Posted on Aug 27th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar
In the words of great American Reggie Noble: PARTY PEOPLE, YOUR DREAMS HAVE NOW BEEN FULFILLED! We’ve reopened RSVPs for our gigantic “Day Off” party on Labor Day (9/2) at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, make sure to sign up while you can! We’ve also dropped the lineup for the official “Night Off” afterparty, kicking off down the street at Brooklyn Bowl with DJ sets from Sammy Bananas, High Klassified, Roofeo and Illuminati AMS and Bodega Bamz holding down hosting duties. Get tickets now at the BB website. Read More
Posted on Aug 15th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar
Now on our fourth consecutive Labor Day, Fool’s Gold’s annual Day Off extravaganza is going to make history with our biggest lineup to date. Day Off unites the upper echelons of hip hop and electronic music in true New York style, including a rare appearance by hit makers Duck Sauce, FG’s own rap superstar Danny Brown, cult heroes A$AP Ferg and Migos and the critically acclaimed Run The Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike), alongside mysterious electro supergroup Unibros, label mainstays World’s Fair, GrandeMarshall, Party Supplies and Nick Catchdubs, streetwear dons #BEEN #TRILL, and more.
Having outgrown its previous Soho venue, the FREE bona fide festival is now planting its flag in the label’s own backyard at Williamsburg Park. If you’ve attended DAY OFF in previous years and turned up with the likes of Juicy J, French Montana, DJ Mehdi, Flatbush Zombies, Yelawolf and Chromeo, you’ll know this is the best way to end your summer (and the only way to enjoy a Monday).
The party doesn’t end there: the official NIGHT OFF afterparty will be just down the street at Brooklyn Bowl, starting at 11pm. Stay tuned for more announcements as Fool’s Gold expands the DAY OFF franchise to 3 more cities this fall!
RSVP now at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff and stay tuned for more…
Posted on Nov 26th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
We brought DAY OFF to Los Angeles last month, throwing our long running NYC bash in Cali for the first time ever. Suffice it to say… it was crazy! The whole fam was in effect, with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo, Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and more performing in front of a few thousand of LA’s finest party people. And when it was all said and done, we threw an afterparty with the likes of Dave1, RL Grime, Carnage, Franki Chan… Good times!
Check the recap video above, and check some photos from the Cobrasnake (two galleries!), Shadowscene, Say Cheese And Die, The Source, Shout out to Adidas, Scion, iheartcomix, The Well, the Shrine Auditorium and everyone else who came together to make the first DAY OFF LA so fun! See you again next year… Read More
Posted on Oct 9th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
To celebrate Casey Veggies’ appearance at Day Off LA this past Sunday, the Peas & Carrots crew whipped up a FG tee in their signature P&C camo colorway. These are #VERYRARE, only a handful left on their webstore. Snap one up while you can!
Posted on Oct 4th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
This Sunday (10/7) the crew hits Los Angeles for our first ever West Coast edition of DAY OFF, featuring A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo (DJ Set), Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and special guests.
The response to our initial Day Off LA announcement was so crazy that we hit capacity on RSVPs only a few hours later! We held some space though, and will be releasing 500 additional RSVPs on the website today at noon PST. (If you’ve already RSVPed, hold tight – venue info will be emailed to you before the event).
We’ve also got a limited selection of VIP passes available for sale, which includes access to the private venue entrance and viewing area behind the stage, hosted bar and food.
Posted on Sep 26th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
For three years running, our annual DAY OFF party has been THE most talked about free music event in New York. The Labor Day extravaganza has featured the likes of Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Just Blaze, Araabmuzik and the late, great DJ Mehdi. This year’s party was raved about by the New York Times, Village Voice, Pitchfork and countless others. So it’s only right that we transport our hometown insanity to the West Coast for the first-ever Los Angeles DAY OFF on Sunday, October 7th!
Highlights of Cali’s inaugural DAY OFF lineup include performances from FG capo A-Trak and the label’s reigning rap hero Danny Brown, a special DJ set from world class funksters Chromeo, longtime homies and 808 kings the Cool Kids, LA favorite Casey Veggies, and many more of Fool’s Gold’s illustrious artists, including Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, and special guests. You do not want to miss this one!
Posted on Sep 13th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Last week we threw our second annual DAY OFF party in New York City, joined by a few thousand of our friends. Like the last one, only bigger and crazier, it was an amazing day and night, featuring performances from Juicy J, Danny Brown, the Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1), Just Blaze, Cubic Zirconia, Party Supplies, Nick Catchdubs and very special guests ASAP Rocky and DJ Mehdi.
Tons of good folks were there to capture the party: Complex put together the official recap video above, and we’ve also got more footage after the jump along with some photo favorites. Be sure to check the full galleries and coverage from Mel D Cole (one, two, three), KirillWasHere, Brook Bobbins (one, two), Stereogum, LTD, Bongo Boy, HiFi Cartel, 24 Hr Party People (party + afterparty), Jungle Gym, TechieNYC (one, two, three, four), Podgeopedia, Shea Whitey, Brock Fetch (scroll down), Billboard, Miss Info, CMJ, Paper Magazine, Mister Mort with the fashion favorites and Village Voice with the play-by-play (TMZ even got in on the action with Chromeo). Thanks again to all friends and party people, the City Winery crew and our production team at Cake Or Death, and our sponsors Adidas, Scion and Bushmills. See you again next year… Read More
Posted on Sep 2nd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Take it easy this Labor Day and come get live with us at the 2nd annual Fool’s Gold DAY OFF extravaganza, once again going down at the City Winery backyard. We’re rocking from 2-8pm, rain or shine, with DJ sets from The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1), Just Blaze and Nick Catchdubs, alongside live performances from Danny Brown, Cubic Zirconia, Party Supplies and very special guest Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia. #TRIPPYMAYNE. All ages welcome, get there early and be ready to party.
Later that night, the official afterparty NIGHT OFF will take place at The Westway, with the Macklos and Just Blaze once again on the 1s and 2s, joined by host Action Bronson. Full details after the jump. Read More
Posted on Oct 12th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Sep 28th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
As you saw in the video for “Barbra Streisand,” our inaugural Day Off party on Labor Day in NYC was beyond crazy. Guest raps from Yelawolf, Pill and Donnis, DJ sets from The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak & Dave1), Just Blaze, the Slow Roast crew (Craze, Klever & Kill The Noise) and Nick Catchdubs, and a live performance by The Suzan…the whole fam put it down!
Check this recap video by Yours Truly to share all the Day Off vibes, from beats to burgers to Mr Goldbar busting out his finest dance moves (they also got full songs from Yelawolf, The Suzan and Donnis). There were a bunch of other photographers and party professionals there to capture us at our best: check these shots from Mel Cole / Village Slum (here and here), Metromix, Kirill Was Here, Nicky Digital, Hi Fi Cartel, LTD Mag, Bongo Boy (with a Yelawolf interview too), iNime, Mr Mort’s favorite crowd looks, a bunch of YouTubes from br0nxr0yaltii, Slow Roast-ed footage from Tim Nolan, OkayPlayer vid and some pics and video from Dante Ross. If you’ve got more shots or footage, leave them in the comments!
Thanks to the crew at City Winery and all our production / promotion partners Scion, Jelly NYC, The FADER, LTD+, and Bushmills, all the FG soopa interns, and a giant Mr Goldbar bear hug to FG homegirl Dnyce for all her help behind the scenes. We’ll be back with more parties very soon! After the jump, some of our favorite Day Off moments. Read More
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