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Our Favorite Photos From Governors Ball 2019

Views From New York City's Largest Music Festival

Jun 06, 2019
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Although Governors Ball came to a stormy end Sunday night, its ninth edition held no shortage of memorable moments at New York City's Randalls Island. A mesmerizing set from metallic French DJ Gesaffelstein, a dreamy golden hour with GRAMMY's Album of the Year winner Kacey Musgraves, and nothing short of a work of art from Florence + The Machine all highlighted an unforgetable weekend. 

While just the second time organizers have been forced to cancel a day, lost sets from Kanye West in 2016 and The Strokes this year had passionate fans on social media calling for a date change in the future. Undeterred, organizers decided to issue refunds for Sunday, quickly addressed fans in a reddit AMA, and announced the festival would return to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2020, June 5-7. 

Intrepid photographer Dana Pacifico weathered the storm to be our guide through the weekend. Check out some of her best shots recapping the fesitivites below. 

Welcome to GovBall NYC. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Syd Tha Kyd, The Internet. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Dev Hynes, Blood Orange. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Festival days. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Brockhampton. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Lil Wayne. Photo: Dana Pacifico

French DJ Gesaffelstein's mesmerizing production. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Tyler, The Creator. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Kacey Musgraves. Photo: Dana Pacifico

The 1975's impressive stage production. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Matthew "Matty" Healy, The 1975. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Florence Welch, Florence + The Machine as The Winged Victory of Samothrace. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Lily Allen brightened up a rainy final day. Photo: Dana Pacifico

Governors Ball honored former performer Mac Miller, who passed away in 2018. Photo: Dana Pacifico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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