Backstage Pass

Music, concerts, musicians and more.

Governors Ball update: Kings of Leon to play Saturday

Southern rockers the Kings of Leon were rained

(Credit: AP)

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...

Read more »

Summer Jam 2013: Hot 97's night of surprises and boldface names

Mariah Carey performs at the Hot 97 Summer

(Credit: AP )

Hot 97's annual Summer Jam is the New York hip-hop mainstay's way of planting its flag, taking over a stadium for a workday's worth of sets by the biggest names -- some of whom are announced in advance, some aren't. The announced bill for Sunday night's 20th installment of the festival split the difference between hip-hop legends (the also-turning-20 Staten Island collective Wu-Tang Clan; the Brooklyn-born...

Read more »

advertisement | advertise on newsday

@ndmusic

Follow Newsday music writer Glenn Gamboa for the latest from pop's biggest voices.
Twitter | Blog

Follow Newsday Entertainment

advertisement | advertise on newsday