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Pre-Sale Tickets to Fyre Fest 2.0 Are Sold Out

Despite having no announced lineup, location, or date, the initial allotment of tickets for Fyre Fest 2.0 has sold out, according to founder and convicted fraudster Billy McFarland.

“The First 100” tier of tickets went on sale Sunday for the price of $499. “They sold out very very quickly,” McFarland claimed in an interview with TMZ.

McFarland previously said that Fyre Fest 2.0 would take place in the Caribbean sometime at the end of 2024. The remaining festival tickets will go on sale at a future date, with some premium levels priced for as high as $7,999.

In 2018, McFarland pleaded guilty to multiple counts of wire fraud in connection to Fyre Fest 1.0, admitting that he defrauded investors over the festival’s financial status and provided falsified documents to secure funding. He ended up serving four years in prison and was ordered to pay restitution of $26 million to the defrauded investors.

McFarland claims that he has new financial backers who have agreed to pay off existing debts from the first Fyre Fest, as well as fund the second staging. He has yet to identify these backers by name, but said he received renewed interest in a second Fyre Fest after announcing plans for a Broadway musical about his life.

In his interview with TMZ, McFarland also claimed that he was working closely with the founders of “some of the top festivals in the world,” but did not elaborate on who those individuals were.