, 1/15) as a late addition to the festival. This lineup just got that much more awesome.

The fest will run from June 6-8 on Randall’s Island; tickets go on sale today at 3 p.m. EST here.

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Video: Kings of Leon – “Super Soaker” (Live at Governor’s Ball 2013)

posted by Oscar June 10, 2013

One of “The South’s” best rock bands in recent history, Kings of Leon, debuted a new song during their set in this year’s Governor’s Ball. The new track, “Super Soaker,” will be featured on their album Mechanical Bull. Check out the very first live performance of the new song above.