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

© Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
© Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
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, a xyz band from xyz, performed Friday on the Big Apple Stage. © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
MUNA's eneregtic set and unexpected Evanescence cover rocked the main stage © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Kehlani © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
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 returned to the stage for his Governors Ball to a loud and dedicated crowd © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Danny Brown performing on the Bacardi Stage © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Fans up front and ready for ScHoolboy Q. © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
ScHoolBoy Q © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lorde started her set veiled and singing directly into the camera © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lorde © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Flume lit up the crowd, literally.  © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Chance the Rapper closed out the night © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Lo Moon commanded the early afternoon crowd on day 2 © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Stormzy hyping before the start of his set. © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Car Seat Headrest © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Taylor Rice of Local Natives © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Local Natives singer Taylor Rice singing from the floor on day two © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Ballons, which changed colors each day, were a staple of festival © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip

Wu-Tang Clan

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 © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
The Avalanches, fresh off a flight from Australia, pumped up a slightly damp but happy crowd. © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Remnants of the popular festival drink © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Phantogram © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
The rain stopped by sunset and crowds gathered for the final headliners of the weekend. © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip
Logic closes out the Big Apple stage on Sunday night of Governors Ball. © Amanda Suarez
Governors Ball Music Festival 2017 © Amanda Suarez/Culture Trip