The lineup for the annual New York City festival was announced on Tuesday (January 17). “New York’s Biggest Party” will take over Queens’ Corona Park for the first time between June 9 and June 11 to give fans an exciting three-day festival experience.
Kendrick has been tapped to headline the closing night on Sunday, which follows headline acts from Lizzo and Odesza on Friday and Saturday respectively.
The rest of the star-studded lineup hitting the Big Apple includes Lil Baby, Joey Bada$$, Lil Nas XTems, Saba, Maxo Kream, Syd, KAYTRANADA, Giveon, 070 Shake, Kenny Beats, Central Cee, Phony Ppl and PinkPantheress.
“Words cannot express how excited we are to bring Gov Ball to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, one of the most special parks in all of New York City,” said Tom Russell, co-founder of Founders Entertainment Company.
“Since moving to Queens in 2021, we have been overwhelmed by the welcome the community has shown us, and we look forward to continuing to be a part of and give back to that community for years to come. We are honored to call such an iconic place our new home.”
Advance tickets are now on sale for Citi card members via Governors Ball websitewith three-day passes available for $239 plus fees and VIP packages starting at $739 plus fees.
K. Dot’s latest album Sir. Moral & The Big Steppers arrived in May 2022, ending the five-year wait for a new project from the Compton rapper. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with just under 300,000 first-week units, seventh biggest sales week last year.
Sir. Morality also reigned atop Spotify, ending 2022 as most streamed rap album on the platform with 1.4 billion total streams. Kendrick can add more hardware to his trophy case next month as he is up to eight awards at the 2023 Grammy Awardswhich will be held at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on February 5.