Governors Ball 2012: Beck, Passion Pit, Mod. Mouse, Chromeo


Founders Entertainment is excited to announce the lineup for the 2012 edition of the Governors Ball Music Festival. Expanding to two days in its second year, the festival will take place on June 23-24, providing attendees with a full weekend's worth of good times and great music spread across two stages with no overlapping sets.

Building upon the inaugural year line-up that focused on Dance, Hip Hop, and Electronica, Governors Ball 2012 will also incorporate Indie Rock, Americana, and Pop acts. There will be a distinct vibe to each day, with Saturday mirroring the lineup featured at Governors Ball 2011, and Sunday's bill focusing primarily on the expanded genres.

Single and Two Day tickets will be available, as well as VIP packages. A limited quantity of Pre-Sale tickets for the event will go on sale this Wednesday, February 22 at 5 am EST via Living Social. A direct link to this pre-sale will be made available on

General On Sale will begin Friday February 24 at 10 am EST via and feature a limited amount of Advanced Purchase GA tickets.

Full pricing and on-sale breakdown at

Click here to see this listing in our Festival Guide

Saturday, June 23

  • Passion Pit (First NYC show in 2 years)
  • Duck Sauce (feat. A-Trak and Armand Van Helden)
  • Chromeo
  • Special Disco Version (James Murphy and Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem)
  • Atmosphere
  • Major Lazer
  • Santigold
  • Big Gigantic
  • Penguin Prison
  • Walk the Moon
  • Art vs Science
  • K.Flay
  • Nobody Beats the Drum

    Sunday, June 24

  • Beck (First NYC show since 2008)
  • Modest Mouse
  • Explosions in the Sky
  • Devendra Banhart
  • Cage the Elephant
  • Built to Spill
  • Cults
  • Phantogram
  • Freelance Whales
  • Alberta Cross
  • The Jezabels
  • Turf War


    [Published on: 2/21/12]

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