Randall’s Island

Notes from the Governors Ball 2019 Festival [RECAP]

Posted June 3, 2019 at 8:28 am

Governors Ball Music Festival always seems to score the jackpot when it comes to wet weather. This year – the ninth outing – was no exception. It was as soggy as it was abridged (in light of yesterday’s forecast), and toilet paper in the porta-potties was skint from the get go. But with the stacked […]

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GovBall Wants You to Know There’s More Than Just the Music

Posted May 31, 2019 at 6:39 am

The ninth annual Governors Ball Music Festival kicks off today, and promises even more in the realm of activities and food than in years prior on Randall’s Island. For those not going solely for the music, the powers that be have tacked on an OGX Beauty Bar, a boatload of corporate lounges and mini stages, […]

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GovBall Announces 2019 Summer Lineup

Last modified January 8, 2019 at 7:46 am

Yesterday saw the announcement of the lineup for Governors Ball, and it’s as eclectic as ever. There are plenty of up-and-comers mixed together with longtime veterans on the 2019 festival bill. This year, headliners are particularly massive, seeing the likes of Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, Florence + the Machine, Major Lazer, The Strokes, and […]

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Singing in the Pounding Rain with the Gaslight Anthem [REVIEW]

Posted June 8, 2018 at 5:16 am

After seeing The Gaslight Anthem play Governors Ball Music Festival this past Saturday night, there is one certainty: it’s time to bring back the boys from New Brunswick, New Jersey. Specifically, back beyond their ten year anniversary tour of The ’59 Sound, and back beyond their indefinite hiatus that started in 2015. The majority of […]

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Notes from the Governors Ball 2018 Festival [RECAP]

Last modified June 4, 2018 at 4:19 pm

The weather may have been all over the map, but this year’s Governors Ball was on point. Now in its 8th year, the powers that be have upgraded and revamped a bunch of stuff to make it one of the best years yet. Check it out. Staff Staff are always top notch at GovBall, truly […]

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Previewing the 8th Annual GovBall on Randall’s Island

Posted May 25, 2018 at 5:07 am

With the unofficial start of summer here, festival season is upon us. Now in its eighth iteration, New York City’s homegrown music festival will be dishing out another jam-packed list of musicians, foodie trucks and festivities to take over Randall’s Island Park next weekend, June 1 – 3. Eminem is one of the big headliners […]

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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Revealed

Posted January 5, 2018 at 10:38 am

It only seems fitting to talk about upcoming music festivals in these frigid, snow-riddled days. Well, the powers that be have just released the 2018 lineup for this year’s Governors Ball on Randall’s Island, and it’s quite the cast of characters – check it out. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Eminem, Travis Scott, and Jack White […]

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See What You Missed at the 2017 Governors Ball [PHOTOS]

Last modified June 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm

Another year, another roundup of music and festival antics at Governors Ball. Here’s what you missed at this seventh helping of New York’s premiere music festival. (Better late than never, right?) Staff GovBall staff have mastered a balance of positive vibes with a no nonsense attitude. In light of recent events in Manchester, it seemed […]

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The Orwells Played One of the Best Performances at GovBall this Year

Posted June 5, 2017 at 5:07 am

When last we caught up with the Orwells, they were opening for the Palma Violets four years ago at the Bowery Ballroom. Their performance at Governors Ball yesterday was one of the best at the festival. The Orwells took the main stage (i.e. GovBall Stage) early in the afternoon of the third day. Fans flocked […]

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What to Expect at the 7th Annual Governors Ball Festival Next Weekend

Posted May 25, 2017 at 9:39 am

Consistent warm weather is nearly upon us, and with it, so is the seventh helping of Governors Ball. This year, New York City’s homegrown music festival will be doling out yet another jam-packed list of musicians to take over Randall’s Island Park next weekend, June 2 – 4. Tool is slated as a headliner, and it’ll be […]

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