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The Full Story of the Legendary Fyre Festival Cheese Sandwich

Why did only one photo go viral? Was that really the only food available? For the two-year anniversary of the spectacularly disastrous event, we did a deep dive to answer those questions.
Amelia Tait
4.29.19
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
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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
fyre festival

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
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Bought Blink-182 a $160k Yacht

So obviously I thought of a bunch of other shit he could've spent the money on instead.
Lauren O'Neill
3.7.18
In Memoriam

Things We Can Leave Behind in 2017

Sayonara! Thanks a lot for sucking!
Noisey UK Staff
1.2.18
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
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Has Been Arrested

The 25-year-old has been charged with wire fraud in connection with the festival. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.
Alex Robert Ross
7.3.17
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
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