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New music festival goes bust owing admirers refunds and suppliers 6 figures

An Australian music festival run by influencer Nikki Westcott’s restauranteur fiancé Oli Frost has been axed following his organization fell into administration. 

Launched in 2016 by Mr Frost and event organiser Johnny Eddings, The Grass Is Greener pageant was an once-a-year indie songs festival held in cities all around Queensland. 

Nonetheless the business liable for the festival, Handpicked Activities and Marketing, established by Mr Frost, went into administration on December 8. 

Australian music festival The Grass is Greener, operate by influencer Nikki Westcott’s restauranteur fiancé Oli Frost, has been axed just after his enterprise fell into administration. Pictured: Frost and Westcott  

According to The Gold Coast Bulletin, administrators will assess above $570,000 in financial loans specified to other companies managed by Mr Frost and Mr Eddings. 

This year’s festival promised a stellar lineup of artists enjoying in Cairns, Gold Coast, Canberra, and Geelong.

Having said that, a swathe of international artists pulled out shortly after the lineup was advertised, including Ty Dolla $ign, ZHU, and Maya Jane Coles.

According to The Gold Coast Bulletin, administrators will assess over $570,000 in loans given to other businesses managed by Mr Frost and Mr Eddings. Pictured: Festival co-founder Johnny Eddings

In accordance to The Gold Coastline Bulletin, administrators will assess over $570,000 in financial loans provided to other corporations managed by Mr Frost and Mr Eddings. Pictured: Competition co-founder Johnny Eddings

Sydney hip-hop group ONEFOUR also backed out right before at any time taking part in a display, saying that organisers ‘failed to honour their obligations’ in an Instagram post. 

Regardless of this, the Cairns and Gold Coastline festivals went in advance with the diminished lineup in October.

On the other hand, the impending Geelong and Canberra dates have due to the fact been axed owing to very poor ticket revenue – with less than 1900 tickets sold in complete.

Mr Frost (pictured) is a well known Gold Coast restaurateur. He operates the Maman restaurant in James St, Burleigh Heads alongside Tammy Hembrow's ex Matt Poole

Mr Frost (pictured) is a effectively recognized Gold Coastline restaurateur. He operates the Maman cafe in James St, Burleigh Heads along with Tammy Hembrow’s ex Matt Poole

However, a swathe of international artists pulled out shortly after the lineup was advertised, including Ty Dolla $ign (pictured), ZHU, and Maya Jane Coles

Nevertheless, a swathe of global artists pulled out shortly soon after the lineup was marketed, together with Ty Dolla $ign (pictured), ZHU, and Maya Jane Coles  

Ticket holders ended up knowledgeable that their refunds ended up withheld owing to the individual bankruptcy of London-dependent ticketing enterprise Festicket, which had marketed tickets to the competition. 

Festicket experienced money owed of all over $44.5 million.

However inspite of Festicket currently being an ‘official partner’ of Grass is Greener, neither the competition nor its administrators ended up named in the prolonged checklist of collectors supplied to the Uk regulator for Festicket.

Sydney hip-hop group ONEFOUR also backed out before ever playing a show, claiming that organisers 'failed to honour their obligations' in an Instagram post

Sydney hip-hop team ONEFOUR also backed out ahead of ever playing a display, claiming that organisers ‘failed to honour their obligations’ in an Instagram post 

Ticket holders were informed that their refunds were withheld due to the bankruptcy of London-based ticketing company Festicket, which had sold tickets to the festival. Pictured: Frost and Westcott

Ticket holders had been informed that their refunds were withheld due to the bankruptcy of London-based mostly ticketing business Festicket, which had offered tickets to the festival. Pictured: Frost and Westcott

Yet despite Festicket being an 'official partner' of Grass is Greener, neither the festival nor its directors were named in the long list of creditors supplied to the UK regulator for Festicket. Pictured: Frost and Westcott

Still irrespective of Festicket currently being an ‘official partner’ of Grass is Greener, neither the competition nor its directors were named in the extensive checklist of collectors supplied to the United kingdom regulator for Festicket. Pictured: Frost and Westcott 

The Grass is Greener’s social media channels heave in the meantime banned remarks from the general public, right after becoming inundated with issues. 

The director report of Mr Frost displays the names of 1200 people who have been still left out of pocket soon after buying all around 1900 tickets for the cancelled festivals in Canberra and Geelong.

Mr Frost operate  Maman restaurant in James St, Burleigh Heads alongside Tammy Hembrow’s ex Matt Poole. 

The director report of Mr Frost shows the names of 1200 people who have been left out of pocket after buying around 1900 tickets for the cancelled festivals in Canberra and Geelong. Pictured: Frost and Westcott

The director report of Mr Frost reveals the names of 1200 people who have been remaining out of pocket soon after shopping for all over 1900 tickets for the cancelled festivals in Canberra and Geelong. Pictured: Frost and Westcott

He also operates restaurant Lucia Tapas Garden in the beach front-side Queensland metropolis of Tugun. 

Photographs shared to his Instagram account see Mr Frost showcasing his extravagant life style though touring the world with his glamorous fiancée Westcott. 

Nikki boasts above 100K followers on Instagram and owns trend brand names JGR & STN (Jagger and Stone), Wild Ones, and a wine named Jackson West. 

The Grass is Greener's social media channels closed comments from the public after being inundated with complaints

The Grass is Greener’s social media channels closed reviews from the public soon after currently being inundated with complaints