“A festival with a New York heart”

- New York Times


“Festival-goers were treated to three days of beautiful sun and loud music, featuring headlining sets from Outkast, the Strokes and Jack White.”
- Rolling Stone


“This year’s Governors Ball Music Festival went off without a hitch as fans in the New York City area were treated to three days of sunny weather and great music.”
- Relix


“These people know how to draw a crowd that genuinely cares about live music.”
- Consequence of Sound


“Governors Ball 2014 was an absolute success, packed to the brim for its three days”


“It was an incredible three-day party at Randall’s Island in Manhattan.”
- Complex Mag

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“This urban bash has grown into a major contender”
– Rolling Stone


“Governors Ball truly is the cream of the crop… so far.”
– Death And Taxes


“Governors Ball in NYC is currently leading the pack for ‘Best Festival Lineup'”
– The 405


“New York’s First Successful Music Festival”
– Consequence of Sound


“Acts that have gotten top billing at festivals like Coachella in previous years have been knocked down to second-font status (sorry, Phoenix) — that’s how much star power we’re dealing with.”
– Idolator


“The Governors Ball lineup has just been revealed. And, we may have freaked out a little when we saw it, because this roster is quite certainly the best in the festival’s four-year history.”
– Refinery 29

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