Fyre Festival's Legal Woes Rage On

By Brad Hancock (May 30, 2017, 1:32 PM EDT) -- The music event once billed by organizers and social media influencers as the musical and "cultural experience of the decade" has led to legal woes for its organizers and a host of challenges for attendees, sponsors, vendors, social media influencers and performers. The Fyre Festival was organized to potentially be the next Coachella for millennials, bringing at least 35 musical acts to island stages catering to the social elite, promising exclusive villas, gourmet meals, and featuring opportunities to rent jet skis, boats, park private yachts and enjoy an exclusive experience in the Bahamas. But, according to a class action suit filed in the Superior Court of California (Los Angeles County), the festival grounds — set on the idyllic island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas — "were barren and disorganized."[1]...

Law360 is on it, so you are, too.

A Law360 subscription puts you at the center of fast-moving legal issues, trends and developments so you can act with speed and confidence. Over 200 articles are published daily across more than 60 topics, industries, practice areas and jurisdictions.

A Law360 subscription includes features such as

  • Daily newsletters
  • Expert analysis
  • Mobile app
  • Advanced search
  • Judge information
  • Real-time alerts
  • 450K+ searchable archived articles

And more!

Experience Law360 today with a free 7-day trial.

Start Free Trial

Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!