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Fortunate Youth is a collective of six outstanding musicians/producers who have taken the worldwide music scene by storm. Spreading inspirational messages of Peace, Love, and Unity, Fortunate Youth connects music lovers from all over the world, creating a global family of positivity and progressive ideals. FY was born in Hermosa Beach California, a popular beach town in Los Angeles County. Four members attended high school together (Jered Draskovich, Corey Draskovich, Travis Walpole, and Greg Gelb) linking with Mississippi transplant Dan Kelly (singer) and later adding drummer from Las Vegas, Jordan Rosenthal. The band has toured heavily since 2009 with over 20 tours nationwide and abroad. Fortunate Youth has released 3 full length albums, two of which hit #1 on the Billboard and iTunes Reggae charts. “It’s All A Jam” (2013) and “Don’t Think Twice” (2015).

Currently Fortunate Youth is on the Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour (USA) with Slightly Stoopid and SOJA and will be playing select festival dates this summer.

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Fortunate Youth released a 6-song EP titled "Up-Lifted EP" in 2010.

Fortunate Youth released their first full-length album, "IRIE STATE OF MIND" on July 1, 2011, which quickly rose to #2 on the iTunes Reggae Charts also locking in a #13 position on Billboard Top 100 Reggae Albums of 2011.

2011 “One Love” single

2012 Moboogie Loft Sessions with Fortunate Youth Reggae

2013 release, "It's All A Jam", hit numerous charts including #1 Billboard Charts and #1 on iTunes Reggae Charts, #10 Billboard Pacific Heatseekers Chart, #23 Billboard National Heatseeker Chart along with #46 iTunes Overall Charts.

2014 Release Fortunate Youth Dub Collections Volume 1

2015 “My Love” Single

2015 “Don’t Think Twice” release hit #1 Billboard Reggae Charts and #1 on iTunes Reggae charts.


2010 Sun is Shining Tour with Sand Section


Tribal Youth #1

The Green Tour

Irie State of Mind Headline Summer Tour with Sand Section

One Love/ Holidaze Tour


Winter Blackout Tour with the Expendables 2012

Run the Show Tour

Summer of Sweet Love Tour 2012

Costa Rica Tour with TTT

RAW Rolling in the New Year Tour 2012


Spring Roots Tour with Inna Vision

Automatic Tour with Iration

Tribal Youth Tour #2


West Coast Cruisin Tour with Hirie

Its All A Jam Spring Tour with True Press

Fall With Friends Tour L1 with Ease Up, AOB, the Steppas, New Kingston

Fall With Friends L2 with Thrive , Expanders, Highdro

Hawaii Tour with the Steppas, and New Kingston


Trenchfest Guam with The Green, Iration, Jordan T, Josh Heinrichs, and Skillinjah

Winter Blackout Tour with the Expendables 2015

Don’t Think Twice Spring Tour with Hirie and Sensamotion

Don’t Think Twice Fall Tour L1

Don’t Think Twice Fall Tour L2


Set in Stone Tour with Stick Figure L1

Set in Stone Tour with Stick Figure L2

Road to Cali Roots with Peni Dean and Sensamotion

Slightly Stoopid Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour

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Mar-23 SLO, CA - SLO Brew
Mar-24 Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst
Mar-25 San Francisco, CA - Slim's
Mar-26 Santa Rosa, CA - Heart of the Nature Festival
Mar-30 Bakersfield, CA - B-Ryders
Mar-31 Indio, CA - Date Shed
Apr-1 Las Vegas, NV - The Vinyl @ Hard Rock
Apr-2 Scottsdale, AZ - Pub Rock Live
Apr-3 Albuquerque, -NM Launchpad
Apr-5 Austin, TX - The Parish*
Apr-6 Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock*
Apr-7 Houston, TX - Scout Bar*
Apr-8 Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey*
Apr-9 San Antonio, TX - Sam's Burger Joint*
Apr-11 Pensacola, FL - Vinyl Music Hall
Apr-12 Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits
Apr-13 Orlando, FL - The Social
Apr-14 St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live
Apr-15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
Apr-20 Charleston, SC - Music Farm
Apr-21 Wilmington, NC - Calico Room
Apr-22 Atlanta, GA - Sweetwater 420 Festival
Apr-23 Myrtle Beach, SC - Boathouse
Apr-25 Virginia Beach, VA - Shaka's Live
Apr-26 Vienna VA - Jammin' Java
Apr-27 Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live
Apr-28 NYC, NY - HIghline Ballroom
Apr-29 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
Apr-30 Asbury Park, NJ - Wonder Bar
May-3 Columbus, OH - Woodlands Tavern
May-4 Grand Rapids, MI - The Stache
May-5 Chicago, IL - 1st Ward
May-6 St. Louis, MO - The Bootleg
May-7 Springfield, MO - Outland Ballroom
May-10 Ft. Collins, CO - The Aggie
May-11 CO Springs, CO - Sunshine Studio
May-12 Denver, CO - Cervantes
May-13 Salt Lake City, UT - The Royal
May-14 Boise, ID - Reef
May-17 Spokane, WA - Big Dipper
May-18 Bellingham, WA - Shakedown
May-19 Seattle, WA - The Crocodile
May-20 Portland, OR - Analog Theatre
May-21 Arcata, CA - Humbrews

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