Whereas optimism grows surrounding the COVID vaccine, touring and festivals have but to renew…and for essentially the most half, have but to be introduced. New York Metropolis’s Governors Ball is bucking that pattern.
In a tweet on Wednesday morning, the fest introduced the dates for its 2021 version. As a substitute of happening in its standard June slot (which in all probability would have been extraordinarily unlikely at finest), this yr’s occasion will occur from Sept. 24 via Sept. 26. The lineup hasn’t been revealed, however a tweet mentioned that the brand new lineup is “coming quickly” and that it is going to be completely different from the 2020 version that was going to function Tame Impala, Missy Elliott, Vampire Weekend, Stevie Nicks, Solange, Miley Cyrus amongst many extra.
“Relaxation assured, we’re working intently with the town and state authorities to make sure a secure expertise for all,” a tweet from the competition’s account mentioned.
On the competition’s 2021 FAQ part on its site, it says that the competition plans to return to its customary June date in 2022.
Earlier this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci said if 70% of the inhabitants have been vaccinated, bigger occasions (like this) may start later this yr…with a masked viewers. On the identical weekend that the Governors Ball is about to renew, Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Festival will happen on the opposite aspect of the nation in California.