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Fiona Apple, Beck, Passion Pit Headline Governors Ball in New York City

Bill will also feature sets by Modest Mouse, Duck Sauce, Explosions in the Sky, Built to Spill

February 28, 2012 9:00 AM ET
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Fiona Apple performs at the Venice Family Clinic Silver Circle Gala Honoring Judd Apatow in Beverly Hills in 2011.
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Fiona Apple, Beck, Modest Mouse, Passion Pit and Duck Sauce will headline the 2012 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island Park in New York City on June 23rd and 24th.

The first day of the event will be focused on dance, hip-hop and electronic acts and will feature sets by Chromeo, Major Lazer and Santigold in addition to Duck Sauce and Passion Pit. The second day will focus on rock and include performances by Cage the Elephant, Explosions in the Sky, Built to Spill and Devendra Banhart.

Both of the Sunday headliners will be playing their first New York City shows in quite some time. Beck has not played there since he toured in support of Modern Guilt in 2008, and Fiona Apple's last major Manhattan gig was in 2006 in Central Park. She will be playing a handful of small gigs in the city in March, but the majority of her fan base was shut out of those instantly sold-out shows.

The lineup of confirmed artists for the 2012 Governors Ball is as follows:

Saturday June 23rd
Passion Pit
Duck Sauce
Chromeo
Special Disco Version (James Murphy and Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem)
Atmosphere
Major Lazer
Santigold
Big Gigantic
Penguin Prison
Walk the Moon
Art vs Science
K.Flay
Nobody Beats the Drum

Sunday June 24th
Beck
Fiona Apple
Modest Mouse
Explosions in the Sky
Devendra Banhart
Cage the Elephant
Built to Spill
Cults
Phantogram
Freelance Whales
Alberta Cross
The Jezabels
Turf War

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