Travis Scott to headline ‘Day N Vegas,’ first US competition since Astroworld tragedy

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Travis Scott is making his return to U.S. festivals for the primary time for the reason that tragic occasions that occurred throughout his Astroworld live performance in Houston, Texas, in November 2021.

The rapper, 31, can be headlining the “Day N Vegas” competition in September, the competition shared on their official Instagram account. This may mark Scott’s official return to performing in massive venues within the U.S.

In April, information was shared that Scott was booked for the Primavera Sound Pageant in Chile, Brazil and Argentina in November. Scott can be making his return to the stage earlier than his South America look.  

Travis Scott will return to a major U.S. festival for the first time since the Astroworld tragedy in November.

Travis Scott will return to a significant U.S. competition for the primary time for the reason that Astroworld tragedy in November.
(Photograph by Brian Stukes/Getty Photographs)

The “Day N Vegas” competition may also host SZA and J. Cole to headline the three-day occasion. Different large names embody Summer season Walker, 21 Savage, Playboi Carti and H.E.R.

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A consultant for Scott didn’t instantly reply to Every day Submit’ request for remark. 

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Scott just lately carried out on the Billboard Music Awards in Could. He was accompanied by Kylie Jenner and their daughter, Stormi Webster, for the efficiency.

In April,  Scott appeared on his first track for the reason that tragedy. He’s featured on rapper Future and producer Southside’s observe, “Hold That Heat.” 

Kylie Jenner, Stormi Webster and Travis Scott backstage during the 2022 Billboard Music Awards held on May 15.

Kylie Jenner, Stormi Webster and Travis Scott backstage through the 2022 Billboard Music Awards held on Could 15.
(Photograph by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photograph Financial institution through Getty Photographs)

For the reason that tragedy, Scott has spoken about Astroworld thrice, together with his preliminary apology video, a subsequent interview and his announcement of a brand new philanthropic marketing campaign.

When Scott, whose actual identify is Jacques Bermon Webster, took the stage to shut out the 2021 Astroworld Music Pageant, the gang was already densely filled with followers trying to get a glimpse of the headlining performer.

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A lot of them sneaked into the venue all through the day. Authorities have mentioned 50,000 folks attended the occasion in Houston. Over 300 folks had been handled at an on-site subject hospital at NRG Park, and a minimum of 13 had been hospitalized after the gang reportedly surged ahead. 

Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.

Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Pageant at NRG Park on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
(Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Scott has confronted criticism for not stopping the present, however he has claimed a number of occasions he was unaware of how dire the state of affairs was within the crowd from his vantage level on the stage and solely realized of how unhealthy issues bought after his set had concluded. 

The youngest sufferer of the tragedy was 9-year-old Ezra Blount. The others who died ranged in age from 14 to 27, lots of whom had been named in lawsuits filed within the days after the tragedy. 

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Every day Submit’ Mariah Haas and The Related Press contributed to this report.

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