Governors Ball

  • Governors Ball 2012 Recap

    Governors Ball 2012 Recap

    Governors Ball 2012 Recap

    In 2010, New York City's Governors Island (QRO venue review) opened up to concerts with ‘Gone To Governors’ free concert series.  It didn't come back last year, but instead there was the one-day regular,...

  • Governors Ball 2012 Preview

    Governors Ball 2012 Preview

    Governors Ball 2012 Preview

    In 2011, a new festival came to the Big Apple in the form of the one-day electronic fest Governors Ball, housed down south of Manhattan on Governors Island.  In 2012, Governors Ball returns with a new location, and...

  • Governors Ball Recap

    Governors Ball

    It was set to be a whole day of peace, love and rock ‘n’ r...  Well not exactly, but Governors Island was hosting its first festival of the summer, Governors Ball.  The ferries were on the starting blocks,...

  • Governors Ball Preview

    Governors Ball Preview

    Off the southern tip of Manhattan, but closer to Brooklyn than Jersey (unlike poseurs Liberty & Ellis Islands...), Governors Island has struggled to raise its profile since the Coast Guard base there was closed in 1996 (hey, Smothers Brothers...