As a result, social media has exploded overnight with tales of Instagram-filtered terror and disappointment, with beautiful festival-goers arriving on the island to discover half-built tents, their luggage being thrown out of the back of a truck, muggers and thieves laying in wait to steal wallets from trust fund kids, unhelpful staff, and "gourmet cuisine" that turned out to be nothing but ham and cheese sandwiches.
The “chartered flight from Miami” turned out to be severely delayed coach seats, and upon arrival shocked concert-goers were met with partially constructed USAID disaster relief tents.
Heres a drive by tour of the tents:
Angry attendees have flocked to social media to express their disappointment:
The "gourmet cuisine" this weekend was included in the ticket cost. We are being fed salads and ham and cheese sandwiches out of this tent pic.twitter.com/MRv7U0RiyM— dylan (@DylanACOP) April 28, 2017
When I showed Carla these photos, she said "Why did the promoter even bother to put *anything* there?"
Sad & Snoozy says he found an event planners notes sitting on the ground:
The Notebook: Fyre Festival edition. pic.twitter.com/gjUvDvUKhW— William N. Finley IV (@WNFIV) April 28, 2017
So, Jonestown with worse logistics, basically.
Fyre Festival's website has gone offline, save for a cryptic, unhelpful, unapologetic message:
Imagine being stranded and reading that.