SAVE THE DATE FOR THE GOVERNORS BALL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012
EXPANDING TO TWO DAYS OF MUSIC, ART, AND ENTERTAINMENT
SATURDAY JUNE 23RD AND SUNDAY THE 24TH
FEATURING A DIVERSE ARRAY OF TALENT RANGING FROM HIP HOP, AND ELECTRONICA TO INDIE ROCK, AMERICANA AND POP
MOVING TO RANDALL’S ISLAND PARK
Founders Entertainment is excited to announce the dates for the 2012 Governors Ball Music Festival (www.govball.com). Expanding to two days, the festival will take place on June 23rdand 24th, providing festival attendees with a full weekends 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 to the bill. This coming years festival will also be moving locations to Randall’s Island Park. Founders Entertainment is excited about the opportunities presented by the new location including improved venue facilities and expanded transportation options for fans.
Bucking the prevailing trend of ill fated NYC area music festivals, in its inaugural year the Governors Ball Music Festival was a stunning success, drawing over 20,000 attendees to bask in the sun and take in 12 hours of non stop music from artists including Girl Talk, Pretty Lights, Big Boi, Neon Indian and Empire of the Sun among others. Festival attendees also took in a world class collection of art installations, took part in on site activities including Basketball, Beach Volleyball, and Ping Pong, while also enjoying great food and good beer.
Watch the Governors Ball Music Festival 2011 Recap video here.
|The Governors Ball – 2011 Recap video|
“A Gorgeous day on Governors Island…everyone seemed to leaves unburned and happy.” – Gothamist
“The line-up may have been small but the sound was still big.” –Billboard
“The inaugural year of a music festival is really a roll of the dice. You never know what you’re going to end up with. It can turn into a stunning success or an incredible disaster. Thankfully, the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City was definitely a success.” – Consequence of Sound
“As many area festival attempts often fall flat due to poor execution, the Governors Ball was a pleasant exception to the rule, leaving us looking forward to its return next year.”- Flavorpill
Stay tuned for additional information on Governors Ball Music Festival 2012 to be announced in the coming months!
In the mean time, Founders Entertainment are throwing a New Years Eve Party with Matt & Kim, Super Mash Bros., and Body Language. For additional information visit this link.http://foundersent.com/events/nye-2011/
About Founders Entertainment: www.foundersent.com
Founders Entertainment, promoters of the Governors Ball Music Festival, is a New York City based event production and promotion company formed by former employees of Superfly Productions, ICM and Paradigm Talent Agencies, and Zenbu Media Group. With wide-ranging experience within the music business and event promotion industries, Founders Entertainment is built upon a strong foundation of knowledge when it comes to throwing unique and highly entertaining world-class events. With the success of the As the former Director of Superfly Events Group, partner Tom Russell played an integral part in producing and project managing Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and the Superfly Jazzfest Concert Series. Partner Jordan Wolowitz has years of experience within the talent booking industry, having spent time at Paradigm Talent Agency and International Creative Management, handling day to day booking operations of Neil Young, Muse, and The Strokes, among others. Since receiving his MBA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, partner Yoni Reisman has taken part in all facets of the music business, working closely with Record Labels, Artist Management Companies, and large scale Festivals. Drawing upon this well rounded experience base, Founders Entertainment’s mission is to conceive, curate, and execute incredibly enjoyable events that not only feed people’s passion for live music, but also leave a lasting, positive impression on everyone involved.