Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF is an end-of-summer institution. For seven years running, the all-day event has become a celebration of everything the beloved, genre-crossing Brooklyn label stands for— a musical slip ’n slide, connecting the city’s livest, most stylish fans and and a Who’s Who of new-school legends. DAY OFF is a scene in the truest sense of the word, a festival programmed like your favorite DJ set.
Who’s rocking the 2016 edition? Atlanta’s royalty Migos and rap anarchist Lil Yachty. Two generations of Harlem kings in Dipset legend Juelz Santana and rising star Dave East. FG chief A-Trak setting it off as a maestro behind the decks (and a conductor of special guests like none other), and fellow turntablist Gaslamp Killer providing his signature psychedelic bass. With label familia Nick Catchdubs, Meyhem Lauren, Leaf and more keeping the party going all day long, it’s another can’t-miss Fool’s Gold event.
It goes down on Saturday, August 20th in Brooklyn. Tickets for FGDO NY are available now at fgdayoff.com — earlybird tickets for FGDO Miami (9/17) and Los Angeles (9/25) go on sale this Friday at 1pm EST.
We closed 2015’s epic run of Fool’s Gold DAY OFF shows with a Texas-sized jam at Stubb’s in Austin featuring Earl Sweatshirt, A-Trak, Gladiator, Ape Drums, Rome Fortune, D.R.A.M., Towkio, Nick Catchdubs, Remy Banks, Maxo Kream, BROCKHAMPTON, Bames, Yung Wall Street and Beautiful Lou. Hook ’em horns! We’ll see you all next year… peep fgdayoff.com for more recaps and updates! (And mega shout to Grand Marnier for helping us throw all these for y’all.)
We brought the whole Fool’s Gold Sound Machine down to Miami for another epic DAY OFF! Rain or shine, it was a litstravaganza for the ages. A-Trak and Mannie Fresh B2B, bringing out 2 Chainz and Juvenile? Flosstradamus preaching turn-up gospel to the South Florida HDYNATION congregation, complete with Travis Porter on some live “Drop Top”? Not to mention Alison Wonderland and Laidback Luke throwing down intense DJ sets, Vic Mensa and Towkio repping SAVEMONEY onstage (and in the crowd), and Denzel Curry, D.R.A.M., Rome Fortune and tons more keeping it sweaty all day long.
Forever we love Atlanta! The 2nd ever ATL DAY OFF was a true celebration of Fool’s Gold fans, family… and hoverboards. Watch our official recap video above to see what happens when the whole city comes out to rock with us! (There’s also a full photo gallery up on the FG FB to enjoy, some of our favorite selections after the jump.)
We’ve been rolling out promo DJ mixes for all our #FGDAYOFF shows this year, here’s a handy post with all of ’em to get you caught up before this Saturday’s season-closing bash at Stubb’s in Austin (tix available now!)
The first DAY OFF of 2015 blasted off in Los Angeles with Action Bronson, Travi$ Scott, A-Trak, and a zillion more special guests (Sosa! Vic Mensa!), FG fam, and party people galore. Watch our official recap video and get psyched for more! Big thanks to Grand Marnier for helping make it happen.
ATL and NYC are this weekend, with MIA and ATX following right after, details and tickets for all cities available now at fgdayoff.com! Photos and more recap action from LA after the jump. Read More
Trizzy’s been hitting the Fool’s Gold Day Off promo trail hard! Grab his exclusive promo mix (and Q&A) on BuzzFeed, and check out his Hot97 interview and and Juan Epstein podcast with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds.
We’re celebrating this year’s DAY OFF shows with a free BitTorrent Bundle! “DAY OFF FIRE” features 14 hot jams and exclusive, previously unreleased tracks from A-Trak, Rome Fortune, Hoodboi, Shash’U, and many more artists performing at the FGDO shows in Los Angeles (8/29), Atlanta (9/5), New York (Labor Day 9/7), Miami (9/13) and Austin (9/19). There’s even a downloadable coupon for merch discounts at store.foolsgoldrecs.com… pyromaniacs unite, it’s most definitely lit!
Attention LA fam! Before the DAY OFF festivities on Saturday, we’re setting up shop. Come through to FourTwoFour on Fairfax starting Wednesday for exclusive merch, collabs and more. What kinda ‘sclusives you say? We’ll be dropping details on IG all week, along with info on this Thursday’s launch party (8/26) with DJs and special guests. You can also get hard tickets for DAY OFF at the pop up (or grab online while they last!)