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Travis Scott announces first Astroworld Festival in Houston

Epic RecordsTravis Scott is turning his hometown into Astroworld.

As his Astroworld album is expected to dethrone Drake’s Scorpion as the number one album on the Billboard 200 chart, the H-Town rapper announced Friday that he'll be hosting the first Astroworld Festival on November 17.

“TOLD THE DOGS I’D BRING IT BACK @ASTROWORLDFEST http://ASTROWORLDFEST.COM,” Scott tweeted with a poster for the event.

The event will be held at NRG Park in Houston with the lineup to be announced soon, according to The park is located directly across from the old Astroworld amusement park, which opened in 1968 and was demolished in 2005.

"Travis, myself and our couldn't be more excited to finally reveal our plans for the first-ever Astroworld Festival," Scott’s manager, David Stromberg, tells Pollstar. 

"Our ultimate goal in launching this Fest is to bring some well-deserved recognition to Travis' hometown of Houston, the place that has made him both the man and creative artist he is today."

"H-Town has an incredible rich cultural history, and we look forward to showcasing to residents from Travis' own backyard and across the globe what makes this city so special," Stromberg continues. "Make sure to get your tickets now as the inaugural Astroworld will be a really special and unique experience not to be missed."

Tickets are now available on

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