The New York-based event is back for its tenth anniversary.
May 5, 2021 The New York-based event is back for its tenth anniversary. The 2020 edition of the Governors Ball Music Festival was canceled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Governors Ball organizers are now ready to bring back the event with A$AP Rocky, Post Malone, and Billie Eilish at the top of the bill. This years full lineup was revealed to the public on Wednesday. Besides the headliners, festivalgoers will also get to see other acts such as DaBaby, Future, Freddie Gibbs, EarthGang, Megan Thee Stallion, Amin, Cordae, 21 Savage, Young Thug, Burna Boy, and more. A post shared by The Governors Ball (@govballnyc) As a result of the coronavirus crisis, most of the 2020 festival season was called off. Cities and states across America are now starting to reopen businesses follow a decline in COVID cases and an increase in vaccinations. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced May 19 as the date for a major reopening with outdoor large stadium capacity going up to 33% on that date. The decision to allow larger gatherings in New York was made in conjunction with neighboring states New Jersey and Connecticut. The tide is turning against COVID-19 in New York, and thanks to our increasing vaccination rates, as well as our successful, data-based regional approach, were able to take more steps to reopen our economy, help businesses and workers, and keep moving towards returning to normal, said Governor Cuomo. Other festivals have also announced they are coming back in the upcoming months. A$AP Rocky, Post Malone, and Travis Scott will close out the three respective nights for