What happened to Fyre Festival guy? In 2018, McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison after admitting to defrauding investors in the disastrous 2017 Fyre Festival, which was promised to be a luxury destination music event with extravagant promotion from A-list celebrity influencers.
Is Billy from Fyre still in jail? Billy McFarland, the brains behind the infamously fraudulent Fyre Festival, has been released from federal prison over a year before the completion of his sentence, prison records show.
Where is Billy from Fyre now? Billy McFarland, the man behind the doomed Fyre Festival in 2017, was partially made a free man when he was released early from prison and transferred this week to a halfway house in Brooklyn, New York.
Is the creator of Fyre Festival in jail? McFarland is currently being held at the Milan Federal Correctional Institution in Milan, Michigan, as inmate number 91186-054.