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Lil Nas X, the breakout artist of the year who is known for his song, "Old Town Road," will not perform at 515 Alive, according to a Facebook post from the festival.

"Unfortunately, Lil Nas X will no longer be preforming (sic) at 515 Alive due to scheduling conflicts," the post read.

It's unknown what conflicts occurred to keep the artist from coming to Des Moines. He was planned as a "special guest" at the festival.

Last week, some 515 Alive attendees took to social media to express their anger over a time change at the electronic music festival this year that shortens the event from its typical 10-11 hours of music per day to six hours instead.

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