GMAN & RIZK CLUB, PARTY, EVENTS, CONCERTS, LISTINGS, CALENDAR, NEWSLETTER, FOR VANCOUVER, CANADA DATES: Feb.16 – March 31/18
We have a very special weekend ahead as we celebrate the Lunar New Year. This Friday, Feb.16 we transform the Special Projects Space at Fortune Sound with an installation and art work by Cesar Martinez for this exclusive Vancity x Fortune Sound x Chinese New Year apparel capsule collection that will be available for sale. In the main room look for Dj’s Rico Uno, Christian Flores & Palehock in the mix.
Check out Fortune Sound’s Year In Review for 2017 http://bit.ly/2EsaGV3.
In Fortune Sound tradition we are happy to present the Get Lucky art show presented by District Local this Sunday, Feb.18 from 11am-4pm. It’s FREE so just show up. Come through for the Chinese New Year parade and pop in.
Video Watch; Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake ‘King’s Dead’ http://bit.ly/2o3IqOF, Torey Lanez ‘Skrt Skrt’ http://bit.ly/2o2bE01, VanJess ft. Goldlink ‘Through Enough’ http://bit.ly/2EJwz1C.
Friday – Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender St) Feb.16 Rico Uno, Christian Flores & Palehock
Sunday – Get Lucky Art Show at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender St) Feb.17
FREE DOWNLOADABLE MIX: SMALLTOWN DJ’S ‘BEST OF 2017’
New ‘Best of’ mix by Smalltown Dj’s featuring LCD Soundsystem, Steve Lacy, Point Point, Mura Masa, Rex Orange County, King Krule & more. Download or stream http://bit.ly/2DAst8o.
VANCITY x FORTUNE SOUND ‘UNCHAINED’ APPAREL CAPSULE RELEASE
Friday, Feb.16 at Fortune Sound Special Projects Space (147 E. Pender) 10pm
Premiering an exclusive apparel collection in honour of Chinese New Year ft. art by Cesar Martinez El Diablo in collaboration w/ Vancity Original Brand and Fortune Sound Club . Limited long-sleeve and short-sleeve items will be available for sale at the event. Join the FB event http://bit.ly/2FcGYPQ.
CHINESE NEW YEAR ‘GET LUCKY’ ART SHOW
Sunday, Feb.18 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) 11am - 4pm
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2018 (Year of the Dog!), we’ve invited Vancouver artists to create artwork on red pocket/lucky envelopes for a one-day art show. Artists have the freedom to use their media of choice, using red envelopes as the canvas. Timed with the Chinese New Year Parade, the art show is right on the parade route. Come get a full dose of new year's fun and culture and party with us! Lucky Red Envelope Art by 35+ Vancouver Artists. Special Launch Exhibit of Chinatown Tales: Illustrations by Chairman Ting. Chinatown Pop-up Bazaar of Local Art + Wares. Dumpling Bar by Dickson Li. Snacks, Drinks, Music, Awesome Prize Raffle, and more! Join the FB event http://bit.ly/2Died87.
NOODLES (KEHLANI’S OFFICIAL DJ)
CHRISTINE YURIE, LECHVNCE, KEKE, CLU & LEMON
GET LITT 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Friday, Feb.23 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors10pm
Noodles brings the vibe of R&B classics, mixed with modern day rap, integrated with an electronic sound. In early 2014 an R&B singer who goes by "Kehlani" had approached Micah and asked her to be her tour DJ. Since then the 2 artists have been touring while hosting many after parties in different cities together. Micah throws a party in Los Angeles called "Recess" held at Lock & Key every 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2H15SUC. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2FW6BFe.
ALTAMONT & EMERICA PRESENT
W/ FLESH WORLD & JO PASSED
Saturday, Feb.24 at Venue (147 E. Pender) doors 10pm
No Age returns to Vancouver, playing at VENUE in celebration of their newest album Snares Like a Haircut on Saturday, February 24th with guests to be announced. Join the FB event http://bit.ly/2A6Yw0r. Tickets on sale now ~ http://bit.ly/2mPCbQm. Hardcopies ~ Red Cat Main, Red Cat Hastings, Zulu, Neptoon
CYHI THE PRINCE
W/ SAILOR GERRY, MARVEL, TEE KRISPIL & RAIDEN
HYPHY 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Saturday, Feb.24 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors10pm
CyHi the Prynce first came onto the scene in 2010 when he was signed on Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music imprint. CyHi has dropped five mixtapes, featuring collaborations with 2 Chainz, Childish Gambino, and Yelawulf among others, while keeping up with his talented G.O.O.D. Music contemporaries, appearing on the the lablel's compilation album, "Cruel Summer", in addition to popping up on Kanye's seminal "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." He also has worked with the best producers in the game, appearing on tracks produced by Just Blaze, No ID, and Kanye himself. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2E6bKy2. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2FVVBrf.
RISE & SHINE ‘RAP, R&B & DANCE MUSIC TALKS, WORKSHOPS & SHOWCASE’
Sunday, Feb.25 & Monday, Feb.26 at Fortune Sound (147 E.Pender St) doors 8pm
Rise and Shine is an event designed to showcase the talent emerging and existing in Vancouver within the urban creative community. Specifically focused on R&B, Rap and Dance genres. It is a free all-ages event focussed on collaboration and production of Rap, R&B, Dance music in Vancouver and how to strengthen our scene and output with the help of funding available to Canadian music artists. Join the FB & see the full schedule http://bit.ly/2BQ5Wma. Registration is free. Please register in advance since capacity is limited!
HIGHER BROTHERS ‘JOURNEY TO THE WEST TOUR’
Thursday, March 1 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) All Ages (6:30pm-9:30pm) 19+ (10pm-2am)
Higher Brothers may be Chinese hip hop’s greatest hope. Each of the four members deliver dexterous wordplay impressive enough to win over fans worldwide. Their self-produced videos from the streets of Chengdu are taking the global hip hop scene by storm. Join the All Ages FB event http://bit.ly/2APOgbe. Join the 19+ FB event http://bit.ly/2B9QpB4. Sold Out!
CHRISTIAN FLORES & LECHVNCE
Friday, March 2 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors10pm
New Jersey Hip-hop producer/DJ Just Blaze (Jay Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar) returns to Fortune Sound Club for Happy Ending Fridays on March 2nd w/ support from HEF residents Flores & LeChance! Join the FB http://bit.ly/2HeCCJS. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2Cje1Qz.
J.I.D. & EARTHGANG ‘NEVER HAD SHIT TOUR’
Saturday, March 10 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors 7pm, curfew 10:30pm
J.I.D, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed to J. Cole's Dreamville Records. The Never Story, was released on March 10, 2017.
EarthGang are an American rap duo composed of rappers Johnny "Olu O. Fann" Venus and Doctur "Eian Undrai Parker" Dot. Formed in 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, EarthGang released its first EP, The Better Party, in 2010. This was followed by several singles and three albums, including Mad Men and Good News in 2011, and Shallow Graves For Toys in 2013. The latter peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Emerging Artists chart and was largely well-received, with Noisey calling it "one of the most well thought-out releases of the year" and praising the album's "playful delivery and biting lyricism. Advanced tickets http://bit.ly/2zRWy2a
SOULECTION RADIO w/ JOE KAY & FRIENDS
Friday, March 16 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors 10pm
Happy Ending Fridays welcomes back Soulection (https://www.facebook.com/Soulection) head honcho Joe Kay on the "Soulection Radio" North American Tour with special guests TBA at Fortune Sound Club Friday, March 16th. With support from HEF residents. Bringing together all forms of progressive music, Soulection is an independent label, radio show, and artist collective that was founded in Los Angeles in 2011. By consistently bringing visibility to meaningful music and curating memorable experiences, Soulection has broadcast it’s vision and created a culture that brings together hundreds of thousands of supporters worldwide. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2jwDzTE. Advanced tickets http://bit.ly/2AIV4tn.
W/ JUELZ, DONNA CROONER & NALA
Thursday, March 29 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors 9pm-1am
Carol City rapper Denzel Curry returns to Fortune Sound Club for Seasons Festival 2018 on Thursday, March 29th with Juelz, Donna Crooner & Nala - Doors 9pm. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2E0Whza Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2E865qp.
W/ S’NATRA & MORE GUESTS TBA
Friday, March 30 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors10pm
Brooklyn-based duo Brasstracks bring their funked-up, electronic R&B to Happy Ending Fridays for Seasons Festival 2018 on Friday, March 30th with S'natra - Doors 10pm.
Join the FB http://bit.ly/2EdQVzG. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2s2Cfi3.
GRIEVES ‘STIL RUNNING TOUR’
FT. MOUSE POWELL
Friday, April 6 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors 7pm-10:30pm
Seattle based rapper Grieves (Rhymesayers) comes through Fortune Sound for his Still Running Tour. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2Ern7R7. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2o8FL5d.
Saturday, April 7 at Commodore (868 Granville St) doors 8pm
BADBADNOTGOOD returns to Vancouver, bringing their Canada Spring Tour to The Commodore Ballroom on Saturday, April 7th with guests to be announced - Doors 8pm. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2DgCoRb. SOLD OUT
BADBADNOTGOOD ‘2CND SHOW ADDED!’
Monday, April 9 at Commodore (868 Granville St) doors 8pm
BADBADNOTGOOD returns to Vancouver, bringing their Canada Spring Tour to The Commodore Ballroom on Saturday, April 7th with guests to be announced - Doors 8pm. Join the FB http://bit.ly/2DgCoRb. Advanced tickets http://bplive.ca/events/badbadnotgood-2.
YUNG GRAVY “THE GRAVY TRAIN TOUR” (ALL AGES)
Thursday, May 3 at Fortune Sound (147 E. Pender) doors10pm
Rapper and hip-hop music producer also known by the monikers Lil Steamer and Mr. Butter who is popular for the singles "Mr. Clean," "Splash Mountain," and "Boomin." He distributed his music through the sharing platform SoundCloud to develop an audience. Join the FB https://goo.gl/hAUbAm. Advanced tickets & more info http://bit.ly/2FY7rkM.
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