Gathering of the Juggalos

10 Big Changes at the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos

Note: this weekend our colleagues at St. Louis' Riverfront Times are risking life and limb to cover the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos outside Thornville, Ohio. This article was written by Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes.

After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos has moved this year to Legend Valley Campground in Thornville, Ohio.

Will its new home prove as accommodating as its last? Or will the residents of Thornville freak the hell out -- like the citizens of Kaiser, Missouri did when they learned last year that the Gathering was flirting with a move to their town?

After Day 1 of the Gathering in Thornville, it's probably a bit premature to answer either of those questions. But there are plenty of differences between last year's festival and this year. Below are ten initial observations we had as to how the move to Ohio may be better -- or worse.

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