This past weekend, I made the trek out to Flushing, Queens, for The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, New York's newest music festival put together by Founders Entertainment, the promoters behind Governors Ball. From a distance, it appears...Show More Summary
This summer, when New York City’s annual Governors Ball Music Festival met a new rival in the Panorama Music Festival, which took place on the same Randall's Island grounds mere weeks later, questions arose about the sustainability of a growing New York City festival circuit. The list of artists capable ... More »
The inaugural Meadows Music and Arts Festival in the Citi Field parking lot was the first shot by the producers of the Governors Ball.
Nothing ever goes according to plan, and sometimes that means you get to spend the weekend with Chance the Rapper — not the Weeknd, though. He was busy. After Governors Ball canceled the third day of the festival and enraged Kanye West...Show More Summary
There were controversy and bumps in the road throughout the lead up to the inaugural installment of the Meadows, the new Queens festival brought to us by the same people behind Governors Ball. Ever since Goldenvoice announced plans for Panorama — their NYC-spinoff of Coachella, taking place on the same grounds as GovBall not even […]
Kanye West and Founders Entertainment have not had good luck together. Kanye ended up not performing at Governors Ball after the fest’s third day was cancelled due to inclement weather, and tonight, he ended his set at The Meadows early due to a family emergency. He stopped the show after being pulled aside in the […]
Take a look at this weekend’s lineup for The Meadows, the inaugural fall festival from Founders Entertainment — the organizers behind New York's annual summer festival, Governors Ball — and you may spot a name that stands out from among...Show More Summary
In June, the organizers behind Governors Ball announced a new NYC festival called the Meadows. The festival will take place on October 1 and 2 at Citi Field in Queens. Today, the festival announced that the Weekend had to drop out “due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts.” He has been replaced by J. Show More Summary
Emmys 2016: Tatiana Maslany, Rami Malek, 'Game of Thrones' and Jimmy Kimmel lead a gala that reflects TV's bold new age Sept. 19, 2016, 12:40 p.m. What will Sunday's 68th Primetime Emmy Awards be remembered for? "Game of Thrones" won best drama series, while "Veep" took home the top comedy award."The...
Emmys 2016: Nerds win big with Tatiana Maslany, Rami Malek and 'Game of Thrones' Sept. 18, 2016, 9:40 p.m. "Game of Thrones" won best drama series at the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, while "Veep" took home the top comedy award. "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" also earned several...
Nestled between the season's largest, most expensive music festivals—Governors Ball, Panorama, Electric Zoo, and The Meadows—is the Elements Festival, a more low-key option that manages to pack a weekend's worth of revelry into a single day. Show More Summary
When AEG entered the NYC festival game this year with their Panorama event, they wanted to host it in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Governors Ball also wanted to relocate there from Randall's Island. And MSG was hoping to hold their first music festival there, too. Show More Summary
After years of feverishly scrolling through Instagram photos of my friends at Coachella and jealously eyeing epic Snapchats from Governors Ball, I was finally able to attend my first music festival at the ripe old age of 25. Like any...Show More Summary
With a record 113 categories to deal with the Television Academy has split up the primetime categories into three separate shows with three separate and identical Governors Balls. As previously announced the Creative Arts Emmy Show will now take place over the course of two nights on September 10 and September 11. Show More Summary
Back in May, Sia, Miguel and AlunaGeorge announced a tour which didn't include a NYC show, but it was before Miguel played Governors Ball and before Sia and AlunaGeorge played Panorama... Continue reading…
For the past several years, Governors Ball has been New York’s sole big mainstream music festival. That changed earlier this year, with the announcement of Panorama — the Eastern outpost of Coachella, essentially. The news was met with some resistance, controversy, and interpretation, with some people (i.e., those behind Gov Ball) trying to position the […]
Pop boundary pushers Christine & the Queens were last in NYC for Governors Ball, and today they announced a tour that brings them back here in the fall. They'll play their largest headlining NYC show yet... Continue reading…
Rain and a much bigger rival threatened to sink the startup behind Governors Ball. But its founders had another card to play.
Robyn just completed a short run of festivals in North America, including a headline set at Governors Ball. Ahead of these shows she invited some of her favorite artists in dance music from across the globe to remix key tracks from throughout her career, she performed these new versions of the songs live at the […]
Kanye West has been a tough act to catch lately, but not for lack of trying on behalf of the hip-hop superstar or his fans. After the June 5th Governors Ball festival date, which he would have headlined, was cancelled due to weather, rumors swirled of a late-night pop up [...]