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Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival Sets 2021 Dates, Expands to Two Days

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Eric Ray Davidson

Travis Scott photographed on Dec. 11, 2017 at the Houdini Estate in Los Angeles.

Travis Scott's hometown festival Astroworld is making its return to Houston this November. The typically one-day festival will expand to two days -- Nov. 5-6 -- at NRG Park. The 2021 edition will mark the festival's third and biggest year to date.

Scott is set to headline the festival and is expected to release his latest studio album, Utopia, later this year. He has dubbed this year's creative theme “Open Your Eyes to a Whole New Universe."

The Grammy-nominated artist will continue to personally help curate the lineup. The full music lineup will be revealed at a later date closer to the festival.

The music festival looks to once again bring back the beloved spirit and nostalgia of AstroWorld, the legendary and now-defunct amusement park that was located across the street from the current festival grounds, after first opening in 1968. As Scott grew up in nearby Missouri City just outside of Houston and attended the park numerous times as a child, Astroworld Festival will once again help revive the magic while helping to ultimately make his lifelong dream come true.

The last Astroworld held in 2019 welcomed a sold-out crowd of 50,000, according to event organizers. Past festival performances have included Post Malone, Rosalia, Pharrell Williams, Da Baby, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Playboi Carti and Megan Thee Stallion, among many others.

Two-day GA passes will be available for purchase here beginning May 5 at 10 a.m. CT. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to the festival’s official charity partner, Cactus Jack Foundation. Founded by Scott, the nonprofit organization looks to empower and enrich the lives of youth by providing access to education and creative resources to ensure long-term success.

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