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Travis Scott says he is cooperating with authorities after the event left eight dead. (Astroworld/Twitter)

Astroworld Festival organizers and rappers Travis Scott and Drake are being sued after the event left eight dead and hundreds injured on Friday night.

Texas attorney Thomas J. Henry filed a lawsuit on Sunday naming Scott, whose real name is Jacques Bermon Webster; Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Drake Graham, Live Nation and NRG stadium.

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Travis Scott's third Astroworld festival resulted in a crowd surge that killed eight and injured hundreds more on Saturday. (Astroworld/Twitter)

Thousands of concert attendees were left reeling after a tragedy at Travis Scott's Astroworld performance left eight dead and hundreds more wounded in a crowd frenzy in Houston on Friday night.

Scott's third annual Astroworld festival was canceled a night early after the deadly crowd surge.

Those at the concert told horrific tales of unconscious bodies falling on top of one another, screams for help and teenagers desperately performing CPR on passed-out concertgoers. Austin resident Kathryn Alonzo said the crowd was already suffocating just a few minutes into the performance.

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(Aaron Rogosin/SXSW)

Ready to switch focus to another global Austin festival? South By Southwest announced over 160 sessions on Wednesday and is offering their lowest prices of the March 2022 event to those that register by 2 a.m. Friday.

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It's shaping up to be a rainy ACL weekend, but there are ways to prepare. (ACL/Austonia edit)

A storm is brewing in Austin, and it's just in time for the biggest outdoor event of the year.

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