Governors Ball Music Festival 1st Annual “Dance Off” Contest

Founders Entertainment is putting on a Governors Ball Dance Off contest, where participants can win Backstage passes, tickets, autographed merchandise, and more! For more details on prizes and participation, watch the contest launch video below and visit

The Governors Ball Music Festival is a one day event to be held June 18th on New York City’s Governors Island. Featuring Girl Talk, Pretty Lights, Empire of the Sun, and Big Boi (of Outkast) among many other great acts, the announcement of the Governors Ball Festival has been met with considerable enthusiasm. New York Magazine notes that Governors Ball “has a lot going for it,” including it’s “lovely” location and “potent lineup” going on to say, “with All Points West shuttered, it’s nice to see another big annual music fest contender on the East Coast.” Stereogum commended the “solid hip-hop component” and Gothamist touted the fest as a very welcome addition to the summer schedule. Both Early Bird tickets and a limited quantity of 2nd tier advanced tickets at a reduced price are now SOLD OUT. Regular priced tickets and VIP packages remain available for purchase. (

To enter participants need only record a 15-90 second clip of their best dance moves, and post it to the wall of the Governors Ball Facebook page ( Submissions will be judged on creativity, difficulty/”talent”, and hilariousness. There is no limit to the amount of entries per person. The contest begins Today and ends Friday, May 15th. Prizes are as follows.

Grand Prize
– 2 Backstage Passes for the 2011 Governors Ball Music Festival Including Access to Stage, Photo Pit, and Soundboard
– 2 Festival Posters autographed by Girl Talk
– 2 Festival Merch items of your choice

First Prize
– 2 VIP Tickets to the 2011 Governors Ball Music Festival
– 2 Guest Passes to Soundboard Viewing Area
– 2 Festival Posters
– 1 Festival Merch item

Second Prize
– 2 Tickets to the 2011 Governors Ball Music Festival

For more information check out the official website and Facebook page.

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