Governors Ball Music Festival in NYC (Details and Dates)

Posted by The G on February 22, 2011 under GNN | Be the First to Comment

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Luke Steele of Empire of the Sun

Luke Steele of Empire of the Sun

Founders Entertainment are proud to present the inaugural Governors Ball Music Festival (www.govball.com), a one day event to be held June 18 on New York City’s Governors Island. Girl Talk, Pretty Lights, and Empire of the Sun are joined by Big Boi (of Outkast), Neon Indian, People Under The Stars, Mac Miller, Miami Horror, Passion Pit (DJ Set), Reptar, Outasight and other artists to be announced over the coming weeks. Closing out the festival will be Pretty Lights, whose rising popularity will be complimented by his brand new state of the art production.
The Governors Ball promises to be a massive mid-summer dance party of epic proportions. Performances will take place on two stages without overlapping sets, and feature stunning views. The artists appearing at the inaugural Governors Ball are diverse in scope and sound, spanning indie rock, dance, electronica, and hip hop, but the common theme and guiding force behind the festival is music that gets people of all walks of life moving, dancing and having a good time.

One of the final frontiers of the New York area concert scene, Governors Island has recently played host to a variety of successful music events including concerts by Erykah Badu, Panda Bear, Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, MIA, Sleigh Bells, Passion Pit and many others. The Governors Ball will mark the first time in which a full-fledged music festival will take place upon the island.  Access to and from the festival grounds will be via ferry boats, which will leave from Pier 11, at the corner of South Street & Wall Street in downtown Manhattan.
Tickets on sale at 10 am EST February 24th, 2011.
For more information visit www.govball.com

The Northside Festival! Tickets on Sale Now!

Posted by The G on June 10, 2010 under GNN | 2 Comments to Read

If you are going to be in the New York area from June 24 – 27th, cancel all your plans and get ready for 3 days of music, movies, art, drink specials and fun!  The 2nd annual Northside Festival, presented by The L Magazine, will be held at venues in and around Brooklyn and the lineup is pretty amazing!  Tickets for the Northside Festival can be purchased here.

After the jump, see the music and film lineup for this once-in-a-lifetime event, plus find out how you can win free tickets and an Ipad!

If that’s not enough to entice you, here’s something to sweeten the pot: James Franco will be there!

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