Take a break from your winter-storm prepping to daydream about a warmer time: specifically, this summer and the eighth annual Governors Ball, which takes over NYC's Randalls Island June 1–3. The festival's lineup has been announced, and there's a lot to take in. Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott and Yeah Yeah Yeahs take the top spots (you did listen to that new Eminem album, right?), joined by Halsey, N.E.R.D. and rising R&B star Khalid. There's also a curious, crossed out name we can only speculate on, though that first letter does kind of look like an L....
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Headliners are only part of the equation, though. As usual, there's a long list of worthwhile acts to check out, including YouTube sensation turned pop singer Maggie Rogers, a new collaboration with Mark Ronson and Diplo, human bouncing ball Lil Uzi Vert, jubilant rapper/singer DRAM, Nashville country singer Margo Price, charismatic wordsmith 2 Chainz, passionate indie-rockers Japandroids, electronic/R&B artist Kelela, hip-hop "boy band" Brockhampton (which was one of our favorite acts at Afropunk last year), Oregon rapper Aminé and upstart pop singer Kali Uchis. We didn't even mention Third Eye Blind, who by the way, are playing.
Tickets have been on sale since December, but today you can get them for "special announce day pricing."
Governors Ball 2018 lineup
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Gaslight Anthem (Performing The ‘59 Sound)
Silk City (Diplo + Mark Ronson)
Lil Uzi Vert
Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley
The Glitch Mob
Third Eye Blind
Westside Gunn & Conway
The Spencer Lee Band
Lou The Human