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Governors Ball, Gambino, and Gifs: A Weekend in Photos

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Updated: 6 June 2017
Governors Ball Music Festival jump-started New York’s summer festival season this past weekend with three days of performances and only a little bit of rain. A diverse set of headliners set the festival up for a wide ranging and changing crowd scattered across Randalls Islands. Relive the weekend or see what you missed with Culture Trip’s three-day photo recap below.
Roosevelt performed Friday on the Big Apple Stage.
Roosevelt performed Friday on the Big Apple Stage. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
MUNA performing on the main stage | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
MUNA performing on the main stage | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Kehlani
Kehlani | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
The first day of the festival was bright and sunny.
The first day of the festival was bright and sunny. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip


Tove Lo showing off her moves on the Honda stage.

Charles Bradley returning to the stage for Governors Ball to a loud and dedicated crowd
Charles Bradley returning to the stage for Governors Ball to a loud and dedicated crowd | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Danny Brown performing on the Bacardi Stage
Danny Brown performing on the Bacardi Stage | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Fans up front and ready for ScHoolboy Q.
Fans up front and ready for ScHoolboy Q. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
ScHoolBoy Q
ScHoolBoy Q | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lorde starting her set veiled and singing directly into the camera
Lorde starting her set veiled and singing directly into the camera | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lorde
Lorde | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Flume lit up the crowd, literally.
Flume lit up the crowd, literally. |  © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Chance the Rapper closing out the night
Chance the Rapper closing out the night | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lo Moon commanding the early afternoon crowd on day 2
Lo Moon commanding the early afternoon crowd on day 2 | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Stormzy hyping before the start of his set.
Stormzy hyping before the start of his set. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Car Seat Headrest
Car Seat Headrest | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Taylor Rice of Local Natives
Taylor Rice of Local Natives | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Local Natives singer Taylor Rice singing from the floor on day two
Local Natives singer Taylor Rice singing from the floor on day two | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Balloons, which changed colors each day, were a staple of festival
Balloons, which changed colors each day, were a staple of festival | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip

Wu-Tang Clan

Crowd view from the Honda Stage
Crowd view from the Honda Stage | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip

Childish Gambino closed out day two and alluded to a “final” album to come.

Sunday started off grey and rainy, but that didn’t stop anyone from seeing Warpaint, who played on the Big Apple stage
Sunday started off grey and rainy, but that didn’t stop anyone from seeing Warpaint, who played on the Big Apple stage | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
The Avalanches, fresh off a flight from Australia, pumping up a slightly damp but happy crowd.
The Avalanches, fresh off a flight from Australia, pumping up a slightly damp but happy crowd. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood
Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Remnants of the popular festival drink
Remnants of the popular festival drink | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Phantogram
Phantogram | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
The rain stopped by sunset and crowds gathered for the final headliners of the weekend.
The rain stopped by sunset and crowds gathered for the final headliners of the weekend. | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Logic closing out the Big Apple stage on Sunday night of Governors Ball.
Logic closing out the Big Apple stage on Sunday night of Governors Ball. | © Amanda Suarez
Governors Ball Music Festival 2017
Governors Ball Music Festival 2017 | © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip