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Governors Ball Music Festival 2013

Gary Clark Jr., Kanye West, The Avett Brothers and more brave the rain and mud on Randall’s Island in New York City

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Gary Clark Jr. performs at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 9th, 2013.

Portugal. The Man

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Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man perform at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 9th, 2013.

steel pulse

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Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse poses backstage at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 9th, 2013.

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Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr. gets some shade at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 9th, 2013.

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The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers pose backstage at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 9th, 2013.

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Icona Pop

Icona Pop perform at Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall's Island in New York City on June 8th, 2013.

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Mud Island

Festivalgoers wade through the mud from the heavy rain during  Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 8th, 2013.

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Jade and Alexander of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros backstage at Governors Ball on Randall's Island in New York City on June 8th, 2013.