Yes, people actually showed up to the Area 51 music festival

Tech 3 weeks ago Mashable 19

People are holding off on storming Area 51, but they are flocking to Alienstock to party.

About 500 people showed up to the Little A'Le'Inn in Rachel, NV by Thursday night. Spread across the desert sand surrounding the motel, festivalgoers spent the night listening to live music, buying each other drinks, and clumsily setting up tents while battling sudden gusts of wind. On the other side of the 375 — dubbed "Extraterrestrial Highway" for its proximity to the secretive military base and decades of strange sightings — alien enthusiasts who wanted to experience Alienstock without paying the $130 entrance fee to guarantee a spot near Little A'Le'Inn camped on land that belonged to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM.) Read more...

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