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 He has been replaced by J. Show More Summary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 [...]
Founders Entertainment, the company behind New York’s Governors Ball festival, are bringing a new fest called the Meadows to Queens, and a whole lot of people aren’t too happy about it. The Meadows is set to take place in the parking lot of the Mets’ Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on 10/1-2, which […]
The good people behind Governors Ball have a new NYC festival coming called The Meadows. You might be tempted to call it GovBall part 2 because Kanye West, whose set was canceled a few weeks ago at Governors Ball due to weather, is headlining, but a quick perusal of the Meadows’ lineup will reveal... Continue reading
Earlier this month, Kanye West was supposed to play Governors Ball and almost-kinda played Webster Hall (if you consider Kanye standing up through a sunroof and high fiving fans in the middle of 3rd Avenue for about 15 minutes an acceptable substitute for music being played, then he definitely put on quite the show). Show More Summary
After big festival stops like Bonnaroo and Governors Ball, M83 have announced that they'll be expanding their 2016 tour, including a new North American leg this fall. Dead Waves, Sofi Tucker, Chairlift, Tennyson, Shura and Yeasayer accompany them on certain dates... Continue reading…
New York City's Governors Ball music festival (photo: Hugh McIntyre). For a long time, New York City had a lack of large-scale music festivals, especially considering that it is one of the major metropolitan areas in the country, not to mention the world. There was no shortage of events taking place [...]
Earlier this year, Founders Entertainment, the people behind NYC's Governors Ball, said they also wanted to throw a festival in Queens. That has officially come to be... Continue reading…
A new NYC festival, the Meadows, from the folks behind Governors Ball, has announced its inaugural lineup. Headliners Kanye West, the Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, and Kygo will be joined by Grimes, Empire of the Sun, Pusha T, Kamasi Washington, Yeasayer, Chairlift, Bryson Tiller, and more. Show More Summary