Who organized Revolve Festival? Farcical event compared to Fyre, but Internet has NO SYMPATHY
No social media influencer with a following in thousands would have said no to an unforgettable weekend at the legendary music festival Coachella. A similar music festival was held by the clothing brand Revolve but the experience was less than a dream for certain digital influencers.
The apparel brand Revolve organized a two-day event in La Qunita, California. The guest list comprised the most influential social media influencers. They shared a captivating visual teaser captioned, "REVOLVE FESTIVAL STARTS NOW 🔥 get ready for all the festival content & fire 'fits all over your 'gram because it's here #REVOLVEfestival" on April 16, Saturday.
Several renowned artists from the industry marked their presence at the festival. Influential celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Quavo, Post Malone, among others, were also spotted. This was an invite-only event where free clothes were up for grabs and there were multiple aesthetic spots for premium content creation. Despite it being a scorching hot day, creators filmed content for their social media accounts.
That said, not every influencer had the best time out there. Some were clearly not happy with how the festival was put together while others labeled it the 'new Fyre Festival'. Influencer Averie Bishop recorded her time at the fest where she shared her experience. It was probably not the best because the video shows she could not even get into one of the shuttles that took influencers to the event. Bishop captioned her video, "hope you made it to the festival @kate bartlett !! #revolvefestival @revolve"
In the video, Averie explained, "The only way you can get to Revolve Festival is if you take their specific shuttles into the ground. I didn't even get into the festival you guys, I waited in line for two hours. There was pushing, shoving, fighting, yanking people in front of the buses, people standing in between buses while they were removing, just to get on these buses and get to Revolve Festival."
In her opinion, this was a 'dangerous' situation and Averie urged the organizers to make better arrangements for the festival next year. Similarly, Kristi Howard is another influencer who could not get in. She said in a TikTok, "Revolve Festival was a s**tshow, it was a disaster." She added. "We got there at 2.30pm, 3pm. No address given, we were just told the corner of 'something and something'. If you live in LA you can go pick up your wristband but I don't live in LA. I flew out here thinking I had this big opportunity for my career, I thought it would be really cool to network and meet my internet friends in real life, and it wasn't like that at all."
Twitter blew up after a reporter for LAMag, Joseph Kapsch, shared his experience. His tweet read, "Alleged fights, screaming, everyone is dizzy." @LAMag told that police are coming. AND in an "Only in LA Moment: Coachella Edition: Security had crowds of influencers yelling how "important they were and why they deserved the first seat"
coming to bring them to actual festival. "Alleged fights, screaming, everyone is dizzy." @LAMag told that police are coming. AND in an "Only in LA Moment: Coachella Edition: Security had crowds of influencers yelling how "important they were and why they deserved the first seat"— Joseph Kapsch (@JosephKapsch) April 17, 2022
Comments under the tweet went like, "Easy answer - none of them are important"
Easy answer - none of them are important— Need a new team (@Tittlewk93) April 17, 2022
Another slammed influencers and said, "Not influencers comparing the revolve festival to Fyre festival just because they had to wait 2 hours in line for a shuttle"
Not influencers comparing the revolve festival to Fyre festival just because they had to wait 2 hours in line for a shuttle ☠️☠️— LingLing (@lexibelman) April 18, 2022
But some Twitter users supported the comparison to the Fyre festival. One such critic tweeted, "So some people never made it to the party at all, and some are stuck at the venue. This is giving Fyre Festival"
So some people never made it to the party at all, and some are stuck at the venue. This is giving Fyre Festival— K (@kadeen__) April 17, 2022
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