Storm Area 51 is a Facebook event planned for 20 September 2019 at a US Air Force facility, true believers hope to raid the site in search of extraterrestrial life. The originator of the event, Matty Roberts, confirmed it was comedic and disavowed responsibility for any casualties if people were to attempt to raid the military base.
Organisers of the Storm Area 51 event insist that the storming will go ahead in Lincoln County next week, despite the negligible setup in place at two planned festival sites, reported FOX5.
Earlier, on 12 September, attorneys representing the originator of the Storm Area 51 Facebook event, Matty Roberts, sent a cease-and-desist letter to Connie West, the owner of the Little A’Le’Inn, demanding a halt to the Alienstock event in Rachel, with Roberts saying a smaller event will take place in downtown Las Vegas.
Roberts has partnered with the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and moved the Alienstock Festival to Las Vegas; it is set to launch on 19 September.
The originator of the event sent out a statement that explained the person he was working with did not have the financing, contracts or infrastructure to accommodate thousands of people planning to converge on Rachel.
“Due to the lack of infrastructure… we decided to pull the plug on the festival. The permit holder (Connie West) was given multiple opportunities to provide us with the proof that things expected at this festival were in place. In fact, she refused to provide to us, as…