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After severe weather forced New York City’s Governors Ball to cancel all Sunday shows (including a performance by Kanye West), supergroup Prophets of Rage have announced they will still play a set in the city.
In lieu of performing outdoors at Randall’s Island Park, the band — made up of members from Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy — will take the stage Sunday at Warsaw (261 Driggs Avenue) in Brooklyn. Wristbands ($10 with Governors Ball wristband, $20 without) are on sale beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Warsaw box office, limited to one per customer on a first come, first served basis. Proceeds will go toward Why Hunger, a world hunger relief organization.
Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello tweeted about the rescheduled concert Sunday afternoon, writing “NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN!” alongside ticketing information:
In addition to West and Prophets of Rage, Governors Ball sets by Chvrches, Vic Mensa, Vince Staples, Death Cab for Cutie, and Eagles of Death Metal were also canceled due to weather, though no other artists have yet to reschedule their shows.
“The safety of fans, artists, and crew always comes first,” the festival said in a statement on their website, announcing the cancellations due to inclement weather and the threat of lightning storms in the area. “We are just as devastated as you.”