January 28, 2023

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Travis Scott, Skepta, directs the Mirror Mirror Festival honoring Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh Securities, a creative company founded by the late Virgil Abloh, has announced a one-day music festival called Mirror Mirror in honor of his legacy. Travis Scott and Skepta will host the event. Yves Tumor, Pedro, Venus X, Bambii, Rampa, Acyde and Benji B also perform. Mirror Mirror will take place on December 3rd at the FPL Solar Amphitheater in Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida. Ticket sales go on sale tomorrow (November 23) with net profits supporting the Virgil Abloh Foundation.

“Virgil had the ability to bring everyone together to create magic,” said Shannon Abloh, his wife and CEO and managing director of Virgil Abloh Securities. “With his close associates, we wanted to bring everyone together to celebrate Virgil – his legacy, passion and caring for others. He believed his real work was to advocate for others and we will continue his work of supporting young artists with the creation of the Virgil Abloh Foundation in 2023.”

Abloh passed away in November 2021 after years of living privately with cancer. The influential fashion designer was also the artistic director of Louis Vuitton menswear, founder of Off-White and occasional DJ. Abloh has also directed music videos and designed album covers for Westside Gunn’s Pray for Paris, Lil Uzi Vert’s Luv Is Rage 2, Pop Smoke’s posthumous LP Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, and other albums. Frank Ocean, Tyler, the Creator and other artists paid tribute to Abloh after learning of his death.

Travis Scott’s booking for Mirror Mirror is part of his slow return to festival stages following the Astroworld tragedy. Early next year, Scott will also headline Rolling Loud California 2023 alongside Future and Playboi Carti.

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