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Governors Ball 2015 Lineup Revealed…Drake, Black Keys, Deadmau5 To Headline

One day removed from the Coachella 2015 unveiling, Governors Ball followed with it’s grandiose lineup drop coming to Brooklyn later this summer. Drake, The Black Keys, Deadmau5, and Florence & The Machine are the bill toppers with appearances by My [...]

January 7, 2015 Music Festivals, News
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Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes Headline Governors Ball 2014

Not to be outdone by yesterday’s Firefly Music Festival lineup announcement, the North East’s other major fest in the Governors Ball now shares its plans for 2014 with a doozy of a stacked, eclectic lineup. As you may remember, last [...]

January 15, 2014 News
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Governors Ball 2013 Day 3: Kanye West Lifted Off From The Muddy Banks Of Randall’s Island

As I peeled off my mud-caked Sambas and deposited them into a trash can outside of Grand Central Station, I refreshingly slipped on a pair of sandals and wondered two things; was all of the anguish included with attending all [...]

June 10, 2013 Live, Reviews
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Governors Ball 2013 Day 2: Major Adjustments & Mud Therapy

Although less than 24 hours had passed since Tropical Storm Andrea soaked thousands of fest-goers and turned Randall’s Island into a soupy mess, survivors of Day One of the 2013 Governors Ball put on a brave party face for the [...]

June 9, 2013 Live, Reviews

Governors Ball 2013 Day 1: Crystal Castles Made Things Sort Of OK

Woof, sheesh, and other sigh related expressions. What the actual fuck happened yesterday? To those of you who ordered delivery, snuggled up on the couch, and made it through Tropical Storm Andrea in style, and congratulations, you made the right [...]

June 8, 2013 Live, Reviews
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Governors Ball Announces Official After Parties w/ DFA 1979, Japandroids, Polica + More

With pesky noise ordinances and zoning whatnot ensuring that this year’s Governors Ball will close up promptly before most people in Manhattan even go out, fest organizers have unveiled a series of official after parties to further satiate the appetites of [...]

April 22, 2013 Music Festivals, News
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Governors Ball Announces Day By Day Lineups: Single Day Tickets On Sale Now

As the second weekend of June inches ever nearer, the Governors Ball Music Festival has turned the feat of a 3-Day GA pass sell out. The apprehensive amongst us may find the trio of consecutive party dates a bit daunting, [...]

April 5, 2013 News

Miguel Drops Out Of Governors Ball Festival, Cold War Kids Added, Volunteers Wanted

On Wednesday afternoon Governors Ball representatives announced that R&B auteur Miguel will not be performing at the festival’s 2013 edition due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict.  Playing in his stead will be former Indie-Rock darlings turned festival circuit mainstays Cold War [...]

March 27, 2013 Music Festivals, News
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Poliça Releases Live “Dark Star” Video; Detail Tour Including Governors Ball & XPN Festival

A little over a year removed since the release of their stellar debut Give You The Ghost, Minneapolis based otherworldly electro-pop outfit Poliça will continue to build upon their excellent live reputation with a spring tour. The Poliça concert experience [...]

March 6, 2013 News
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Guns N’ Roses Revealed As Third Governors Ball Headliner

Well file this under “Did not see that one coming”. With plenty of sensible buzz swirling around the possibility of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Strokes, or My Bloody Valentine filling in that unknown third headliner slot at this year’s Governors [...]

February 7, 2013 News