Fortunate Youth CD Release

Sam's Burger Joint Presents:

Fortunate Youth CD Release

Cas Haley

Sun, April 9, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$14.00 - $50.00

This event is all ages

Any Seating Available is on a First Come, First Served Basis. Seating NOT GUARANTEED. RESERVED BOOTHS DOES NOT INCLUDE ADMITTANCE TO SHOW - ONLY RESERVES THE BOOTH (Booths seat 4-6 people) You and your party will all still need a General Admission ticket to get in to the show. NO REFUNDS all sales final. $14 Advance/$17 Day of Show/$50 Reserved Booth

Fortunate Youth
Fortunate Youth
Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae stand-outs. Rising from various bands, they've created a phenomenal 6-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.

Fortunate Youth toured very heavily in 2012 supporting Headliners such as The Expendables and Tribal Seeds. FY also headlined their own Nationwide Summer of Sweet Love Tour proving they can pull their own weight. Making their first international departure, Fortunate Youth played 4 shows in Costa Rica spreading the love of reggae music internationally.

2013 release, "It's All A Jam", hit numerous charts including #1 on Billboard Reggae Charts, #10 Billboard Pacific Heatseekers Chart, #23 Billboard National Heatseeker Chart along with #1 on iTunes Reggae Charts and #46 iTunes Overall Charts. FY followed the album release with a 55-Show nationwide Spring Headline Tour seeing great response from the album's successful release.

Fortunate Youth just finished a Spring 2014 Headline Tour and are gearing up for their Fall with Friends Tour which boasts a solid lineup of support bands including: New Kingston, The Expanders, The Steppas, Ease Up, Thrive, Ashes of Babylon, and more. Keep an eye out for a show in a city near you. All Tour Dates can be seen at www.fortunatemusic.com
Cas Haley
Cas Haley
Texas native, Cas Haley is a soulful contemporary artist who has captured the heart of America through his upbeat Motown reminiscent melodic lyrics and rhythmic guitar-riffs, which are infused with a groovy surf-roots signature sound that only Cas Haley can provide. With over 50 million YouTube views in total and more than two million SoundCloud followers, the Billboard charting artist has engraved his name as a mainstay industry artist.

The married father of two delivers nothing less than impactful social goodness and pounds full of positivity in each and every song, as well as his live performances. His music conveys messages of appreciation for all things good, as family, friendship, being in the moment, unity and hope for a better tomorrow.

His forth and latest studio album, More Music More Family was co-produced by Tubby Love. The album is a follow-up to his 2013 album La Si Da, which was produced by Grammy-winning producer and engineer Rob Fraboni, who is known for his work with Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Keith Richards and The Rolling Stones. The newest record, More Music More Family is an evolution expression of Cas’s life, which has been released through Jimmy Buffett’s label, Mailboat Records.

In the self-titled track, More Music More Family, Cas writes, “Not long ago, I chased a dream… wrapped in ideas, of my past conditioning. I reached and reached for a day that’s not today, missing out on a blessed life, one that doesn’t go away. ” The track was written after spending much time on the road longing for his family, in pursuit of his dreams. Cas has evolved, living and breathing all things in which he sings – with his family touring by his side. “I finally understand… I’m just a family man,” his lyrics continue.

Cas’s music and infectious personality has attracted harmonious collaborations, tours and shared stages, with the likes of UB40, Al Green, Sheryl Crow, Allen Stone, SOJA, Ziggy Marley, Blues Traveler, Something Corporate, The Rocket Summer, The Green, G.Love, Easy Star All-Stars, Josh Heinrichs, Trevor Hall, Anuhea and Nahko and Medicine For The People, among others. He has also performed at renowned music festivals as Hangout Music Festival, California Roots Music and Arts Festival, Reggae on the River, and Mighty Sounds in the Czech Republic. He has recorded full-four albums and one Christmas album. Currently, Cas is in the studio recording new music for an upcoming solo-acoustic album.
Venue Information:
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215
http://samsburgerjoint.com/