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Governors Ball day 3 recap, starring Kanye

Kanye West closed out the third day of

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Kanye West's set on Sunday, the last night of Governors Ball, began with black-and-white video footage of three lunging, feral dogs, obscured almost entirely by shadow. That turned out to be a good indication of what was to follow: a performance that was all snarl and sinew, ruthlessly lean, defiantly abrasive and relentlessly dark. West's performance came just nine days before the release of his...

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Governors Ball: Day 2 (Axl was early!) recap

Caleb Followill, right, and Nathan Followill from the

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Here's when it became clear that the second day of Governors Ball, the three-day music festival held on Randall's Island, stood in marked contrast to the first: Guns N’ Roses went on 10 minutes early.

That occurrence -- the musical equivalent to a minor act of God -- was the capstone of a day that fought harder and accomplished more than its predecessor, a day whose acts were characterized...

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Governors Ball update: Kings of Leon to play Saturday

Southern rockers the Kings of Leon were rained

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Rain killed the Kings of Leon headlining set at Friday’s Governors Ball. But long live the Southern rock boys! They will play Saturday night at 6:45 on the Gov Ball NYC Stage, according to a rep for the three-day music fest being held at Randalls Island.

The bad news? Ya got to run back and forth to the Honda Stage to see Compton hip-hopper Kendrick Lamar.

Come on back Sunday morning...

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Governors Ball: Day 1 (soggy!) recap

Adam McHeffey and Kari Spieler from the Center

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Anyone looking for the right moment to pull the plug on the washout first day of Governors Ball could have done worse than the one right after Leslie Feist stopped her set after the first song because, to quote her, "I think they think we're going to get electrocuted." Instead, though, the festival trudged glumly, stubbornly forward, despite the fact that Randall's Island was effectively...

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