Gov Ball 2020: Randall’s Island New York | Music Festival in US

Randall's Island, New York, US Start Date: 05/06/2020 End Date: 07/06/2020

Gov Ball Music Festival

While the Governor’s Ball might sound like masses of wealthy colonials venturing up stone staircases toward vaulted double doors that open to an exquisite ballroom playing classical music, it is nothing of the sort.

Notice: Gov Ball 2020 has been canceled

Gov Ball Music Festival

While the Gov Ball might sound like masses of wealthy colonials in a exquisite ballroom playing classical music, it is nothing of the sort.

  • Notice: Gov Ball 2020 has been canceled

Let’s try: A flamboyant display of a wondrous variety of New Yorkers and travelers from all over the world.

Gathering together in the city to dance their hearts out, express themselves, create art, enjoy delicious food, and sing alongside 60+ of their favorite musicians – a contemporary music festival.

marshmello man costume sitting with his girlfriend at gov ball 2017

Someone’s a fan of Marshmello Man, but so are we. By Dimitri Rodriguez via


As New York City’s longest running music festival, The Governors Ball will be at it again for a 9th year, from Friday, June 5th ‘till Sunday, June 7th, 2020, at the glorious Randall’s Island Park.

Governors Ball Past Lineup

Who they are

A state-of-the-art music festival with a New York heart with music being their preeminent focus.

They have brought in headliners such as The Strokes, Empire of the Sun, Atmosphere, Modest Mouse, Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Skrillex, Drake, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, and so many others; genres for everyone to enjoy.

In 2017, they had over 66 artists playing across 4 different stages!

caleb followfill from the kings of leon

Caleb Followill from the Kings of Leon. By ANSPressSocietyNews


Gov Ball 2020 Lineup

2020 has been no different from past year, expect this year might be their best lineup. See the lineup or the daily lineup below:

gov ball 2020 lineup

gov ball 2020 by day lineup


Governors Ball 2018 Lineup

They did it again! Gov Ball released a top lineup for 2018, featuring Eminem, Travis Scott, Dj Khalid and many more headliners. The full list is currently in the official gov ball website.



the gov ball 2018 lineup by day

What Is Governors Ball All about

What they love

FOOD, of course! One of The Governors Ball’s main focuses is to bring in the best food from the foodie capital of the world by selecting from top-notch restaurants, food trucks, and menus.


new york hot do food stand

This guy knows his hot dogs. By Tony Fishcer


In year’s past, they have fed their festival attendee’s delectable eats from vendors such as: Dan and John’s Wings, The Spaghetti Incident, Wowfulls, Black Tap, Bluestone Lane, Streetbird Rotisserie, and Mario By Mary.

How They Connect

Governors Ball heightens the music festival experience and brings people together by coordinating activities such as life-size board games, silent discos, mini golf, and much, much more!

three people playing a massive jenga at gov ball 2017.

That’s one massive Jenga. By Dimitri Rodriguez via


When they create: To color, beautify, and spice up the festival, Governors Ball brings in art installations, inspiration, and bold statements from all around the city to show off and encourage New York City’s colorful, vibrant, and unique spirit.

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Gov Ball 2018: Be Part Of The Legend

Buy your tickets soon to become part of one of New York City’s favorite festivals and gatherings of the year!

Boogie down, shake your tails feathers, head bang, express yourself, stuff your face with amazing food, share art, make friends, and sing your heart out at this year’s 2018 Governors Ball!

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