The best backstage snaps from Governors Ball 2018, from Shawn Mendes to Billie Eilish

Hanging out with the stars of the New York festival

If you’ve ever wondered what backstage at a festival looks like, it’s usually a lot of white trailers, fancy drinks, and bands being coerced into standing in the shrubbery by¬†NME photographers. Governors Ball 2018 was no different, as these photos of everyone, from pop heartthrob Shawn Mendes to punk pair Slaves, will attest.