Following the first day of Governors Ball 2019, we headed back to Randall’s Island Park for Day 2, which began with a set from the young rockers of Calpurnia, led by actor Finn Wolfhard of Stranger Things. Following their set, we caught up with New York rockers Sunflower Bean, who had the hometown going strong, not always an easy feat during such an early timeslot of the festival.
We then caught a firey performance from Denzel Curry, before catching a set from reigning Best Album Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves over at the main stage. It was then off to see King Princess, who we just caught at Irving Plaza earlier in the year (as well as Boston Calling a few weeks ago). We kept the energy going with sets from Vince Staples and Lord Huron and then it was time for the headlining performance from Florence + The Machine on the main stage.
Florence made the most of the opportunity, delviering a performance with all the heart and passion that she pours into her music with every new release. She sounded as mighty and triumphant as we remembered and delivered one of the most memorable bits of the festival when she asked everyone to put away their phones during her performance of crowd favorite “Dog Days Are Over,” and just live in the moment, resulting in a huge wave of fans jumping and singing along, totally embracing the moment.
Find a full gallery of photos from all of the Day 2 performers we caught posted below.