By Blake Garris
Festival: Governors Ball, June 7 – 9
Location: Randall’s Island in New York, NY
Headliners: Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Guns N’ Roses
Why we’re excited to go: In addition to that impressive lineup of headliners the fest includes notable major label and independent acts such as Cut Copy, Bloc Party, Beirut, Local Natives, Yeasayer, Foals, Best Coast, Portugal. The Man, Japandroids, Deerhunter, Fucked Up and Grizzly Bear. And that’s only naming a few. If that’s not enough to get you interested the festival also includes ping pong tables and lawn games located all throughout the grounds, a “Silent Disco” where hundreds of people dance together with wireless headphones and a photo booth where you can make your own .gifs.