Stevie Nicks, Miley Cyrus, and Other Surprising Headliners for Governors Ball 2020

by Jeremy Spirogis
Solange performs at Way Out West

The 2020 Governors Ball, (also called Gov Ball) lineup is formally out and followers have blended emotions, to say the least. Because of final 12 months’s rain state of affairs, the pageant has since launched new guidelines concerning this weekend of music. Here’s what we all know in regards to the lineup of Gov Ball 2020.

The Gov Ball lineup consists of Vampire Weekend, Solange, Tame Impala, and Stevie Nicks

As one in every of New York’s largest and oldest music festivals, The Governors Ball is now celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the announcement of its 2020 line-up. Because this can be a weekend-long music pageant, Gov Ball formally introduced its by-day lineup on social media.

Friday’s headliners embody Stevie Nicks (previously of Fleetwood Mac,) Miley Cyrus, and Tame Impala. Saturday options Flume Vampire Weekend, and Ellie Goulding. Sunday options Missy Elliot, Solange, Rüfüs Du Sol, and H.E.R.

Previous headliners for Gov Ball embody SZA, The 1975, Tyler The Creator, and technically The Strokes, though they didn’t carry out final 12 months as a consequence of inclement climate. Once this music pageant introduced its artists coming to New York City for 2020, some followers took to social media, sharing their ideas.

“I can’t explain my excitement that Missy [Elliot] and [Jon] Bellion are same day Sunday. Thank you,” one Instagram remark learn.

“Great artists but no variety at all? Where [are] the rappers,” one other Instagram remark requested.

Solange performs at Way Out West
Solange performs at Way Out West | Julia Reinhart/Redferns

When and the place is The Governors Ball happening?

This 12 months, the pageant takes place from June 5-7, 2020. Unlike different music festivals, Gov Ball presents attendees the choice to purchase a 1-day ticket in the event that they solely need to see sure artists. While a 1-day ticket prices $125 plus charges, the 3-day ticket is out there for $315 plus charges.

There are additionally VIP packages and a “VIP Luxe” package deal, that features particular views of the mainstage and “comfortable lounge seating, chic decor, and is fully covered in the event of inclement weather.” The is a brand new tier of ticket buying, provided for the primary time throughout 2020.

Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music FestivalMiley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival
Miley Cyrus performs onstage in the course of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival Denise Truscello/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

This 12 months features a few new guidelines, primarily due to final 12 months’s rain-out

Last 12 months, attendees had been pushing down fences and sliding within the mud, all attempting to get off of Randall’s Island Park. Because that is an outside pageant and it started to rain, the music was lower brief and all attendees had been requested to go away the pageant for security causes. Some attendees had been pretty upset, not solely as a result of The Stroke couldn’t carry out, however the mass exit was lower than ultimate.

In an effort to make their pageant safer, The Governors Ball added new guidelines and laws to their weekend, probably the most vital being the brand new age coverage. Attendees underneath 18-years-old should be accompanied by an grownup over 21-years-old. The bogs have since been upgraded to a “more comfortable, more sanitary, and more pleasant experience.”

According to the Gov Ball web site, there might be extra drink stations, extra trash and recycling areas, and sustainability initiatives. To study extra about Gov Ball and to buy tickets, go to their web site.

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