Kid Cudi, Halsey, J. Cole To Headline Governors Ball 2022

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Kid Cudi will headline Governors Ball 2022 in Queens, N.Y., the festival announced Tuesday.

Kid Cudi, Halsey and J. Cole will headline New York festival Governors Ball, event organizers announced Tuesday.

The event will return to its traditional early June calendar slot, with dates of June 10-12. For a second year, Governors Ball will take place at the Citi Field complex in Queens, rather than its longtime home on Randall’s Island.

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Kid Cudi, Halsey and J. Cole will headline Governors Ball 2022.

Further down the bill, the festival sports a robust offering of pop, hip-hop, electronic and rock programming, including Migos, Jack Harlow, Louis The Child, Black Pumas, Flume, Roddy Ricch, Joji, Still Woozy, Playboi Carti, Glass Animals, Kaytranada and Clairo.

Other noteworthy artists on the bill include Skepta, Madeon, YG, Tove Lo, Diesel (Shaquille O’Neal’s DJ alter ego), Becky G, Jazmine Sullivan, 100 Gecs and recent Pollstar cover artists Soccer Mommy and Japanese Breakfast.

All three Governors Ball headliners have one – and only one – other performance currently announced, all headlining slots at festivals. J. Cole will appear at Tennessee’s Bonnaroo in mid-June, Kid Cudi will top Southern California’s just-revealed The Smoker’s Club Fest in late April and Halsey will top the bill at Alabama’s Hangout in late May.

The 2021 iteration of Governors Ball, which celebrated the festival’s 10th anniversary, took place on the final weekend of September, and was headlined by Billie Eilish, A$AP Rocky and Post Malone.

This year’s edition will feature food, craft cocktails, beer, art installations and “surprise pop-up performances from subway and street performers,” per a press release.

Governors Ball promoter Founders Entertainment also announced it will donate $25,000 to the New York City Mayor’s Fund’s relief efforts for the victims of a recent apartment building fire in the Bronx, and encouraged fans to donate to the Bronx Fire Relief Fund.

Governors Ball 2022 will be open to all ages. Tickets for Governors Ball go onsale to the general public on Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. ET.