Knotfest was one of Iowa's largest music events of the year, but attendees reported long waits for essentials like food and water.
- Refillable water bottles and outside drinks were not allowed inside.
State of play: 30,000 metal fans descended upon the National Balloon Classic field just outside Indianola on Saturday.
- But when they arrived, they waited at least an hour to get into the festival and at least an hour and a half to get drinks like water and Gatorade.
- At one point in the afternoon, hundreds of people surrounded a non-alcoholic beverage tent chanting, "water, water."
What they're saying: We haven't heard back from organizers about what happened yet.
- But hey! We heard Slipknot was awesome.
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