Governors Ball Finishes Strong

Despite the mud, Governors Ball wraps up with a strong showing on Sunday

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The Revivalists kicked off the last day of Governors Ball with a fun and energetic set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were Cherub, who used a talk box extensively during their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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English rockers The Vaccines drew a large crowd early on in the day. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group's short songs meant they were able to squeeze a lot of them into their short set time, and the audience danced along the whole time. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Reggae legends Steel Pulse had the crowd grooving during their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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For a group that formed in 1975, the band drew a young crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were Cold War Kids who drew the first truly massive crowd of the day. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Their set was largely a run through of hits, with a smattering of newer material also being played. Photos by Michel Dussack
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At the other end of the festival, Portugal, the Man were playing to just as large of a crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Material off the newly released "Evil Friends" sounded greatl live, and heavy psychedelic breakdowns served as transitions between songs. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bradford Cox led Atlanta band Deerhunter through a set that encompassed everything from punk to shoegaze. Photos by Michel Dussack
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English rockers Foals played one of their last shows of their tour at the festival, and they haven't lost any energy. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Singer Yannis Philippakis even spent some time crowdsurfing with his guitar still strapped on. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Local psychedelic pop band Yeasayer played next and their songs were infectiously good. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While Yeasayer were pitted against the much more popular Beirut, they still had a good showing. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were The Lumineers, who have been skyrocketing for the past several months. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Some fans waited at their stage for seven hours just to be in the front row for their performance. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bloc Party played at the same time as The xx, and still had so many fans that they couldn't all fit inside the tent they were playing. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bloc Party played a 90 minute set that was one of the heaviest of the whole day. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Closing out the night was Avett Brothers, who had the unfortunate job of playing against Kanye West. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Still, the group had a loyal showing of fans who made their set an absolute blast. Photos by Michel Dussack
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