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2013 Governors Ball Lineup Announced

January 22, 2013  |  4:00pm
2013 Governors Ball Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival was announced Tuesday and includes Kanye West, Nas, Kings of Leon and a still-to-be-determined mystery headliner among a total of 64 artists and bands set to play during the festival.

This time around the Governors Ball boasts more Top 40 juggernauts among its mostly indie rock lineup and has added a day to its overall length since last year, according to Billboard.com.

This will be rapper Kanye West’s first solo performance in New York City in five years. American indie music darlings Grizzly Bear and the English indie pop band The xx are both slated to play at the festival as well.

In addition to music events, the festival will offer other activities such as lawn games, ping-pong and something known as the Silent Disco, where you dance and listen to live DJs by wearing wireless headphones.

The 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival will take place June 7-9 on New York City’s Randall’s Island and early-bird tickets go on sale at noon on Friday Jan. 25.

Here’s the Full Lineup:

Kanye West
Kings of Leon
(Additional Headliner TBA)
Nas
Pretty Lights
The Avett Brothers
Grizzly Bear
The xx
Cut Copy
Beach House
Kendrick Lamar
The Lumineers
Animal Collective
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Young the Giant
Feist
Thievery Corporation
Bloc Party
Beirut
Of Monsters and Men
DFA 1979
Crystal Castles
Azealia Banks
Yeasayer
Local Natives
Gary Clark Jr
Best Coast
Dirty Projectors
Portugal. the Man
Miguel
Dinosaur Jr
Holy Ghost!
Divine Fits
Twin Shadow
Japandroids
Alt-J
Deerhunter
The Vaccines
Polica
Steel Pulse
TEED
Dillon Francis
Paper Diamond
Fucked Up
Wild Nothing
Icona Pop
The Knocks
MS MR
St. Lucia
Freddie Gibbs
Robert DeLong
GRiZ
Solid Gold
Bear Mountain
Pacific Air
Cherub
The Revivalsists
Swear & Shake
Roadkill Ghost Choir
Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics
Moon Hooch
ON AN ON
Haim
Reignwolf

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