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Welcome to our Governors Ball news & rumors page. Here you will find all the latest information on Governors Ball. Think of it like a blog dedicated just to bringing you all the latest, groundbreaking, earth shattering revelations on Governors Ball.

Governors Ball 2018 After Dark Shows Announced

Posted at April 24, 2018, 3:01 p.m.

Governors Ball After Dark shows are here. IF you have no idea what Governors Ball After Dark shows are we have a full guide, but it's pretty simple: they're essentially after party concerts that take place after each night of Governors Ball (and the Wednesday / Thursday before). Unfortunately due to restrictions Governors Ball has to end fairl...

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Governors Ball 2018 Releases Set Times

Posted at April 21, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

Governors Ball fans rejoice! We finally have set times. Of course, set times come with some sad news as you will soon be hit with a boat load of conflicts that will make it so you can't see many of the artists you ...

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Governors Ball Releases 2018 Food Vendors

Posted at April 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Governors Ball 2018 Releases Daily Lineup And Single Day Tickets

Posted at Jan. 22, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Governors Ball has released their daily lineups and single day tickets. If you can't commit (or afford) to go to all three days of Governors Ball you can now pick which day(s) you will attend. Here is what the prices look like for single day passes to Governors Ball 2018:

  • Single Day GA - $115 + $20 In Fees
  • Single Day VIP - $255 + $30 In Fe...

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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Review, Hidden Gems, Bands To See

Posted at Jan. 3, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Governors Ball 2018 Lineup

Governors Ball 2018 is here and we have a lot of thoughts. I assumed yesterday when Coachella announced their lineup and then Gov Ball immediately said they were announcing the next morning that one of the Coachella headliners was going to be present. It ended up I was right and Eminem is one of the three headliners at Gov Ball. Now that ...

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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Tomorrow Morning

Posted at Jan. 2, 2018, 7:29 p.m.

Governors Ball has announce that thier lineup will be coming tomorrow morning. As usual Goversnor Ball will release their lineup in early January for the upcoming 2018 edition. I will admit that I am expecting some Coachella crossover he...

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Governors Ball Announces 2018 Presale & Teases 12 Days of Hints

Posted at Dec. 5, 2017, 7:10 p.m.

Today in a surprise announcement Governors Ball announced a special, Holiday presale that will occur on 12/12/17 at Noon EST. This will be your first chance to snag passes for Governors Ball 2018, and likely the cheapest. General admission passes for Gov Ball 2018 will begin at $245 + fees, which is a solid deal given the prices of other music f...

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Governors Ball 2017 Food Review

Posted at June 8, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

Governors Ball is in New York, one of the top food destinations in the United States, so it’s not surprising at all that there were A LOT of delicious food options at Governors Ball in 2017. My fiancé, Shawn, and I literally wanted to try one of everything! Unfortunately, we do not have bottomless bank accounts or stomachs so we had...

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Governors Ball 2018 Info: Dates, Presale, Tickets, Lineup & More

Posted at June 4, 2017, 6:17 a.m.

Governors Ball has wrapped up for this year and now it's time to get ready for Governors Ball 2018. If you are still reminiscing about Gov Ball 2017 you can see our full review here. If you are ready to move on to Gov Ball 2018 then let's get to it. This will go over all of the important information you need to know for Gov Ball 2018: presale, l...

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Governors Ball 2017 Review: Best Sets, Art, Activities & More

Posted at June 4, 2017, 5:56 a.m.

Governors Ball 2017 Top Ten Sets

  1. Tool - Visually the best show I have ever seen

  2. Barns Courtney - Holy shit the energy was amazing, if you can get to a festival early that he is playing (Lollapalooza) I really recommend going

  3. Car Seat Headrest - Absolutely crushed it and their sound has improved impressively since we last saw them ...

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Governors Ball Releases Artist Signing Schedule

Posted at May 29, 2017, 1:51 p.m.

Gov Ball 2017 Artist Signings

Governors Ball today announced the artists who would be participating in the artists signings, and it's pretty awesome. If you are unaware, Live Nation festivals, such as Governors Ball, typically have an artist signing area where you can get some vinyls or your favorite t-shirts signed by some of the artists playing in the festival. A little ...

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Governors Ball 2017 Free Food and Activities

Posted at May 28, 2017, 12:47 p.m.

They say nothing ever comes free, but at Governors Ball that’s just not true. Well technically it’s not true, when you forget about the cost of the ticket you purchased a few months ago, but that was month ago, this stuff is free now! Governors Ball offers a ton of opportunities for free food, activities and experiences all designed ...

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Top Acts & Bands to See At Governors Ball 2017

Posted at May 19, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

We are now only a few weeks away from Governors Ball coming back to Randall's Island and our music research is on full blast. If you are looking for some Governors Ball playlists check out our Gov Ball playlist section where we have created some playlists based on genre. Anyways, everyone knows to check out Phoenix or Childish Gambino (just not ...

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Live Nation First Ever Festival Passport

Posted at May 18, 2017, 1:11 p.m.

Great news has been delievered this afternoon, Live Nation is offering an amazing new deal for festival lovers worldwide with the Festival Passport!

Festival Passport Surprise


What is the Festival Passport?

The Festival Passport is a single pass that grants you access to 90+ Live Nation festivals worldwide. The passes included are General Admission (GA) and ar...

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Governors Ball 2017 Announces Set Times & Schedule

Posted at May 16, 2017, 1:28 p.m.

Governors Ball has released their 2017 set times. Unfortunately they have decided to be pains in the ass and only release it in their app, and you need to go to each individual artist to see when they are playing. I'm sure eventually they will release the nice, clean Governors Ball set time poster, but right now it is only available in the app. ...

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Governors Ball Announces Their Food Vendors

Posted at April 27, 2017, 8:15 a.m.

Going to Governors Ball? Time to figure out what to eat: today Governors Ball released all of the food vendors that will be at Governors Ball 2017. I suggest you do a little research and check out the food at Governors Ball. Of festivals across the country they do one of the better jobs of stacking the festival with great delicacies from across ...

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Governors Ball Announces 2017 After Party / After Dark Shows

Posted at April 25, 2017, 7:11 a.m.

Gov Ball 2017 After Parties

Governors Ball 2017 is getting closer, and today they announced what you can do at night once Governors Ball ends. Today Governors Ball has announced their "After Dark" shows, which are shows that go on throughout New York City after Governors Ball ends for the evening. You can see the full list of shows above. Just in case you are new to Gove...

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One Week Left for Governors Ball 2017 Payment Plan

Posted at March 30, 2017, 4:41 p.m.

Governors Ball Payment Plan

Greetings Governors Ball 2017 procrastinators. Still debating if you are heading off to Randalls Island for Governors Ball 2017? Well, if you want to utilize the Governors Ball payment plan you need to decide quickly. Today Governors Ball announced that there is only one week left for their payment plan. If you do want to use the Governors Bal...

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Governors Ball Announces Single Day Lineup & Tickets

Posted at Jan. 31, 2017, 10:04 a.m.

Gov Ball Single Day 2017

Today Governors Ball released their single day lineups for the festival happening June 2-4.  The festival had previously released its lineup in its totality, but now you can see who will be playing each day.  You can see the full breakdown of the lineup in the image above.

Along with this announcement of the single day lineups is the ...

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Governors Ball 2017 Lineup Announced

Posted at Jan. 24, 2017, 5:09 p.m.

Gov Ball 2017 Lineup

Governors Ball today released their lineup and it is a doozy.  Probably the most eye catching name on the lineup card is Tool, who will be playing their first New York City show in over a decade. The founds of Governors Ball have wanted Tool since the festival began years ago and 2017 will be the year they finally got their white whale. &...

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