Governors Ball has announced their by day lineups as pictured above. Chance the Rapper and Lorde are kicking things off on Friday, with Phoenix and Childish Gambino performing on Saturday and Tool closing out the weekend on Sunday. They also announced there will be single day tickets again this year for $105 + fees. Tickets go on sale this Thursday at 12pm with a Citibank pre-sale starting today. You can find these tickets as well as some remaining 3-day tickets at GovBall.com/Tickets.
Kanye may have lost his chance to curse the press this time, but the 60,000 people who attended the sixth annual Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island this weekend still managed to make the most of it. This year’s festival boasted headlining names like hometown favorites, The Strokes, dance floor diva Robyn, French electro pop band M83 and modern day glam rockers The Killers. Yeezy himself was scheduled to make a much anticipated return to Governors Ball following his muddy 2013 debut. Unfortunately, the infamous third day curse of Randall’s Island returned with a vengeance when the threat of lightning and severe weather posed safety concerns. However, this year’s festival was as lively as ever, boasting a stellar lineup of food, activities and various artists across four stages (GovBallNYC Stage, Bacardi House Stage, Honda Stage and Big Apple Stage).
You spend half the year waiting for summer and then you go to the beach and get terrible sunburn that still hasn’t gone away 5 days later. I’m here to tell you that summer is awful and you should just stay within 4 walls and listen to some live bands instead.
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The official Bonnaroo lineup is here, and WHAT A LINEUP INDEED! For headliners you’re looking at the Piano Man Billy Joel, returning acts Mumford and Sons and one of rap and hip-hops finest, Kendrick Lamar. For the first time ever, it’s been said that an EDM act will also be taking a coveted spot at the mainstage, and this year it’s all about the mysterious helmeted dub/chord/bass aficionado Deadmau5!
Other “HOLY SHIT THIS INSANE” acts include Tears for Fears, Earth Wind and Fire, and Robert Plant and the Sesational Shapeshifters. Bonnaroo stays true to its jam and bluegrass roots with acts like Pokey Lafarge, The Punch Brothers, Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood, Bela Fela and Abigail Washburn and STS9.