Travis Scott headline Mirror Mirror Festival

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Travis Scott has been named headliner together with Skepta for the upcoming Mirror Mirror Pageant in honor of the late Virgil Abloh.

Virgil Abloh Securities, based by the late Virgil Abloh, has introduced a one-day music pageant known 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 as we speak, with web earnings supporting the Virgil Abloh Basis.

An influential dressmaker and inventive 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 flexibility to deliver everybody collectively to create magic,” says Shannon Abloh, the designer’s spouse and CEO of Virgil Abloh Securities. 

“Together with his shut collaborators, we needed to deliver everybody collectively to have fun 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 sluggish return to pageant phases following the Astroworld tragedy final 12 months by which ten folks misplaced their lives. Subsequent 12 months, 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 agreement between Harris County and the Metropolis of Houston over NRG Park, the venue the place the occasion occurred 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 live shows 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 Fireplace Division, Houston Police Division, Mayor’s Workplace of Particular Occasions, Harris County Sherriff’s Workplace, Harris County Fireplace Marshal’s Workplace, NRG Park, and extra.

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