Fyre Festival

Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

The promoter of a botched, highly publicized music festival in the Bahamas has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Associated Press | October 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Fyre Festival Promoter’s Lawyer Asks For Lenient Sentence, Citing Mental Illness

A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes. Attorney Randall…
Associated Press | September 24, 2018 - 8:19 pm

SEC Settles $24.7M Fraud Case Against Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland

The United States Security and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday (7/24) it has settled charges against Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland and his associates. New York…
Taylor Mims / Billboard | July 24, 2018 - 5:44 pm

Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Arrested On Fraud Charges

The promoter of a failed music festival in the Bahamas has been arrested again on fraud charges as he awaits sentencing in the earlier case.
Associated Press | June 12, 2018 - 7:01 pm