Roskilde 2019 is the forthcoming version of a Danish musical competition that employs a non-profit philosophy, one thing which has contributed to its fame throughout Western Europe, and the World over. Those lucky sufficient to make the journey in June-July of subsequent 12 months will likely be granted a novel alternative to soak up a variety of musical genres, together with sure, I stated it: Hip-hop represented by Houston rapper Travis Scott.
Right off the heels of a record-setting 2018, Travis Scott headlines of principally European-based "progressive artists," with just a few alternatives coming the best way of the USA and even South America.
Travis Scott (USA)
Scarlet Pleasure (Denmark)
Ghetto Kumbé (Colombia)
Full of Hell & The Body (USA)
Julia Holter (USA)
Nicola Cruz (Ecuador)
Parquet Courts (USA)
Rival Consoles (UK)
The lead organizer for the competition, Anders Wahrén, had this to say about Travis' anointment on the head of the pack: "Travis Scott is likely one of the finest reside artists in fashionable hip-hop, and he’s greater than able to tackle our iconic Orange Stage, strongly on his solution to changing into an icon himself. Bring on summer season already!"
Tickets for the competition go on sale on the finish of November and will likely be made obtainable on the onset the competition's official webpage (proper right here). All the proceeds from ticket gross sales go on to an "arts & tradition" charity arrange by the organizers.