‘Storm Space 51’ music pageant cancelled, organizers feared a ‘FYREFEST 2.0’

Seems to be like nobody might be seeing unusual lights within the Nevada desert in any case.

The “AlienStock” music pageant, which was being organized along with the viral “Storm Space 51” Fb occasion, has been cancelled.

“We’re not occupied with, nor will we tolerate any involvement in a FYREFEST 2.0,” reads an announcement posted yesterday on the pageant’s web site, citing “lack of infrastructure, poor planning, threat administration and blatant disregard for the security of the anticipated 10,000+ AlienStock attendees.”

The pageant was being organized partially by Matty Roberts, the creator of the unique joke Fb web page. It was set to happen Sept. 20-22 within the city of Rachel, Nevada.

The small city with about 70 residents has only one enterprise, a motel referred to as Little A’Le’Inn.

The inn’s proprietor, Connie West, informed NBC Information in July that the “frenzy” attributable to the upcoming occasion led to a flood of requires room bookings. She mentioned it was “probably the most overwhelmed I’ve ever felt in my total life.”

The pageant says those that deliberate to attend “AlienStock” ought to as a substitute go to an “Space 51 Celebration” in Downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 19th., promising “EDM artists and a few distinctive artwork.”

Over 2 million individuals marked “going” on the unique “Storm Space 51. They Can’t Cease All of Us” Fb occasion and it is nonetheless unknown what number of will nonetheless present up, with or with out AlienStock.

Theo Wayt

Theo Wayt writes for NBC Information. 

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