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!
Giraffage joins Les Sins aka Toro Y Moi for a Boiler Room TV session in San Francisco next week, Thursday July 17. Tune in here to stream the party. Listen to the Giraffage remix of Porter Robinson “Lionhearted” and catch the both of them on tour this fall. Keep a lookout for a new Giraffage EP coming soon courtesy of Foooool’s Gooolddd!
A-Trak is taking the show overseas, kicking off his 2014 Europe Tour in Barcelona tonight, and around the continent for the rest of the week. For a taste, listen to the Gold Gone Wild Spotify playlist from his recently wrapped up US trek. Follow Fool’s Gold on Spotify now for even more one of a kind FG playlists!
Danny Brown takes his place on the same stage that Led Zeppelin and The Who once rocked, when he hits Wembley Stadium in London this Friday (July 11) and Saturday (July 12) alongside fellow Detroit hero Eminem and the Odd Future crew. Grab the remaining tickets here and while you’re at it, cop the 4xLP deluxe vinyl version of Danny Brown’s Old now.
Queens is about to take hit the European shores. World’s Fair will be playing some big European festivals starting this 4th of July. Please catch FG’s hip-hop ambassadors as they tear it up across Europe next week. Grab the World’s Fair Bastards Of The Party tape for free now.
One of our favorite buzzing Montreal producers, High Klassified is back in NYC this Thursday 6/19 at Goldbar for a Fool’s Gold vs. Soulection night. Will you turn up, to TURN UP? See you there. Free with RSVP. $10 at the door. More info. Buy High Klassified’s Palindroma EP.
Forget Shakespeare in the Park, it’s time for the Funk Lordz in the Park! Chromeo will be gracing the Central Park Summerstage September 12th along with Big Freedia. Grab your tickets now and don’t forget to bring your picnic basket and dancing shoes.
Summer is upon us, and the Fool’s Gold squad is hitting the road in full force. The Gold Gone Wild Tour kicked off with A-Trak and Salva (check pics out on the GGW Tumblr) and will be hitting a city near you these next 3 weeks. For all of you in Chicago this weekend in search of #PLUR at Spring Awakening, come to the Fool’s Gold vs. OWSLA stage Friday 6/13 to catch A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs, Oliver and gLAdiator (and more fam like Tchami throughout the weekend). Meanwhile, free spirits down at Bonnaroo can turn up with Danny Brown and get funky with Chromeo. This weekend also kicks off NXNE up in Toronto, where you can catch Danny Brown, 100s and Run The Jewels along with some Tim Hortons, while the World’s Fair & Two-9 “Cross Faded Tour” continues up and down the East Coast. (If that’s not enough, get set for info about this year’s Fool’s Gold Day Off very soon…) Read More