Posted on Jul 30th, 2014
Fool’s Gold’s very own DAY OFF festival continues to psych up party people around the country with the announcement of this year’s Los Angeles lineup, headlined by label heroes A-Trak and Danny Brown, rising rap trailblazers Vic Mensa (in his first LA performance) and Travi$ Scott, a very rare Invisibl Skratch Piklz reunion featuring Q-Bert, Mixmaster Mike, D-Styles and Shortkut, Death Row legend Kurupt, plus DJ sets from Hoodboi, Nick Catchdubs, Kittens, and (as always) special guests galore.
It all goes down Sunday, October 12th at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds (same place as last year’s bash). Get info and tickets at fgdayoff.com and check the packed lineups for DAY OFFs in New York and Toronto (Atlanta and Miami, you’re next!). Ticket Code = GOLD
Posted on Jul 21st, 2014
It’s a party it’s a party it’s a party! The Fool’s Gold DAY OFF traveling circus just got crazier with the lineup announcement of our first ever Canadian edition, going down Saturday 9/6 in Toronto. A-Trak, Danny Brown, Lunice, Le1f, Tommy Kruise, Thugli, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified, Sleepy Tom and special guests, don’t sleep! Tix are on sale NOW at fgdayoff.com and here.
Speaking of tickets, the NYC Labor Day show is also on sale now, so snap up your early bird passes to come see Danny Brown, French Montana and many many more rock the label’s hometown! Stay tuned for more city lineup announcements very soon… Read More
Posted on Jul 15th, 2014
Remember the first time you moshed with A$AP Rocky? Raised a glass to Juicy J? Caught a contact from Danny Brown? Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF extravaganza is the place where party legends are made… so we’re excited to announce that we’re back for 2014, bigger than ever!
This year Fool’s Gold’s very own festival expands to ticketed venues in Brooklyn, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami, featuring a full day of the best in hip-hop and dance music from the label fam and beyond! We’re kicking things off in BK on September 1st with our most epic Labor Day lineup yet. FG hip-hop heavyweight Danny Brown, reigning NY street rap emperor French Montana, MPC maestro Araabmuzik, hard knock legends The Lox, future bass ambassadors Brenmar, Hoodboi and Shash’U, the coolest collection of new hip-hop heroes from World’s Fair to Yung Gleesh, and many, many more. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, 7/15.
Check full lineups, dates and info at fgdayoff.com, and stay tuned as we announce more city details!
Posted on Dec 13th, 2013
In the second installment of our mix series with Ploom, check out some tunes from the artists who performed at DAY OFF MIAMI. Grab the mix on Soundcloud and stay tuned for more DAY OFF music!
Posted on Dec 4th, 2013
Fool’s Gold Day Off returned to LA on Sunday, November 10th for another all-day outdoor bash featuring Danny Brown (with Schoolboy Q), A-Trak, Kill The Noise, DJ Quik, Freddie Gibbs, Nick Catchdubs featuring IAMSU and Jay Ant, Anna Lunoe, gLAdiator and more.
Check out the recap vid above, and photogalleries from our friends at Nest, All Hip Hop, P Is For Props, and LA Music Blog, some of our favorites after the jump. (Pix from the afterparty with Daedlus, Kingdom, Sleepy Tom, gLAdiator, and Kittens over at IHEARTCOMIX).
Shout to the good people at Adidas Originals, Ploom and Red Bull for helping us throw another unforgettable party, catch DAY OFF when it comes to a town near you next year! Read More
Posted on Nov 20th, 2013
All year long we’ve been hitting you with massive DAY OFF events… now, after showcasing everyone from Duck Sauce to A$AP Mob on Labor Day in Brooklyn, taking the party to Boulder for high altitude sets from the likes of Danny Brown and Carnage, and giving LA an unforgettable night with hometown heroes from DJ Quik to Schoolboy Q sharing the same stage, we’re taking the fam to Miami during Art Basel for our biggest DAY OFF yet.
Florida’s first ever Day Off goes down at Mana Wynwood Soundstage (Downtown) on Sunday, December 8th, headlined by Miami mayor Trick Daddy and featuring sets from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 of Chromeo, Young Thug, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Damaged Goods, Eskeerdo, and special guests galore. The whole event is free with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff. Don’t sleep!
Posted on Nov 19th, 2013
In the first installment of a new mix series with Ploom, check out some tunes from the artists who performed at DAY OFF LA (and our NIGHT OFF afterparty). Grab the mix on Soundcloud and stay tuned for more DAY OFF music!
Posted on Nov 8th, 2013
Cali we’re coming! Last year’s DAY OFF LA was so insane that we had to return with an even crazier lineup. Sunday (11/10) we’re bringing A-Trak, Danny Brown, Kill The Noise, DJ Quik, Freddie Gibbs, Travi$ Scott, Nick Catchdubs feat IAMSU & Jay Ant, Anna Lunoe, gLAdiator and more to the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall (East Lot) in Los Angeles from 2-8pm. Free with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff while it lasts, so act fast (and get there early, admission based on capacity and RSVP does not guarantee entry).
It’s only right that we keep the vibes going with another mega NIGHT OFF afterparty too! Get your tickets now to come check Daedelus, Kingdom, gLAdiator, Sleepy Tom (in his LA debut!), Kittens and more put it down starting at 10pm. Read More
Posted on Oct 30th, 2013
We brought Day Off to the Rockies this month for our first ever Colorado edition, packing the Balch Fieldhouse at CU Boulder with all manner of of party people getting down to the sweet, sweet sounds of A-Trak, Danny Brown, Carnage, Casey Veggies, Nick Catchdubs and gLAdiator. Check the official recap video above and some of our favorite stills after the jump. (Big shout to Adidas Originals for helping us make it all happen!)
The next Day Off will be even crazier, as we return to rock Los Angeles on Sunday, 11/10 with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Kill The Noise, DJ Quik, Freddie Gibbs, Travi$ Scott and many more! RSVPs are currently at capacity, but limited VIP passes are still available for guaranteed entry (and tons of other bonuses). There’s also an official Night Off afterparty popping off at Sound with special guests we’ll be announcing soon… get your tickets now! Read More
Posted on Sep 26th, 2013
FG put a giant exclamation point on the summer with our fourth-annual Labor Day extravaganza DAY OFF, bringing thousands of fans together at Williamsburg Park for a free, festival-caliber concert with everyone from Duck Sauce to Danny Brown, the entire A$AP Mob, A-Trak and Boys Noize joining forces as “Unibros,” Migos, Run The Jewels, surprise guests Action Bronson, Travis $cott and Mykki Blanco, and many, many more, it was another unforgettable FG event. But why stop there?
For the rest of the year, we’re literally bringing the show on the road, with free DAY OFF events going down each month in Boulder, Colorado on 10/13, Los Angeles on 11/10, and Miami this December. The Boulder show features A-Trak, Danny Brown, Carnage, Casey Veggies, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, and special guests taking over the Balch Fieldhouse for an all-day party. RSVP now at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff. We’re also happy to announce that a limited amount of VIP tickets (with lots of bonuses including guaranteed entry and other show perks) can be purchased at wantickets.com/dayoff.
Stay tuned for more city lineup announcements, as well as details on NIGHT OFF afterparties in each city! Read More