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8 hours 44 minutes ago

About to be on our way!!! Clustxr Getcha asses down there!!

An annual music festival in West Virginia bringing a cluster of friends, family, and great artists together for a three day adventure! #CLUSTXR

Three stages, no sound ordinance, lots of bass, are you ready?
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+ many more great acts

Campground opens at 10am on Thursday August 17th and closes Sunday at 5 pm.

All stages and the campgrounds are located on one large flat mountain top! No crazy walks between your campsite and the stages!

Note: The campground will be pitch dark to allow for great star gazing! We recommend you bring a flashlight!

Campsites come with a picnic table, fire pit, and large trash can!

Enjoy a 5 acre water park saturday for $20, go on a white water rafting adventure, take a zip lining tour, or partake in other various activities in addition to listening to great music! Check out our site for details!
(Waterpark open everyday, music provided Satueday!)

18+ event, BYOB for campground, alcohol will be sold in the mainstage festival grounds. FLOW Arts friendly!

More details at http://clustxr.com

General Festival Questions?
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