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Governors Ball reveals 2016 line-up

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The 2016 Governors Ball Music Festival will feature performances by Kanye West, The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, and more.

The 2016 Governors Ball Music Festival will feature performances by Kanye West, The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, and more.

The Governors Ball Music Festival has announced its 2016 line-up. The sixth annual edition of New York City’s homegrown fest will take place from Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th on beautiful Randall’s Island Park. Featuring performances from Kanye West, The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, Robyn, Of Monsters And Men, Death Cab For Cutie, Chet Faker, Chvrches, Haim, Miike Snow, M83, and many many more, Governors Ball will play host to 65+ artists throughout the weekend. 3-day GA and VIP tickets are available now on GovBall.Eventbrite.com. Full festival lineup and poster below.

For full pricing break down including VIP packages visit GovBall.Eventbrite.com

In terms of an economic impact, Governors Ball generated $49 million in economic benefits for New York City in 2015, a 29% increase over the previous summer, creating 353 local jobs and $23 million in wages in the process. Many of the jobs and economic benefits were generated in the East Harlem and South Bronx communities, which surround Randall’s Island. The festival also maintains a long track record of giving back to its community by working with, and donating to local organizations, non-profits, and community groups. More information on Governors Ball’s economic impact and community engagement may be found here.

Relive an epic weekend at Governors Ball 2015 via the 2015 recap film.

Aside from great music, fun in the sun lawn games, and eye catching art installations, the coming 2016 festival will again present attendees with a dizzying array of culinary options as curated by The Infatuation. New York City’s best gourmet food trucks and trend setting restaurants will be on hand to offer up their most delicious and satisfying fare to hungry music fans. A confirmed list of vendors for 2016 will be announced in the coming weeks.

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