Category: 80/35

80/35: A plethora of sweet activities

Of course there will be stacks and stacks of neatly-wrapped acts at 80/35. But that’s just the start of the party. See?

80/35: Sweet party favors

July 6 and 7 are guaranteed to rock your party socks off. But June 15 will also be chocolate-cake special. That’s because Friday, June 15, from 10 a.m. — 10 p.m. you can buy 80/35 tickets with NO FEES at And this, just when you thought your party hosts could not be more gracious.

Final acts and set times announced for the 80/35 Music Festival

 The 80/35 music festival, presented by U.S. Cellular on July 6 and 7, 2012 in downtown Des Moines, announces the final acts added to the lineup and festival set times. Three DJ sets, DJ Eight Ten, Alex Brown, and John Solarz, will be spinning sweet tunes late into Friday night. Saturday guests will be wowed by Mark Mallman’s punk rock attitude and energy, K-Holes’ fierce guitar riffs, and Iowa duo Little Ruckus’ electronic dance beats.

80/35 Music Festival adds Atmosphere, Jason Isbell, Useful Jenkins and more


DES MOINES (May 8, 2012) – The 80/35 music festival presented by U.S. Cellular on July 6 and 7, 2012, in downtown Des Moines releases additional acts including Atmosphere, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Useful Jenkins, Jaill, Pieta Brown, Christopher the Conquered, Dead Larry, Mantis Pincers, Night Moves, Dumptruck Butterlips, Bright Giant, Delta Rae, Now, Now, Dustin Smith & The Sunday Silos, Derek Lambert and the Prairie Fires, The Sun Company, Tajh, Brad Goldman, Jesse Jamz, and Jade Reed. More acts and set times will be released in June.

80/35 Early Bird Tickets on Sale March 23, Lineup Announced April 3


The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition is offering its members extra early early bird tickets for the 5th birthday of 80/35 on July 6 and 7, 2012. VIP passes and two-day tickets will go on sale to DMMC members on Friday, March 23 at 10 a.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 26 at 10 a.m. Plus, get ready for that lineup announcement on April 3!


2012 80/35 Call for Vendors

Interested in vending food or merchandise at 80/35 on July 6 and 7, 2012?  We’re looking for vendors offering great food and fun stuff to help make this year’s festival unforgettable!  Download all the information you need here.  The deadline for submissions is March 15th, so get on it!

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