fyre festival

CONCERT TICKETS

Outdoor Festivals Need to Sell Out to Survive

Do smaller, niche festivals stand a fighting chance in a world of mega concerts?
Kevin Spurgaitis
3.9.19
fyre festival

Ja Rule Is Planning a New Music Festival That Is Definitely Not a Scam

Oh Ja Rule, what are we gonna do with you?
Taylor Hosking
2.15.19
thump news

Blink-182's Matt Skiba Said He Used Witchcraft to Sabotage Fyre Fest

"I consider myself a pagan and a witch. With every inch of my energy I wanted Fyre not to happen."
Alexander Iadarola
1.29.19
Film

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
1.17.19
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Two Fyre Festival Attendees Just Won $5 Million for Their Trauma

A North Carolina judge awarded the judgement against promoter Billy McFarland, including millions in punitive damages.
Gabrielle Bluestone
7.1.18
Food

I Went to The Giant Cheeseboard, London's Answer to Fyre Festival

It stunk, etc, etc.
Hannah J Davies
12.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can Relive the Fyre Fest Shitshow All Over Again with a New Docuseries

The upcoming multi-part doc promises to "expose what went wrong and who is to blame."
River Donaghey
11.2.17
VICE News

Fyre Festival CEO Faces Charges For Luring Investors With Fake Artist Deals

Billy McFarland allegedly made out that performers like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Chance the Rapper were generating income for his company.
Gabrielle Bluestone
7.2.17
Can't Handle the Truth

Fake News Was Weirdly Fun This Week

Prince Philip is alive, and a lot of other online hoaxes were actually amusing.
Mike Pearl
5.7.17
fyre festival

We Asked Actual Business People to Tear Fyre Festival's Leaked Pitch Deck Apart

"I'm actually impressed they managed to wrangle all these big Instagram people into promoting this shit show."
Maddison Connaughton
5.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Seth Rogen Is Working on a Movie About a Terrible Music Festival

No, it’s not a documentary about the Fyre Festival.
Mack Lamoureux
4.30.17
VICE News

Fyre Festival’s 25-Year-Old Organiser: “This Is the Worst Day of My Life”

The 25-year-old tech entrepreneur behind the festival described the fiasco as essentially an act of God.
Gabrielle Bluestone
4.30.17