Travis Scott to Headline Las Vegas Residency Almost a Year after Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott will headline a Las Vegas residency, almost a year after 10 people died during a crowd rush at his Astroworld Festival in November 2021. The “Sicko Mode”Road to Utopia is rapper’s new show that will be held at Resorts World Las Vegas starting Sept. 17. Zouk Nightclub. Scott, 31 years old, will perform a mixture of classic hits and new music.

Reports indicate that the limited residency will include only seven shows. Only two have been scheduled. PEOPLE. The first will take place on Sept. 17 and the second is scheduled for October 15. Tickets for September’s show are on sale already Visit the Zouk Group website. The show promises it will be “a mind-bending, first-of-its-kind nightclub residency experience,”According to a press release.

“Travis Scott was a seamless fit for the Zouk Nightclub roster,”Andrew Li, Zouk Group CEO, stated Monday that he was releasing a statement. Page Six. “His electric performances will pair perfectly with our immersive atmosphere, bringing our guests an unmatched show unlike anything else they can find in Las Vegas.”

This news comes after Scott’s first appearance at a music festival since the Astroworld tragedy. Future joined him on stage at Rolling Loud Miami to perform “Hold That Heat.”Scott performed his tracks as well “Goosebumps” “No Bystanders.”Scott performed for the first public time in May at E11Even Miami’s Miami Grand Prix weekend. He also performed in March at a private Oscars Party.

Scott was originally scheduled to perform at Day N Vegas, Nevada’s festival that was held Sept. 2-4. However, In early July, the festival was cancelled. due to a “combination of logistics, timing and production issues,” organizers said. Other headliners were J. Cole and SZA. Scott would have made his first festival headlining appearance since Astroworld 2021 if the festival had been held.

November 5, 2021 was the date of the Astroworld crowd rush tragedy. Two others died in hospital the next day. Eight people died at the concert. All 10 were pronounced dead at the scene from accidental compression asphyxiation. Scott offered to pay the funeral costs of the victims, but some relatives declined. Scott, Live Nation, as well as other people involved in the festival’s organisation, were all consolidated into one civil case, which included almost 2,800 victims.

Scott stated that he did not know that fans had been injured following his concert in a December interview with Charlamagne tha God. Scott insisted that he had never seen any signs from the crowd which would have caused him to cancel the performance. “It’s so crazy because I’m that artist too – anytime you can hear something like that, you want to stop the show,” Scott. “You want to make sure fans get the proper attention they need. Anytime I could see anything like that, I did. I stopped it a couple times to just make sure everybody was OK. And I really just go off the fans’ energy as a collective – call and response. I just didn’t hear that.”

In March, Scott launched Project HEALSeveral Charitable initiatives that include $1 million pledged to scholarships for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Scott stated that he had a lot of experience in launching the project. “been taking the time and space to grieve, reflect and do my part to heal my community”Since Astroworld. “Most importantly, I want to use my resources and platform moving forward towards actionable change,”The rapper continued. “This will be a lifelong journey for me and my family.” 

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