Governors Ball 2013: The 15 Best Things We Saw

(Photo by Rebecca Smeyne)

Although Saturday and Sunday of New York City’s third annual Governors Ball had some of the biggest draws — Kanye West, Guns N’ Roses, the xx, Grizzly Bear, Kendrick Lamar, and Nas, among others — it was Friday that had the biggest impact, as the pouring rain and ankle-deep mud modified nearly every aspect of the three-day fest. Most braved the elements, some took off their shoes and wallowed in the aftermath, and the best bands made you forget about the whole mess entirely.


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