2016 Governors Ball Looks Pretty Sick

New York City’s Governors Ball has revealed its lineup and a pretty sick line-up it looks too. . Kanye West, The Strokes and The Killers top the bill, with the likes of Robyn, Eagles Of Death Metal, Haim, Chvrches and Father John Misty also on the line-up.

The festival, which takes place at Randall’s Island Park in June 03 -05, welcomes back two previous headliners – Kanye West, who headlined three years ago in 2013, and The Strokes who played the year after.

This is The Killers’ first time headlining the festival though, and they’ll be flanked by a veritable feast of world-class acts – including Eagles Of Death Metal, for their first confirmed US performance since the Paris terror attacks last November.


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Hi, I am Alan. I live in Broadstone, Dorset with my wife, Shirley, my son, Ryan and two dogs called Bailey and Jasper. I have recently retired after working in the Armed Forces and in Public Service since 1977 so I now have a bit more time to do the things I love. Music is a huge part of my life and always has been. I have a broad taste in music and can find something to enjoy in most styles of music. I have always been attracted to music which has something to say, is outside the mainstream and is perhaps a bit rebellious. I guess my early influences were late 1970's Punk and new wave bands, especially those who came out of Northern Ireland where I grew up. I loved Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Rudi, Starjets etc but also bands like The Ramones, The Clash, The Jam and so on. I like singer songwriters including Van Morrison, Springsteen, Neil Young & Bob Dylan and in recent years I have become more interested in folk and acoustic music but I also love the sort of high drive energetic Folk/Punk music delivered by bands like The Levellers, Leatherat, Ferocious Dog and many others who frequent the UK Festival scene. I have long since lost the desire to spend my holidays laying around in the sun and these days am much more likely to be found in a muddy field somewhere in the UK during the festival season.

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