Fortunate Youth

with Josh Heinrichs, Nick Sefakis
Fri, Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm PDT ( Doors: 5:00 pm )
Beach House , 3125 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, CA
Ages 21 and Up
Additional Info
Rain Or Shine, Standing Room Only 

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Artists
Josh Heinrichs

Josh Heinrichs is a stalwart in the American and worldwide reggae community. Beginning his own reggae band, Jah Roots, in Springfield, Missouri in 2001 as well as forming his own record label, GanJah Records with his wife, Kaytee. Josh wrote and recorded 5 albums with his former band, Jah Roots, and gained a loyal independent following via Myspace and a tireless touring schedule from 2005-2009. Josh left Jah Roots in 2009 to pursue a solo career and since starting his solo career, he has released a #1 Billboard Reggae album(Good Vibes 2016) & seven other, Top 10 debuting albums. As a solo artist, Josh has toured the entire USA coast to coast multiple times with acts like SOJA, Tribal Seeds & Fortunate Youth and has performed 5 Hawaiian Islands tours with different acts such as J Boog, Anuhea & Ooklah The Moc. Josh has also performed for the island nation of Guam, twice,both times arriving to great fanfare with multiple local Guam television & radio media outlets covering his arrival & performance and thousands of screaming fans singing every word along with Josh during his performances at The Trenchfest Festival at the Guam Greyhound track alongside other acts Katchafire, Iration, Cas Haley, Fortunate Youth and The Green. Over the years since Josh's 2001 start, he has shared the stage along the way with many headline acts like Bob Marley's children(Ziggy,Stephen, Damian,etc...), George Clinton, The Wailers, 311, Slightly Stoopid and many more. Josh has made numerous appearances at music festivals all over the USA, Guam and Hawaii from 4 appearances at The largest Reggae festival in USA, California Roots, to multiple appearances at The Austin, TX Reggae Fest, Chicago Reggae Fest as well as appearances on some of the largest non-Reggae festivals as well like Wakarusa, Summercamp, Gathering of the Vibes and many more. Josh also hosts his own Springfield,MO Reggae Fest annually every year in October which has welcomed acts like SOJA, Junior Marvin of Bob Marley and The Wailers, Marlon "Ganja Farmer" Asher, Natural Vibrations, Mike Pinto and many more to Springfield, Missouri to come perform with Josh in his hometown where he still resides. With all these accolades, years of touring and constantly promoting positive Reggae music through out the world. Josh's form of Reggae music and message remain a constant driving force behind the current reggae scene, worldwide.

Nick Sefakis

Hailing from the Rocky Mountains of Salt Lake City Utah, Nick Sefakis is an American Roots-Reggae & Hip Hop Artist, Producer, and Multi-Instrumentalist, most commonly known for his role as guitarist and vocalist in the band Iya Terra. He joined in 2014 and, as they gained popularity, he quickly became known as an ambassador in the modern reggae world with his powerful voice, commanding stage presence, & innovative production techniques. His albums are self-produced at his studio Enoch Sound Studio. Nick released his debut album “Foundation” in 2020 (#2 iTunes US Reggae Charts Debut). Followed by a remix version titled “Foundation in Dub" (#13 iTunes US Reggae Charts Debut). Shortly after that, he released a collaboration EP with lead singer of John Brown's Body titled “Nick Sefakis Meets Elliot Martin” (#4 iTunes US Reggae Charts Debut). In 2022, he released his Sophomore album titled "Hear My Sound" (#5 iTunes US Reggae Charts) containing 17 songs and 7 featured artists. This album was preceded by 3 singles. First single with Denver based reggae collaborative The Autos titled "Will of Jah", second single with Marcus Gad titled "Spirit of Love", & third single titled “Live & Learn”. Some more notable collaborations Nick has been a part of recently are "Burn Them Out" w Green Lion Crew, “Trod” w The Ligerians, “Wake Up” w Irie Yute, “Late Night” w Dre Island, "Do Good" w/ Eureka Sound, "We Are The Solution" w/ Kat Hall , "Wicked Ways" w/ Kyle Smith and more.

In the summer of 2023 Nick released a song every two weeks (total of 6 songs) ranging from Reggae to Hip Hop to Dancehall showing his versatility as an artist and producer. 

Upon release of his debut album in 2020, Nick was voted "Breakout Artist of the Year" by Reggae360. He has since gone on to create a name for himself as a solo act supporting reggae legends Don Carlos at the Music Box in San Diego, Groundation at the Fox Theatre in Salinas, and has also headlined multiple shows in the Socal area as he looks to expand his touring outreach. 

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