Travis Scott held his highly-anticipated Utopia concert at Rome’s historic Circus Maximus, a former chariot-racing track from the Roman Empire. The event, which marked his first Utopia concert, saw him perform the entire album initially but later veered into some of his greatest hits like “Highest in the Room” and “Butterfly Effect.” Dressed in shoulder pads, he mesmerized the massive crowd on a set with impressive rock formations and an array of giant amps and speakers.
The concert took an exciting turn when Kanye West made a surprise appearance, joining Travis Scott on stage for a captivating performance of “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.” Scott expressed gratitude for Kanye’s influence and remarked that Utopia wouldn’t be complete without him. The show continued with other highlights, including his collaborations with The Weeknd, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, and Justin Vernon.
Although Travis Scott had planned a performance at the Pyramids of Giza initially, it was canceled. However, he delighted fans by promising more events, culminating in the Circus Maximus concert. His new movie, “Circus Maximus,” had also recently received a theatrical release.
Here’s the setlist of the electrifying night:
- Thank God
- Modern Jam
- Praise God (with Kanye West)
- Can’t Tell Me Nothing (with Kanye West)
- My Eyes
- Butterfly Effect
- Highest in the Room
- Delresto (Echoes)
- Lost Forever
- I Know ?
- No Bystanders
- Topia Twins
- Beibs in the Trap
- Sicko Mode
The article was originally published on August 7 at 3:34 p.m. Eastern and last updated on the same day at 4:54 p.m. Eastern.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Utopia Concert
Q: When and where did Travis Scott perform his Utopia concert with Kanye West?
A: Travis Scott performed his Utopia concert with Kanye West at Rome’s Circus Maximus, a public park once used as a chariot-racing track in the Roman Empire, on August 7.
Q: Did Travis Scott perform the entire Utopia album during the concert?
A: While Travis Scott initially started performing the Utopia album in order, he later deviated from the tracklist and included some of his popular hits like “Highest in the Room” and “Butterfly Effect.”
Q: Was there a special surprise guest during the Utopia concert?
A: Yes, Kanye West made a surprise appearance during the concert and joined Travis Scott on stage for a performance of “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.”
Q: What were some of the other highlights of the concert?
A: Travis Scott performed his collaborations with artists like The Weeknd, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, and Justin Vernon, adding to the excitement of the night.
Q: Why was the concert at the Pyramids of Giza canceled?
A: The concert at the Pyramids of Giza, which was initially planned, was canceled for unspecified reasons.
Q: How did Travis Scott conclude the concert?
A: Travis Scott closed the concert with the performance of “Telekinesis,” where he sang from the backseat of a car.
Q: What songs were included in the setlist of the Utopia concert?
A: Some of the songs in the setlist were “Hyaena,” “Thank God,” “Modern Jam,” “Aye,” “Sirens,” “Praise God,” “My Eyes,” “Delresto (Echoes),” “Lost Forever,” “Mafia,” “I Know,” “No Bystanders,” “Fe!n,” “Topia Twins,” “Beibs in the Trap,” “Gatti,” “Meltdown,” “Sicko Mode,” “Antidote,” “Goosebumps,” and “Telekinesis.”