Who does not like music? No matter the genre, it is impossible not to get goosebumps when your favorite song plays. And much more when you do it at a music festival, while you watch your favorite artist singing the songs that you sing yourself while taking a bath, cooking, cleaning at home, or driving on the way anywhere. For all the above, it is impossible not to be happy when Travis Scott confirmed that the Astroworld fest will have its 2021 edition.
Although the Covid-19 pandemic has canceled many events throughout the planet, this did not stop Scott’s plans to celebrate his festival. Despite the cancellation of this year’s Astroworld fest, the 2021 edition is assured. Through the festival’s official Instagram account, the return of the event was announced with a very concise message, but with a lot of sentiment for its fans.
“See You next year… at Astrofest. Can’t wait to turn the f*CK up! – T… [Stay safe]”, says the post.
While there is no exact date or place for the next Astroworld festival, it is most likely Houston and, like in previous editions, it will be a spectacle without control and pure enjoyment.
The first edition began in November 2018 in downtown Houston. The lineup at that time consisted of Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd, Gunna, Houston All-Stars, Sheck Wes, Metro Boomin, Trippie Redd, Virgil Abloh, Smokepurpp, and Tommy Genesis. The purpose of the festival, according to the official website, is “to give life and happiness again” to the amusement park that bears the same name and is located a few blocks from the festival.
“Founded by Travis Scott, Astroworld Festival is a music fest curated by the Houston native himself. Astroworld festival takes place across the streets from the former home of Astroworld, an amusement park opened in downtown Houston in 1968. Astroworld was originally built to complement the nearby Astrodome, the world’s first multi-purpose domed sports arena, referred to by many as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. The festival ultimately seeks to bring back the beloved spirit and nostalgia of Astroworld – making a childhood dream of Travis’s come true. Residents of Houston and travelers from across the globe are now able to experience the magic that was Astroworld”, It’s read on the festival website.
For the 2019 edition, things went big both for the attendance of the public and the invited artists. For that year, the festival featured the participation of Migos, Marilyn Manson, Megan Thee Stallion, Pharrell Williams, Playboi Carti, DaBaby, Gucci Mane, Tay Keith, Young Dolph, Key Glock, the late Pop Smoke, Rosalia, and Don Toliver, and had revenues of more than 34 million dollars.
Details are still missing on where and when the next edition of the Astroworld festival will take place; It also remains to know who will form the lineup of the event. But, taking into account what 2020 was due to Covid-19, and all the other situations that made this year a chaotic one, the most certain is that the 2021 edition will be a lack of control capable of reaching the stars. Yes, in the Travis way.