Founder of the three-day FYF Festival, Sean Carlson has a net worth of 800,000 along with several lawsuits and civil suits against him.
- 1 5 Facts To Know About Sean Carlson: The Promoter for FYF Fest
- 2 Who is Sean Carlson? Introduction, Height, Age, Weight, Net Worth And Other Vitals
- 3 The FYF Festival and The Founder
- 4 His Company Was Sued For $90K By A Winnipeg Family
- 5 When Golden Voice Broke Away From FYF Fest Founder
- 6 Sean Carlson & Notre Dame
- 7 Sean Carlson and The Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Him
- 8 What’s Next For Carlson?
5 Facts To Know About Sean Carlson: The Promoter for FYF Fest
Also known as FYF Festival, the “Fuck Yeah Fest Festival” started back in 2004. The promoter Sean Carlson is among the few faces of this 3-day music festival. Let’s go through the 5 facts about Carlson which will blow you away.
Who is Sean Carlson? Introduction, Height, Age, Weight, Net Worth And Other Vitals
Sean Carlson is the founder of FYF Fest and a music promoter. He is an American by nationality. According to the statistics concerning Sean Carlson, he was born on June 13th, 1985, and his current age as of December 2017 is 32 years. His height is approximately 1.76m and he weighs around 76 Kgs. He is known for composing all the additional music in the movie “Whiskey Slide (2017)” along with musician Bjorn Lynne, Antonia Venezia, and Vernon Woodward. His net worth estimates suggest that his current net worth is around $800,000.
The FYF Festival and The Founder
Sean Carlson founded the FYF Festival which is an acronym of ‘Fuck Yeah Fest’ Festival which started in 2004. The three-day music festival is organized by Carlson and the production company Golden Voice at the Los Angeles Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA. Sean Carlson founded the fest at the age of 18, being motivated and inspired by music. The festival was first organized at Echo, in Echo Park. After which, he partnered with Phil Hoelting in 2009 thereby shifting its festival site to L.A. State Historic Park in Chinatown. In 2010, LA Times reviewed the 2010 edition of the festival which scored among the worst festivals as per its review.
FYF Festival has seen a huge selection of guests and celebrities such as Sabertooth Tiger, Dillinger Four, Issiea Saccua, The Black Lips, Blood Meridian, The Fuse!, Bad Dudes, 60 Watt Kid, Michael Runion, Witch Hats, Past Lives, Natasha Leggero, Lightning Bolt, Jarrett Grode, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake, Dan Deacon and many more.
His Company Was Sued For $90K By A Winnipeg Family
Sean Carlson construction company ‘Blue Nile Capital Inc’ was recently sued for a staggering $90K by a Winnipeg based family. As per the reports, Rana Abdulla of Winnipeg invested her family’s life savings i.e. $90K to built her own cafe and offering traditional Arabic food recipes that reflect her family’s heritage. Abdulla said that she contacted the Sean Carlson company Blue Nile Capital Inc after seeing the contact information from Kijiji. The company’s official website stated the features offered and because of which, she contacted and hired him for her construction purposes. However, after initial work, the construction began slowing down and stopped eventually. As the contract ended in March 2017, the Winnipeg family was shocked after reading about the difference in payment and lack of accounting for a staggering $81,948. The family didn’t receive any clarification.
Did you know that this lawsuit, the one against Sean Carlson and his construction company, is not an isolated case? There are six civil suits that are filed against Carlson. According to Braun, the contractor hired by Carlson, he was a polite and good talker which manipulated many people. Carlson was in contact with the parties involved until recently. Now, it is only the court that will decide the fate of the promoter.
When Golden Voice Broke Away From FYF Fest Founder
Los Angeles Times reported the incident wherein Paul Tollett, the head of Golden Voice, sent an email to all the talent booking agents stating its separation from its partnership with the FYF Festival. Carlson founded the FYF Festival where a lot of artists have performed since the year it was established. Moreover, when Carlson moved the location to Exposition Park, the festival began attracting the A-listers which also contributed to its increased popularity and exceptionally high bookings.
Sean Carlson & Notre Dame
In November 2011, Sean Carlson got associated with the Notre Dame Cross Country and Track & Field Staff. Carlson has assisted 19 athletes, 6 NCAA All-Americans, 5 new school records and much more from the Notre Dame top-10 lists. The Notre Dame Cross Country is in its seventh season while Carlson has been it’s imperative part.
Sean Carlson and The Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Him
The FYF Festival is surely popular but so are the claims and allegations against Sean Carlson. According to reports, he has been alleged for sexual misconduct against not one but four women. The recent article published by Spin and Billboard reveals the crucial details about the allegations and how accurate they are. Just a few days after Golden Voice withdrew its partnership with Sean Carlson’s FYF Festival, allegations of sexual misconduct have been made against the founder. The details from the reports state that all the four charges of sexual misconduct that have surfaced happened between the years 2010 and 2015. Spin concluded the allegations with tips from co-workers and people who knew Carlson. They verified the integrity of the rumors. According to them, one man reportedly confirmed that at a house party organized by the founder, he was groping girls and was aggressively touching their butts. Three out of four of the victims have testified. They told Spin that these incidents of sexual misconduct are accurate. Since the revelations were pretty graphic, Spin also gave a cautionary reminder to the readers before reading the statements provided by the three women.
Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct
The first woman, Natasha Ryan, talked about the incident. According to Ryan, she went to a VIP after-party and then got into a hot tub with other women. She was wearing a bra and underwear. This is where Carlson began his advances. Based on her story, Carlson began to take her bra off. And then, when she was waiting for her turn outside the bathroom, Carlson groped her and attempted to have sex with her. The second lady reported another incident when Carlson made sexual advances. According to her story, he barged into the bathroom where he tried to have sex with her. Carlson reportedly exposed his penis outside his pants during the incident. Similarly, in another incident of sexual misconduct, Carlson made inappropriate advances towards the victim. Carlson asked the woman and her friend to join him in his Uber ride home where the music promoter made advances to both women.
What’s Next For Carlson?
Six civil suits and four charges of sexual misconduct. Add to that the separation from the production company Golden Voice. All these things prove to be great losses for Carlson. The negative record of the American music producer will surely impact his whopping net worth of $800,000.