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GovBall Queens aka ‘The Meadows’ fest announced: Kanye, The Weeknd, Grimes, Chance, Kamasi & more

The Meadows

Earlier this year, Founders Entertainment (now owned by Live Nation), the people behind NYC’s Governors Ball, said they also wanted to throw a festival in Queens (the same borough AEG’s Panorama Fest is/was supposed to happen). That has officially come to be. It’s called The Meadows Music & Arts Festival and happens at in the parking area of Citi Field, which is part of and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (hence the name). It goes down on October 1 & 2.

The lineup is pretty impressive, with Kanye West (who was supposed to headline the rained-out Sunday of GovBall) and The Weeknd headlining. Other acts include Chance the Rapper, Grimes, Savages, Twin Shadow (performing Prince’s Purple Rain), Sylvan Esso, Pusha T, Kamasi Washington, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabit, Charles Bradley, The 1975 and more, plus two more TBA.

Tickets go on presale to past GovBall ticket-holders on Wednesday (6/22) at 11 AM and the general on-sale starts Thursday (6/23) at 11 AM.

Kanye also has two sold-out MGS shows on his upcoming tour.

Full lineup for The Meadows is listed below.

The Meadows — 2016 Lineup
Kanye West
The Weeknd
Chance The Rapper
Kygo
The 1975
Bryson Tiller
Grimes
Empire of the Sun
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Chromeo
Damian ‘ Jr. Gong’ Marley
Mac Miller
Cage The Elephant
ZHU
???????
Metric
BØRNS
Savages
Twin Shadow (Performing Purple Rain)
Sylvan Esso
Post Malone
Pusha T
Kamasi Washington
Jack Garratt
Yeasayer
Frightened Rabbit
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
The Temper Trap
Chairlift
Zella Day
Robert Delong
Miami Horror
Lolawolf
Lewis Del Mar
Coast Modern
Bas
World’s Fair
Mas Ysa
Firekid
Nico Yaryan
Jenaux
Slaptop
Mail the Horse

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