The Governors Ball NYC Music Festival has finally arrived! Tomorrow, June 23rd, concert-goers from near and far will travel to Randall’s Island for the event, which features indie darlings Beck, Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, and many, many more.
Before you head out to the island, however, you probably have to iron out a whole bunch of boring and potentially stressful details. For example, how do I get there? Wait, the festival’s on an island? I can’t swim that far! Oh my god I have to take the subway and I don’t even know where I’m going, I’m going to pass out. This is the worst.
Take a deep breath. We’ve got your back.
There are a few ways you can plan your trip. First and foremost, you can head over to the Governor’s Ball Official Website, which details all of the ways you can get to Randall’s Island. Shuttle to the festival from both BK and Philly are SOLD OUT but you can still buy regular ferry tickets for $25 or parking passes if you plan on driving.
If you don’t have a transportation pass associated with the festival itself and still need to get there, download MyCityWay Now, a free app for ALL of your transportation information to and from the city. You can get real-time subway info so you don’t miss your favorite band’s set. If you’re driving, you can even check MyCityWay’s traffic cam feature to find an alternative route!
While You’re There
Just a few days ago, Governor’s Ball released the official Festival Map and the schedule of performances.
K. Flay - 11:45 to 12:10 pm. Honda Stage.
Art Vs Science - 12:15 to 12:45 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Walk the Moon - 12:50 to 1:20 pm. Honda Stage.
Penguin Prison - 1:25 to 2:05pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Big Gigantic - 2:10 to 2:55pm. Honda Stage.
Santigold - 3:00 pm to 3:40 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Special Disco Version - 3:45 to 4:30 pm. Honda Stage.
Major Lazer - 4:35 to 5:30 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Atmosphere - 5:25 to 6:15 pm. Honda Stage.
Chromeo - 6:20 to 7:20 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Duck Sauce - 7:25 to 8:25 pm. Honda Stage.
Passion Pit - 8:30 to 9:45 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Kid Cudi - 9:50 to 11:00 pm. Honda Stage.
Turf War - 11:45 to 12:10 pm. Honda Stage
Alberta Cross - 12:15 to 12:45 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
The Jezabels - 12:50 to 1:30 pm. Honda Stage.
Freelance Whales - 1:35 to 2:15 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Phantogram - 2:20 to 3:00 pm. Honda Stage.
Cults - 3:05 to 3:45 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Devendra Banhart - 3:50 to 4:35 pm. Honda Stage.
Built to Spill - 4:40 to 5:25 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Cage the Elephant - 5:30 to 6:15 pm. Honda Stage.
Fiona Apple - 6:20 to 7:20 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Explosions in the Sky - 7:25 to 8:25 pm. Honda Stage.
Modest Mouse - 8:30 to 9:40 pm. Hype Machine Stage.
Beck - 9:45 to 11:00 pm. Honda Stage.
(Schedule from the Gov Ball Official Website)
You can view the Festival Map below:
After the Show
Looking for something to do after the show? If you’re not exhausted and ready to crash immediately, the free MyCityWay Now App can tell you where to get what you need, whether it’s a cold brew, Free Wifi, a Public Restroom, or a bite to eat.
There’s also an AFTER PARTY with discounts for all Gov Ball ticket stub holders!
The after party will take place at:
Governor’s Ball Music Festival and Red Bull Academy After Party:
Nobody Beats the Drum, Cubic Zirconia, XXXChange, Brenmar
SAT, JUNE 23, 2012 DOORS: 11:30 PM / SHOW: 11:59 PM $5.00 - $10.00
See more details here.
That’s all for now! For more updates visit the official Gov Ball Twitter (@GovBallNYC), visit the official event website, and we’ll be live-tweeting from our very own @MyCityWay twitter handle. Safe travel and have fun ballin’ out at the show!