While music festivals have seemingly flourished in other parts of the country, the New York City area has as struggled mightily to have a signature one of their own. While we’ve seen the likes of Field Day, All Points West and the idea for a Bonnaroo NE all head to the festival graveyard, it seems like New Yorkers have finally fully embraced one as organizers behind the Governors Ball Music Festival have announced that the event will be returning for its third year in 2013. The multi-day fest, which this past year featured the likes of Beck, Fiona Apple, Explosions In The Sky and Built To Spill, will return to Randall’s Island and take place on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. Pre-sale ticketing information will be announced in the coming weeks, while the initial line up will be revealed in February.
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You might have noticed by now that we’ve been quite enthusiastic about the reopening of the Capitol Theatre which is finally hosting rock shows after 15 years of dormancy. If you’ve been eyeing the Port Chester, New York venue’s stellar lineup of shows for the perfect opportunity to go check out the refurbished theater, we’d like to point out that on this Friday, September 21, you can procure tickets to any upcoming show at The Cap without paying ticketing vendor TicketFly a service fee.