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2016 Governors Ball Lineup Announced — Here’s Everyone You Want To See

Event organizers announced Friday the lineup for the sixth annual Governors Ball Music Festival, and the summertime concert series will boast no small number of big-time acts. Kanye West will headline the festival, which runs from June 3 to June 5 in New York City's Randall's Island Park, as is tradition. Ticket sales began Friday at noon Eastern.

Among the acts scheduled to perform are the Strokes, California-bred sister act Haim, Beck and the Killers, a group that's rumored to have an LP on deck, which could also mean the band will have new material to share on stage at the festival. 

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The lineup: For an alphabetized list of all the musical groups expected at the Governors Ball, head here. And to prepare potential festival goers for what to expect on stage this year, here's a roundup of some of this year's headliners, accompanied by the music videos to some of their best-loved hits. 




Father John Misty


Marian Hill

Jamie XX

De La Soul

Chet Faker

The Knocks

Bat for Lashes

Lord Huron

Purity Ring

Of Monsters and Men

Tickets: Ticket pricing depends on concertgoers' level of commitment. Until midnight Friday, a three-day general admission ticket is priced at $275. According to event organizers, "This special pricing will last for one day only, Friday, Jan. 8th until midnight, when prices will jump." A $25 purchasing fee and a $15 shipping fee apply. A three-day VIP ticket option, which offers ticket-holders a number of comforts and special access opportunities, is available for $600, with a $35 processing fee and a $15 shipping fee. And for those to whom money is no object, something called a "Super VIP" pass exists, which sells for $2,000 with an additonal $85 processing fee and a $15 shipping fee.

For more ticket info as pricing changes, and for purchasing options, head here. In the meantime, and perhaps to add to the hype, here are a few shots of concert goers, performers and revelry at Governors Balls past:

Sydney Sierota of EchosmithRobert Altman/AP
Gary Clark Jr.Taylor Hill/Getty Images
Max Hershenow and Lizzy Plapinger of MS MRTaylor Hill/Getty Images
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"Weird Al" YankovicRobert Altman/AP
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Mayer HawthorneRobert Altman/AP
Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt of Icona PopTaylor Hill/Getty Images
Brian King of JapandroidsTaylor Hill/Getty Images