Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs will headline the 2018 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York, Founders Entertainment announced today. The eighth edition of the festival will take place from Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3, again on Randall’s Island Park. Featuring performances include Eminem’s first headlining show in New York since 2010, Jack White, Travis Scott, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Halsey, N.E.R.D. (also in their first New York show since 2010), Khalid, the worldwide debut of Silk City (a new project from Diplo and Mark Ronson), The Gaslight Anthem performing their “‘59 Sound” album, Chvrches, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert and many more listed below. There is also a second-billed act to be revealed later.
Three-day general admission and VIP tickets are available at GovBall.com at a special “Announce Day” price until 11:59:59 PM EST; regular pricing begins January 4 at 12:00 AM EST.
Multiple food and drink options will be available on site, along with lawn games, mini golf, street art and more. According to a press release, Founders says the festival brought $62.4 million to the city’s economy, bringing its four-year total to more than $185 million. The 2017 festival featured Tool, Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, Lorde and several dozen others.
Governors Ball 2018 lineup, minus one act TBD:
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Gaslight Anthem (Performing “The ‘59 Sound”)
Silk City (Diplo + Mark Ronson)
Lil Uzi Vert
Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley
The Glitch Mob
Third Eye Blind
Westside Gunn & Conway
The Spencer Lee Band
Lou The Human