Only Single Day Tickets Remain, Festival App, Getting There and Weather…
June 22, 2012
2-DAY TIX SOLD OUT! Only Single Day Tix Remain
Saturday Ferry Tix are SOLD OUT as well
That’s right folks… 2-day tickets to the festival and Saturday ferry tix to the festival are sold out. Single Day Tickets are still available however and can be gotten here. Don’t sleep on these tickets people – they’re moving fast and you don’t wanna miss out on this year’s party.
Festival App – Download Now!
The official Gov Ball app is now available for download on all iPhone and Android devices. On this app you will find the festival map, the festival performance schedule, a comprehensive list of food vendors and their delicious offerings, and more. This app was entirely designed to give you, our beloved fans, the most information possible for Gov Ball 2012. Download the app and enjoy!
The build of a festival is an exciting thing, and we put together a little video teaser to show y’all what it’s like and get you good looking folks excited for things to come. Check it out here:
How To Get to the Festival
Getting to RANDALL’S ISLAND:
MTA: Take the 4/5/6 subway to 125th street and Lexington Avenue, & transfer to the our special line of x80 busses waiting right outside the stop to take you right to the festival
Ferry: From East 35th Street along the water – Saturday sold out, limited tickets for Sunday HERE
Shuttle: From Williamsburg’s McCarren Park – Sold out!
Walk/Bike: You can walk across the 125th RFK Bridge (entrance at 124th! in Manhattan) or the 103rd street bridge. Signage will guide you to us and both bridges will be open through the night.
Drive: Parking passes are still available and can be purchased HERE.
Cabs: Take a cab to Randall’s Island and tell the cabbie to take you to Icahn stadium. You won’t miss us…
Weather Could Not Be More Perfect
With that minor heat wave behind us, the weather forecast for this weekend looks absolutely perfect. Come out and enjoy a beautiful two days on Randall’s Island with your friends.
Special Announcements, Merch, Silent Disco and More…
June 21, 2012
Saturday and Sunday ferry tickets are almost sold out and we anticipate them being sold out by mid-day Friday. If you want to take the ferry to the fest, be advised that you need to get your ferry ticket ASAP!
Only a few regular VIP and All Access VIP tickets remain, so if you want to take advantage of these special areas, you should also get them ASAP! We anticipate them selling out by Friday evening.
YOU’RE DOING GREAT!
This weekend’s weather forecast looks phenomenal. So be sure to stay hydrated, lather up in sun screen, and give plenty of high fives to fellow Gov Ballers
Don’t forget that you can also take the subway and bus to the festival. The 4 and 5 subway lines go directly to 125th street where MTA shuttles will be going back and forth to the festival all weekend long.
We are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2012 Silent Disco Tent. Headlined by Dutch electronic sensations Nobody Beats the Drum, the Silent Disco will be a dance party oasis for those you looking for something different at Gov Ball. Stop by and join the hundreds of people dancing their asses off while wearing wireless headphones that music from live DJ’s!
2:00 – 3:00pm: Molly Joseph
3:05 – 4:00pm: CONT^CT
4:05 – 5:00pm: David Marmon
5:20 – 6:25pm: Nobody Beats the Drum – Headline Set
6:30 – 7:30pm: Jonathan Sollis
7:35 – 8:25pm: DJ Sookai
8:30 – 9:30pm: Hype Machine
9:35pm – 11pm: American Royalty
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Mr. Bonkerz
3:05pm – 4:00pm: DJ Sookai
4:05pm – 5:25pm: Jonathan Sollis
5:30pm – 6:25pm: CONT^CT
6:30pm – 7:30pm: David Marmon
7:35pm – 8:25pm: DJ Sookai
8:30pm – 9:30pm: Hype Machine
9:35 – 11pm: American Royalty
Gov Ball Merch is here!!
Gov Ball teamed up with our friends at Alternative Apparel for our official 2012 merchandise line! As you’ll see, these items are stylin’ and incredibly comfortable. Stop by the Merch tent in the center of the festival to pick up this year’s fresh new gear. Keep an eye out for our very limited edition, numbered, hand-printed official 2012 poster!
Our goal at Governors Ball is to produce the best music festival possible for our fans. With that in mind, we have made a few changes to our festival map, which will lead to an improved experience overall for everyone. Take a look at what we’ve done. It’s looking great!
Add your best photos to our #govballnyc collection
Follow us on Instagram (govballnyc) or Twitter for pictures that we’re uploading all week during the build. We’re using really cool filters. You can also view these on our Tumblr (itâ€™s new!) and Facebook.
When YOU are at Gov Ball this weekend, use #govballnyc to tag photos on Instagram and Twitter and they will be added to our live photostream, powered by Olapic.
Welcome to the first day of summer!
The Gov Ball team, from our temporary office pods on Randallâ€™s Island, is gearing up for a beautiful weekend as the Main Stage is built behind us.
Schedule Announced, Festival Map Released and Festival App Coming…
June 18, 2012
Alright party people, the time has come to announce the schedule for Gov Ball 2012! Among many amazing sets, you’ll be witnessing Beck’s first NYC show in 4 years, Passion Pit’s first NYC appearance since 2010, Fiona Apple’s first major NYC show in 7 years, and hometown heroes Duck Sauce playing their first NYC gig ever. Keeping with last year’s theme, there will be no overlapping sets, so you’ll be able to see every single minute of every single act’s set at the festival. Do your calisthenics and stay hydrated – lots of rocking out will be taking place. See you in 5 days – Gov Ball 2012 y’all!!
The festival map has been released! This detailed map will help you navigate around the event site and show you where every performance area, beverage station, food vendor, art installation, activity, ATM, and bathroom is located. We spent a lot of time designing this year’s festival site so that your experience is as kick-ass as humanly possible. Take a peek and get excited.
Festival App Coming Soon
We are stoked to release the 2012 festival app for all of you with smart phones. This app will be released on Thursday and will contain the daily schedules, festival map, a list of food vendors and their food offerings, as well as your festival e-ticket! That’s right, your festival e-ticket can be gotten through the Gov Ball festival app. So download the app, download your ticket, and party on.
Film Biz Recycling
We’re thrilled to have a few areas of the festival decorated by Film Biz Recycling, a not-for-profit organization creating socially responsible and sustainable solutions from media industry waste. They take donations from shoots in New York, donate most of what they get to charity and sell the rest to lucky apartment dwellers like you. FBR’s vast 11,000 square foot Prop Shop in Gowanus is open 7 days a week and receives loads of fun and funky new items everyday – so you never know what you’re going to find!