Highlights: The Great GoogaMooga Festival, Day 1

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

On the weekend of May 19th and 20th, The Great GoogaMooga Festival transformed Brooklyn’s historic Prospect Park into an amusement park of food and drink. The weather was absolutely gorgeous, all the eats and drinks were delicious and festival-goers were treated to some amazing musical performances, plus special events and celebrity appearances. Day one musical highlights included Fort Lean, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Holy Ghost!, The Roots and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem.

Photos of the band Fort Lean performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the noshing with Ruth Reichl, David Chang, Aziz Ansari and James Murphy event at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Holy Ghost! performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Holy Ghost! performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the Monkey Bar Goes Bananas party at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band The Roots performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band The Roots performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of general atmosphere at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

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Stay tuned for day two highlights plus full sets from select artists!

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