Governors Ball Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Randall's Island Park, New York, USA
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Festival Description

The Governor’s Ball Music Festival is a one day event that takes place on Governors Island. Some of the biggest and best live acts in electronic, dance, hip hop, and indie music are on the roster. The venue offers two stages featuring live acts. The family-friendly festival is an open air event. Foods (including vegetarian and vegan) and beverages will be for sale on site. Make yourself confortable by bringing a blanket or collapsable chair. Access to the Island by ferry only. Visit the festival web site for the ferry schedule.

Festival Dates June 7 - 9, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Kanye West
  • Kings of Leon
  • NAS
  • Pretty Lights
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Grizzly Bear
  • The XX
  • Feist
  • Kenrick Lamar
  • Beach House
  • The Lumineers
  • Thievery Corporation
  • Animal Collective
  • Cut Copy
  • Erykah Badu
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • Young The Giant
  • Bloc Party
  • Beirut
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Local Natives
  • Death From Above 1979 — cancelled
  • Foals
  • Crystal Castles
  • Azelia Banks
  • Yeasayer
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Best Coast
  • Dirty Projectors
  • Portugal. The Man
  • Miguel
  • Dinosaur Jr.
  • Holy Ghost!
  • Japandroids
  • Twin Shadow
  • Divine Fits
  • Alt-J
  • Deerhunter
  • The Vaccines
  • Polica
  • Steel Pulse
  • and many more….


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Practical Info:

  • For more information visit
  • Randall's Island
    New York City
  • Information and directions


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