Founding father of Storm Space 51 and the AlienStock Pageant, Matty Roberts, has formally reduce ties with the competition after a sequence of points regarding security have made him nervous concerning the occasion.
Roberts mentioned he visited the city of Rachel over the weekend and found that the infrastructure merely didn’t exist to assist the variety of individuals planning to attend “AlienStock” — an occasion he by no means meant to turn into so massive. He handed over occasion manufacturing and planning duties to others, as he has no expertise throwing occasions of any measurement, and people people, together with Connie West, a resident of Rachel, NV, apparently didn’t meet their obligations.
Matty Roberts is now partnering with Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Middle for Space 51 Celebration on Sept. 19, in accordance with occasion planner Frank DiMaggio.
In response to 13 Motion Information, West claims the occasion continues to be occurring. Investigative reporter Joe Bartels was in a position to independently confirm that “West has made arrangements for sanitation, security and medical for the Alien Stock Event. West also says that stages are in the process of being built and she has lined up 20 bands and 2 comedians. She also told 13 Action News that she will be announcing the entertainment lineup soon.”
AlienStock isn’t the one occasion deliberate close to Space 51 on Sept. 20. The Space 52 basecamp in Hiko, Nevada — a few 45-minute drive from Rachel — can also be planning on internet hosting occasions.
Learn Roberts’ full assertion beneath.
Because of the lack of infrastructure, poor planning, danger administration and blatant disregard for the security of the anticipated 10,000+ AlienStock attendees, we determined to tug the plug on the competition. The allow holder (Connie West) was given a number of alternatives to offer us with the proof that issues anticipated at this competition had been in place. The truth is, she refused to offer to us, as agreed upon, contracts, proof of deposits or any paper proof of something.
We’re formally disconnecting from Connie West, Rachel NV and AlienStocks affiliation with them. We are going to now not supply our brand, social media, web site or Matty Roberts likeness or scheduled look. Briefly, the connection has ended completely, and AlienStock can be shifting to a protected, clear safe space in Downtown Las Vegas as a substitute.
We’re not concerned about, nor will we tolerate any involvement in a FYREFEST 2.0. We foresee a attainable humanitarian catastrophe within the works, and we are able to’t take part in any capability at this level.
AlienStock is a model that stands for unity and concern for like minded individuals. It’s grown into far more than a location. It’s a phenomenon that may solely promise absolute security and peace, and we have to transfer the Pageant to ensure that. Keep tuned for extra information… it’s BIG!
– Matty Roberts Founding father of StormArea 51 and the AlienStock Pageant
by way of KTNV, 23ABC