Get Ready For Governor’s Ball: New York City’s Premier Music Festival!
With summer quickly approaching it’s that time of year to sit down and make your festival season plans a reality. I know when you look at the dozens of amazing festivals gearing up all over the world, making a choice can be a little overwhelming. So let me help you make one of best decisions of your summer: listen to me when I tell you it’s imperative that you grab a ticket for this year’s Governor’s Ball. From top to bottom this festival boasts one of the most diverse lineups you will see anywhere and Governor’s Ball has a track record for finding hidden gems. This is definitely a festival for discovering new music and enhancing your overall appreciation for several different genres.
This year’s roster has something for every type of musical enthusiast. This festival has everything from drum & bass to indie rock, with artists like Vampire Weekend, Outkast, Skrillex, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, La Roux, Disclosure, Foster The People, Chance The Rapper, The Glitch Mob, Empire Of The Sun, Janelle Monae, The Bloody Beetroots, Grimes, RJD2 and Run The Jewels all coming to Randall’s Island from June 6-8 for an incredible weekend of music and art.
Governor’s Ball also might be one of the last times to catch the Strokes play together before Julian Casablancas returns to focusing on his solo endeavors full-time. Couple that with a rare Outkast appearance, Governor’s Ball is clearly sporting an all-time great collection of artists. Attendees can expect to spend three days fully immersed in a completely interactive world of music complete with body painting, full-scale art installations and lawn games. There will also be food vendors representing some of the world’s most well renowned restaurants and eateries like Go Burger, Crif Dog, Rickshaw, Mile End, Porchetta and Luke’s.
With the return of long standing local mega-musical festival Electric Zoo questionable, Governor’s Ball seems to be the undisputed king of New York right now. If you want to experience an amazing three-day festival right here in the five boroughs, buying a ticket to Randall’s Island is definitely your best bet. You can grab your tickets here. This is going to be New York City’s biggest party all summer, so don’t miss this incredible opportunity! Keep it locked right here for artist spotlights and all the upcoming news as Governor’s Ball draws near.