Fortunate Youth

From backyard BBQs in Southern California beach towns to its rise as one of the most popular reggae rock bands in the country, Fortunate Youth remains devoted to its roots and a simple mission: Spread peace, love, and unity with music.  It’s a mantra of sorts for the multi-faceted sextet from Hermosa Beach, driving a relentless thirst for live performances and an ever-evolving cache of original material dotted with influences of blues, ska, rock, world, soul, and punk.  Now in 2021, with a fifth studio set, Good Times

Ladies and gentlemen, family and friends, brothers and sisters, we are finally back. After a two year-too long forced hiatus, the biggest festival in American reggae, Cali Roots, returned to the Monterey Fairgrounds for their eleventh and biggest year yet. To make up for lost time, a fourth day was added to the festivities as the long Memorial Day weekend extended to Thursday.

Hermosa Beach reggae veterans Fortunate Youth has spent more than a decade relentlessly touring around the world promoting their music and message. Blending their South Bay attitude with reggae roots, their music maintains an assertive attitude while still promoting a welcoming, familiar aura in every song they write.

South Bay rock-reggae outfit Tomorrows Bad Seeds have released their new single "iBurn" featuring Dan Kelly from Fortunate Youth on all digital music platforms. The group’s new single  "iBurn" takes the the breezy melodies that have been a trademark of Tomorrows Bad Seeds sound and blends it with the smooth grooves of Fortunate Youth.

LISTEN TO "iBURN" ONLINE: https://youtu.be/k_B4iDj-oY4

Today, San Diego, CA-based Slightly Stoopid announce the first round of dates for their Summer Traditions 2022  tour — a nod to the summer outdoor amphitheater circuit the band has performed annually since 2007 but hasn’t taken place for the last two years due to the pandemic.

Following the success of the Summer Roots festival that brought reggae and surf rock entertainment to SoCal last summer, Brew Ha Ha Productions has expanded the event with the announcement of Desert Roots – a new music and craft beer festival coming to Arizona this spring. Desert Roots Craft Beer & Music Festival will take place on Sunday, March 20 at Scarizona Festival Grounds in Mesa, AZ. The all-ages event will feature music from Cypress Hill, Common Kings, Katastro, Fortunate Youth, Arise Roots, Bikini Trill, and The Irie.

The So Cal powerhouse reggae-rock band Fortunate Youth fifth full length studio album Good Times (Roll On) has impressively debuted on #1 on iTunes Reggae Chart, #5 on iTunes Charts (All Genres) and have become a favorite of the Seattle Mariners who have added the title song to their on-field walk up playlist!

The So Cal powerhouse reggae-rock band Fortunate Youth has released their fifth full length studio album Good Times (Roll On) today on Controlled Substance Sound Labs. Bringing a fresh sound dotted with influences of blues, ska, rock, world, and soul, while they reunite once again with their fans on tour. The new album is out now and available everywhere you stream music, stream + download Good Times (Roll On): https://moremusic.at/GoodTimesRollOn.

Southern California Reggae rockers Fortunate Youth releases their newest single “Sunlight” from their upcoming album Good Times (Roll On). The new song, inspired by tour life,  comes on the eve of their Fall tour announcement!  Stream + Download “Sunlight”: https://orcd.co/sunlightsingle.

Reflecting on the release, Corey Draskovich (bass, guitar, keys), comments “Embracing the new, and reflecting on the old. Every album we make is a new process, we learn from each experience and try to incorporate those lessons into our new music.

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