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17 Tips on Staging Big Music Festivals (and Where Fyre Went Wrong)

The newbie festival planners behind Fyre could benefit from the 17 tips collected by Special Events from three big-time event pros who know big-time event organization.

Attendees at the recent Fyre music festival in the Bahamas thought they would be treated to great music, the best food, five-star accommodations, and the chance to mingle with the most fabulous of the fabulous people. Instead, according to many reports, they found no-show acts, pitiful box lunches, tumble-down tents and plenty of sand fleas. Already, celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos, famous for representing clients including Michael Jackson,

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