Started from the bottom, now the Governors Ball is here with a Canadian rapper, a blues duo, a Mickey Mouse-esque DJ and the gangster Nancy Sinatra leading its fifth year lineup.
They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but a recent photo of Madonna hanging out with Disclosure backstage at Governors Ball in New York City doesn’t say any of the words you might have originally hoped.
Here’s to Jenny Lewis’ rainbow/beige pant-suit, Neko Case’s skeleton pants, the Kills’ leopard-print backdrop, Ezra Koenig’s camo shorts, and Janelle always giving us shivers when she sings ‘Given ‘Em What They Love.’
The final day of Governors Ball could be summed up in one word: Kanye. But stellar performances from the likes of The xx, Haim, Grizzly Bear and the outshined fellow headliners, Avett Brothers should definitely not go unmentioned.
After a tumultuous first day filled with consistent storming and canceled sets from Kings of Leon and more, New York’s Governors Ball got back on track Saturday (June 8) with near-perfect weather. That’s not to say there weren’t challenges, of course.
It’s a wonder Governors Ball went on as long as it did last night (June 7). New York’s Randall’s Island was flooded, festival-goers were up to their knees in mud in some areas, and the storm continued to rage overhead.
While West Coast music obsessives are so thirsty for this year’s Coachella line-up that fans are creating fake newspaper headlines, the incredibly eclectic Governor’s Ball Music Festival in Randall’s Island, New York has announced a stellar line-up rife with indie favorites and upstarts alike.
The Governors Ball Music Festival proved to be the must-see festival in New York City during the Summer.
Fiona Apple‘s presence on stage typically fits the music she’s been writing for more than fifteen years; angstful and vindictive, yet hopeful and at times sexual. But one thing she has rarely been, if ever, […]