Governors Ball Day Two: Sun and Mud

Governors Ball continues with a day of lots of mud and much nicer weather

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Day two of Governors Ball thankfully remained dry, with no rain in sight. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The damage from Friday, however, is still there and fans spent the day walking through a foot or more of mud throughout nearly the entire festival site. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Moon Hooch, a band with two saxophonists and a drummer, opened the day. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were Australian band The Rubens and their singer Sam Margin. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were dream pop band Wild Nothing, who put on a mellow set that relaxed the muddy crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop packed out their stage early in the day and sent bass rumbling through the crowd's bones. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Their performance of "I Love It" was one of the biggest sing-alongs of the entire day. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Canadian rock duo Japandroids brought the sound of a 5 piece rock band with only a drummer and a guitar player. Photos by Michel Dussack
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They also brought a sense of humor, with guitarist Brian King referring to the group as Guns N Roses for the entirety of their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Punk band F***ed Up were next to take the stage, though lead singer Damian Abraham was only on the stage for a total of thirty seconds of the whole set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Instead, the singer chose to spend the entire set in the photo pit and in the crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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English buzz band Alt-J drew one of the biggest crowds of the day, as it seemed everyone at the festival opted to see them. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Alt-J got off to a slower start, but slowly built their set up in intensity and energy. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Australian electronic band Cut Copy took the stage in front of what seemed like a hundred strobe lights. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Cut Copy's guitarist and sampler triggerer, Tim Hooey showing New York love with a Nets hat. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros gets up close and personal with his fans. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group had at least 12 performers on stage at any given time, though some of them seemed a bit lost in the sound mixing. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While the festival was able to get Kings of Leon to perform on Saturday after their cancelled set on Friday, it was Kendrick Lamar that was the real story at 6:45. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Compton born rapper has gone from releasing mixtapes to selling out giant venues within a year, and is only getting bigger. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Animal Collective brought their massive inflatable stage setup with them for the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band played a tight set, stopping only once to tweak their sound after apologizing and explaining that they didn't have time to soundcheck. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While Axl Rose closed out the night at the main stage, it was New York born rapper Nas that seemed more like the true headliner of Saturday. Photos by Michel Dussack
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