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Governors Ball

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...

Photos: 2010 Emmy Governors Ball At LA Live

AP/HuffPost | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- After being on his feet for three hours hosting the Emmy Awards, Jimmy Fallon couldn't sit down. He stayed upright accepting hugs an...

Deidre Crawford

82nd Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Deidre Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Curves and comfort food are the theme of this year's annual post-Oscar bash, the Governors Ball. The look for the night is "Streamline Moderne" with ...

Wolfgang Puck' Oscars After-Party Menu

Grub Street Los Angeles | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

We admit we still haven't caught up with all of the Best Picture nominees this year. But we do know the important stuff, like what George Clooney and ...

Governors Ball 2010: Michelle Obama Bares Her Arms In Black (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We were expecting to run a slideshow of the arrivals at Sunday night's White House Governors' Ball, but--thanks to the Salahis?--there seem to be no s...

Governors Ball 2010: Obama Toasts Constituents, Spouses (PHOTOS, VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The nation's governors and their spouses (or in Mark Sanford's case, his son Landon) gathered at the White House on Sunday night for the Governors' Ba...

Obamas To Host Governors At White House Ball

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — The first family will welcome some out-of-town guests to the White House on Sunday: a gathering of the nation's governors. Preside...

Michelle Obama Previews Governor's Ball Music, Shows Some Leg (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Sunday afternoon Michelle Obama gave a group of music students (and Glee Club members!) a special preview of the talent performing at Sunday night'...