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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Governors Ball Dynamic Duos -- Priory and Angus & Julia Stone; Meet the Fat White Family

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The rock-pop Portland duo Priory (Brandon Rush and Kyle Sears) have been on an upward spiral since they dropped their first single "Weekend," which is featured on their appropriately titled Weekend EP.

The Epic Festival You Missed While You Were At Gov Ball

The Huffington Post | Milos Balac | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

New York’s glitterati and hypebeasts crammed together on Randall’s Island this weekend for three days of mud-soaked booty shaking, people watc...

Your Ultimate Guide to Summer Festivals and Concerts in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
GOBankingRates

Drake and The Black Keys are among the headliners for this year's Governors Ball, which invades Randall's Island Park nestled in the East River between Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. A three-day, round-trip ferry pass between Manhattan and the park costs $55, and a three-day pass for round-trip shuttle rides between Randall's Island and Brooklyn costs $65.

This Is Not a Music Festival; It's an Experience

Shana Fong | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Shana Fong

We're talking about the bigger picture, the greater experience, what you take with you long after the bands have left and your sunburn has faded. We're taking a look beyond the lineup: what's really drawing crowds to America's favorite festivals.

Live & Dangerous: Governors Ball 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.28.2015 | New York
Jeff Pollack

The famously muddy festival, held yearly on Randall's Island in New York, will take place from June 5-7 and features a stacked lineup for fans of pretty much any genre. Headliners for this year's fest include well-known acts - but we think it's the emerging acts that everyone will be talking about.

Sasha Bronner

When Hollywood's Biggest Stars Celebrate Themselves Tequila Is Involved, Naturally

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment

This year's Oscars ceremony may have seemed interminable, but for many of the stars in attendance it was just prologue to a night of parties. The ...

12 Underground Acts You Need to Hear at Sacramento's TBD Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While headliners like Blondie, Moby and Justice will grab headlines, there are dozens of other incredibly talented artists on the bill as well.

Damon Albarn Mesmorizes Irving Plaza

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As the planet gears up for the World Cup to kick-off on Thursday, Damon Albarn brought a United Nations of sound to his sold-out Governors Ball afterp...

Here's What Music Festival Style Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman & Raydene Salinas | Posted 06.09.2014 | Style

Ah, music festivals. There is something so uniquely thrilling about thousands of people gathering to experience the joy of live music and delicious (a...

25 Reasons We Can't Wait For Governors Ball

HuffPost Editors | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

Governors Ball might have one of the most dedicated fanbases of any major music festival. Thousands braved monsoon-like conditions last June on New Yo...

The Strokes First Performance In Three Years (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment

The Strokes performed their first show in nearly three years on Saturday night, May 31, at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester. The Julian Casablancas-f...

9 Upcoming Music Festivals in the World's Best Cities

AskMen.com | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

While music lovers have plenty of summer festivals to choose from, it's rarely the music alone that attracts a crowd. For our purposes, a festival is only as good as the city it's in.

Groupie vs. Nature: Governors Ball in a Tropical Storm

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Lauren Taylor Shute

What used to be a beautiful field filled with grass and, I'm assuming, Julie Andrews singing to the Swiss Alps, was now a lake of mud. People in ponchos (clear, so you can still see their festival fashion!) were knee-deep in liquid field.

HAIM Launches Summer Music Festival Circuit, Heading On Tour With Rihanna

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment

HAIM was born to rock. Ever since they could hold their heads up on their own, the trio of sisters, Este, 27, Danielle, 24, and Alana, 21, have bee...

Music Legend Swooping In To Save Kanye?

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West and Rick Rubin have reportedly teamed up to finish "Yeezus," West's album that's due out on the fast approaching date of June 18. A new...

Kia Makarechi

What It's Like To Book Kanye

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

When Governors Ball once again lands on New York's Randall's Island next month, the 3-year-old festival will mushroom to three days and bring with it ...

Oscar's Wines -- a Sterling Selection! And Montblanc's UNICEF Event!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Sitting on my table are two spectacular bottles of wine, which I had received after a special lunch with winemaker Alison Crary. I had been curious about the wine being served at the exclusive Governor's Ball after the Oscar ceremony... and she had all the answers.

WATCH: Governors Ball Lineup Released

Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

Organizers for the annual Governors Ball music festival announced the event's 2013 lineup on Tuesday. Kanye West and the Kings of Leon, and another ye...

On the Culture Front: A Day at Governors Ball and The Columnist

Chris Kompanek | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

I've generally believed that when large groups of people get together to hear music, some level of chaos is inevitable -- the light rail line at All Points West comes to mind -- but the organizers behind Governors Ball proved me wrong this weekend.

The Best Upcoming Summer Festivals

Posted 05.23.2012 | New York

With summer approaching fast, newly announced concert lineups, official festivals, and plenty of outdoor movie screenings are quickly taking over our ...

Beck And Modest Mouse Headlining This Year's Governors Ball

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

It might only be February, but it's never too early to start getting pumped for the summer months ahead. Here to help you daydream is this year's ...

PHOTOS: Emmy Winners Party Hard All Night

Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles

The 63rd Annual Emmy Awards went off without a hitch -- even with Charlie Sheen's impromptu nod to "Two and a Half Men" -- so there was a lot to celeb...

PHOTOS: An Inside Look At The Biggest Post-Emmys Bash

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 11.14.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Emmy winners – and even losers – won't be seeing red at this year's Governors Ball. That's because Sunday's official after-party...

Photos From This Weekend's Governors Ball

Posted 08.20.2011 | New York

Summer is here! And for New York that means a ton of hot/sweaty/dancy music festivals. First up -- Governors Ball on Governors Island. The amazing lin...

PHOTOS: Out And About This Weekend

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The stars came out to celebrate several big events around Los Angeles this weekend, like The 2010 Governors Awards, MOCA's annual "Artist's Museum" ga...