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Governors Ball 2016 Lineup Revealed, Kanye West Headlines

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The Governors Ball Festival, held annually at Randall’s Island Park in New York City, has released the official lineup for its 2016 run scheduled for June 3-5.

As the lineup reveals, Kanye West will be this year’s headliner (as he was in 2013), receiving topline status with other big names including The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, and Robyn (!!!). Although this year’s lineup is missing pop goddesses Marina and the Diamonds and Lana Del Rey—who were both major acts at last year’s festival—it does boast other pop favorites such as Betty Who, Years & Years, CHVRCHES, Miike Snow, Galantis, and HAIM.

In addition to the names mentioned above, the rest of the lineup is as follows: Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Of Monsters and Men, Chet Faker, Two Door Cinema Club, Father John Misty, Jamie xx, Bloc Party, Gary Clark Jr., Miguel, Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram), Matt and Kim, Lord Huron, Action Bronson, Purity Ring, Mac Miller, Courtney Barnett, Joey Bada$$, Thomas Jack, Eagles of Death Metal, Duke Dumont, De La Soul, Cold War Kids, Vince Staples, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Misterwives, Against Me!, Christine and the Queens, Vic Mensa, Albert Hammond Jr., Bat for Lashes, Jon Bellion, Fidlar Marian Hill, Bob Moses, Elle King, Thundercat, The Knocks, Torres, Bully Boogie, Circa Waves, Meg Mac, Black Pistol Fire, Blank Range, London Souls, Louis the Child, Public Access T.V., Day Wave, Nothing, Holly Miranda, Whilk & Misky, Eliot Sumner, Tor Miller, and Transviolet.

For tickets and other event information, visit the Governors Ball page over at Eventbrite.

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