2105 S. State St.
Chicago, IL, 60616
This event is 21 and over
Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae stand-outs. Rising from various bands, they've created a phenomenal 7-piece masterpiece bringing more fire to the stage than ever before. Combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos, and heavy keys separates Fortunate Youth from every other mainstream reggae band. With their high energy approach and positive stage presence they provide an unforgettable show to every music fan. Fortunate Youth's objective is to ensure a performance that leaves you feeling euphoric and curious of what might happen at the next show.
In 2011 they supported Tribal Seeds on their nationwide Tribal Youth Tour to spread their conscious music to the nation. F.Y. linked up The Green, from Hawaii, for a Midwest/Westcoast run before jumping back in the studio to record. They have hit the masses promoting only their 6-song EP titled "Up-Lifted EP" and just released their full-length album, "IRIE STATE OF MIND" on July 1, 2011. Fortunate Youth will also be touring very heavily through 2011 including a Naitonwide CD Release Summer Tour.
Upon Releasing their full-length album they quickly rose to #2 on the iTunes Reggae Charts and also locked in a #13 position on Billboard Top 100 Reggae Albums. Receiving great praise for early success Fortunate Youth strives to spread their interpretation of Reggae music to Music Lovers worldwide.
They have had the honor to share the stage with bands such as Groundation, Toots & The Maytals, The Green, The Wailers, Katchafire, Tribal Seeds, The Expendables, Pepper, Dirty Heads, Natural Vibrations, Tomorrows Bad Seeds and Sashamon.
Inna Vision is back, riding the current wave of Polynesian Reggae that is blowing up, and presenting to the public their third full length album appropriately entitled "No Stopping." Their new album delivers a full-fledged original sound that encompasses all the beauty involved with everyday struggles, brought forward through the lens of the Hawiian culture. "No Stopping" is created to inspire listeners in following their dreams and their passions, despite life's many challenges. Each song is chosen with purpose, created with passion, and presented with righteousness. Inna Vision's 2011 Upliftment Tour, co-billing with the legendary Kymani Marley, stopped in Oregon, Vegas, Utah, and the Hawai'i Islands. Now, with their new release, Inna Vision looks to bring it all together and take it to the next level.