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Travis Scott Named Headliner of Upcoming Mirror Mirror Festival

Travis Scott Named Headliner of Upcoming Mirror Mirror Festival
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Travis Scott has been named headliner together with Skepta for the upcoming Mirror Mirror Competition in honor of the late Virgil Abloh.

Virgil Abloh Securities, based by the late Virgil Abloh, has introduced a one-day music competition referred to as Mirror Mirror to honor his legacy. Travis Scott and Skepta will headline the occasion, with performances from Yves Tumor, Pedro, Venus X, Bambii, Rampa, Acyde, and Benji B. Mirror Mirror will happen on December 3 on the FPL Photo voltaic Amphitheater at Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida. Tickets are on sale beginning in the present day, with web income supporting the Virgil Abloh Basis.

An influential designer and creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear, Virgil Abloh was additionally the founding father of Off-White and an occasional DJ. Abloh directed music movies and designed album covers for artists like Westside Gunn, Lil Uzi Vert, and Pop Smoke. Virgil Abloh handed away in November 2021 after dwelling privately with most cancers for a number of years.

“Virgil had the power to carry everybody collectively to create magic,” says Shannon Abloh, the designer’s spouse and CEO of Virgil Abloh Securities. 

“Along with his shut collaborators, we needed to carry everybody collectively to rejoice Virgil — his legacy, his ardour, and his take care of others. He believed his actual work was championing others, and we are going to proceed his work supporting youth within the arts with the launch of the Virgil Abloh Basis in 2023.”

Travis Scott’s headlining of the occasion is a part of his gradual return to competition levels following the Astroworld tragedy final yr during which ten individuals misplaced their lives. Subsequent yr, he may even headline Rolling Loud California 2023 alongside Future and Playboi Carti.

The fallout of the Astroworld crowd crush tragedy on November 5, 2021, has led to a brand new potential settlement between Harris County and the Metropolis of Houston over NRG Park, the venue the place the occasion happened and which overlaps jurisdictions of each Houston and Harris County. The brand new settlement focuses on occasions on the venue with greater than 6,000 attendees and critiques “safety, fireplace, life, and security plans” of outside concert events at NRG Park.

“The issue began lengthy earlier than the disaster stage when it was lastly acknowledged that this was uncontrolled,” stated Paul Wertheimer, founding father of Crowd Administration Methods/Crowdsafe.

Occasion planners seeking to make the most of the venue might want to present an “Occasion Safety Plan or Occasion Medical Plan” and participate in recurrently scheduled conferences with illustration from the Houston Hearth Division, Houston Police Division, Mayor’s Workplace of Particular Occasions, Harris County Sherriff’s Workplace, Harris County Hearth Marshal’s Workplace, NRG Park, and extra.