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18 January 2023

Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar To Headline 2023 Governors Ball

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The Governors Ball Music Festival 2023 is taking place from 9-11 June at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York. The line-up is headlined by Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar and Odesza.

Other artists featured on the bill include Lil Nas X, HAIM, Rina Sawayama, Pusha T, Snail Mail, Lil Uzi Vert, Diplo, Giveon, Lil Baby, PinkPantheress, Black Midi, Girl in Red, Tems, Finneas, Kenny Beats, Kim Petras, Omar Apollo, Joey Bada$$, Amber Mark, and Syd, among others. Visit the Governors Ball website for further information about the event.

In a statement about the move to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Governors Ball co-founder Tom Russell said: “Words can’t express how excited we are to bring Governors Ball to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, one of the most special and storied parks in all of New York City. Since moving to Queens in 2021 we’ve been overwhelmed by the welcome the community has shown us, and we look forward to continue being a part of and giving back to that community for years to come. We are honoured to call such an iconic venue our new home, and we thank Mayor [Eric] Adams and his administration and Queensborough President Donovan Richards for their trust and support.”

Earlier this week, Lizzo was revealed among the headline acts for the 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, along with Ed Sheeran and Dead & Company.

Other big names at the top of the event’s roster include Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Santana, Jon Batiste, Jill Scott, Robert Plant & Allison Krauss, Kane Brown, H.E.R., Steve Miller Band, Jamie Cullum, Mavis Staples, Irma Thomas, Buddy Guy, Tank & The Bangas, Preservation Hall Brass Band, Cyril Neville, Marcus King, Los Lobos, Allison Russell, Charlie Musselwhite, Melissa Etheridge and many, many more.

The Louisiana-based fest will take place across two weekends from April 28 to May 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course. Tickets packages come in either a three-day option for $240 on weekend one or a four-day option for $290 on weekend two, with additional early bird and VIP ticketing available while supplies last.

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