Artists to Watch at Governor’s Ball 2016 + Festival Headband Look

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Every summer since 2011, thousands gather at Randall’s Island in New York City during the month of June for the Governor’s Ball Music Festival. This year’s music festival headliners include Kanye West, The Strokes, and The Killers. You might be inclined to leave the festival grounds while acts you’re not familiar with are performing, but here are some artists you might want to stick around for June 3rd-5th.

Bonus: Scroll to the end for a cute festival flower crown headband look!

Friday, June 3rd Performers

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Big Grams
Big Grams is a collaboration between Big Boi and Phantogram (hence the name Big Grams). Together they produce some funky hip-hop tunes that are sure to get you moving this summer at the Governor’s Ball.

Songs to Listen to: Fell in the Sun, Goldmine Junkie

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Years & Years

This British electronica trio consists of  keyboard player Olly Alexander, bass guitarist Mikey Goldsworthy, and keyboardist Emre Türkmen. Their debut album Communion was released last summer.

Songs to Listen to: Shine, Real

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Christine and the Queens

Born Héloïse Letissier, French singer Christine and the Queens is known for her killer dance moves and no-nonsense feminist attitude. She might sing the English versions of songs from her self-titled album.

Songs to Listen to: Science Fiction, Nuit 17 a 52

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