Governors Ball Announces 2016 Lineup Featuring Kanye West, the Strokes + the Killers
Governors Ball has unveiled its 2016 lineup, and it boasts headliners Kanye West, the Strokes and the Killers.
The New York City music festival will take over Randall’s Island once again from June 3-5. In addition to its trio of headliners, the roster includes Beck, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Of Monsters and Men, Chvrches, Haim, Father John Misty, Jamie xx, Miike Snow, Bloc Party, Gary Clark Jr., Miguel, Purity Ring, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett, Eagles of Death Metal, Against Me!, Bat for Lashes, Fidlar and Torres. See the complete rundown of artists right here.
This marks Governors Ball’s sixth year, and its headlining acts are all artists who could be poised for a big comeback in 2016. Fans are still eagerly anticipating West’s elusive Swish, while the Strokes are currently working on their long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s Comedown Machine. The Killers haven’t announced any plans for their first album since 2012’s Battle Born, but while promoting his latest solo effort The Desired Effect, frontman Brandon Flowers said the band would come back together when the time was right.
Tickets for the NYC festival are already on sale; you can purchase yours at this location.