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What's going on Thursday? (Azealia Banks, The Weeknd, Hiss Golden Messenger, Tommy Stinson, Diarrhea Planet & more)

photo: Azealia Banks at Governors Ball 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Azealia Banks, Manolo Rose @ Terminal 5 It took Azealia...

Baio announces 2016 tour, streaming remix "expansion pack"; Rostam is on the new Ra Ra Riot song (listen)

photo: Baio w/ Vampire Weekend at Governors Ball 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio (who goes by Baio in his solo project) released his first solo album, The Names, in September via Glassnote. He recently went...

Governors Ball hauls in economic benefits to NYC

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The festival's economic analysis comes to the city comes as organizers try to fend off an effort from AEG to hold a competing event.

Now Governors Ball Wants To Do A Festival In Queens, Too

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

At the end of September, we reported that AEG, the production company behind Coachella and Firefly, was in talks with the city of New York to host a new music festival called Panorama in June 2016 in Queens’ Flushing Meadows Corona Park. That’s the same month that Governor’s Ball comes to NYC’s Randall’s Island every […]

now the Governors Ball people want to do a festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park too

How many big music festivals can Flushing Meadows Corona Park handle in a year? (Or NYC for that matter?) The potential number keeps growing. First, AEG -- the owners of Goldenvoice, the people behind Coachella -- applied to do...

Madison Square Garden Wants To Host A Music Festival In Queens, Too

While NYC has been a bit of a musical festival desert in the past, the independent company behind Governors Ball found a way to make it work. And now that they've hit their stride, creating a workable business model that has succeeded in the city, bigger companies are coming in and threatening their existence. [ more › ]

MSG now also trying to throw a Queens music festival the same month as Panorama and Governors Ball

photo: MSG during the recent Blur show (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) We already knew that AEG Live was planning a Queens music festival called Panorama for June (that may or may not include an LCD Soundsystem reunion) which Governors...

Inside New York's Music Festival Turf Battle

Is New York big enough for two summertime music festivals? The creators of Governors Ball, the area's dominant event, think not – and they're getting City Hall involved. Last month, The New York Daily News reported that AEG Live – the mega-promoters behind the Coachella and Firefly festivals – plan to...

Governors Ball Fights Back Against NYC Coachella

Governors Ball Is Mad As Hell And Isn't Going To Take It Anymore.

Governors Ball Organizers Have Started a Petition to Veto Coachella in NYC

Organizers of New York’s ever-popular Governors Ball festival have started a petition to stop the people behind Coachella from taking over its territory. Read more...

Governors Ball Seeks City's Help To Stop Coachella East

It was recently announced that AEG Live, the company behind Coachella, was eyeing Queens for an East Coast version of their festival, to be called Panorama. That's fine... but they scheduled it for just two weeks after the independently run Governors Ball, and have reportedly been securing headliners that would potentially have gone on the Ball's bill. [ more › ]

Governors Ball petitions to reject Coachella-like festival

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A local group of music festival organizers are petitioning Mayor de Blasio to reject a proposal to host a Coachella-like event in Queens.

Coachella Wants to Start a New York Music Festival; Governors Ball Appeals to Mayor de Blasio to Block It

The Governors Ball Music Festival, an independent festival that has played hosts to acts like Kanye West, Drake, the Black Keys, and Tame Impala, is going to battle with AEG, the promoter behind Coachella. AEG has plans to launch the Panorama Music Festival, a three-day event, in June 2016 —... More »

Governors Ball petitioning to stop AEG Live's new NYC festival

photo: Governors Ball 2015 (more by Gretchen Robinette) You may know that AEG Live (the people behind Coachella, Firefly, etc) are planning a new Queens festival tentatively called Panorama to happen during the same month as Governors Ball. The GovBall...

Governors Ball Petitions Mayor To Block “NYC Coachella”

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A couple weeks back we reported on rumors that AEG Live (the production company behind both Coachella and Firefly) was in talks with the city of New York regarding a potential new music festival to be held in June 2016 in Queens’ Flushing Meadows Corona Park. We also noted that June 2016 will be “the […]

Coachella Organizers Eyeing Queens' Flushing Meadows Park For Music Fest

Not so long ago, major music festivals struggled to succeed in the NYC area, with many attempts lasting just one or two years. But with the success of Governors Ball, it looks like NYC is becoming attractive to festival organizers once again. According to the Daily News, "Coachella could be coming to Queens." [ more › ]

What's going on Friday? (JAMC, Decemberists, Built to Spill, Bob Mould, CocoRosie, Cheap Trick, Cavity, Heaters & more)

photo: The Decemberists at Governors Ball 2015 (more by PSquared) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... The Decemberists, Lucius @ Radio City The Decemberists have both a new...

Emmy winners make Governors Ball their first party of the night

After the Emmy Awards presentation wraps, the first stop of the rest of night is the Governors Ball, held this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, just a few hundred feet from the Microsoft Theater in downtown L.A.

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