SiriusXM announced today that it will broadcast performances from the sold out 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City, fromFriday, June 6 to Sunday, June 8, across multiple music channels.
The exclusive broadcast, showcasing a diverse line-up, will include Jack White’s performance, which comes days before the release of his anticipated second solo album,Lazaretto. SiriusXM listeners will also hear performances by Outkast, Vampire Weekend, Skrillex, Foster The People, Janelle Monae, Damian Marley, Disclosure, Spoon, The Head & The Heart, Childish Gambino, Neko Case, Jason Isbell and Frank Turner.
The broadcast will also be available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
“We’re excited that people across the U.S. will be able to experience the diversity and depth of the lineup on multiple channels across SiriusXM,” said Yoni Reisman, Partner at Founders Entertainment, The NYC based promotion company behind Governors Ball. “We look forward to SiriusXM subscribers joining us this weekend and adding to the energy surrounding New York City’s very own world class music festival.”
“The Governors Ball Music Festival has become one of the most respected and well attended music festivals in North America,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM. “We are thrilled to provide SiriusXM’s subscribers with exclusive access to this year’s performances from a wide range of music’s most innovative artists.”
The 4th annual edition of New York City’s premier music event will showcase a wide spectrum of Indie Rock, Hip Hop, Americana, Electronica, Pop and Dance all weekend long. Last year’s sold-out 2013 edition of the festival cemented Governors Ball as a “major contender” (Rolling Stone) among North America’s premier music events. The coming 2014 festival will build upon the size and scope of last year’s programming, including new and improved performance spaces, unique art installations, revamped high-end food and drink areas, and an improved location to savor offerings from some of New York City’s best food trucks.