I’m sure the Frye Festival held at Great Exuma in The Bahamas will go down as a case study on how not to do an event.
It should also serve as a reminder to consumers that they need to do their own homework before purchasing event tickets. A word of caution: most celebrity endorsements are paid. They are looking out for themselves – not for the event-goer.
This New York Times story provides great insight: In Wreckage of the Fyre Festival, Fury, Lawsuits and an Inquiry
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