Three local bands are competing for the final main stage spot on the 80/35 lineup. The Wellmark 80/35 Play In semi-finalists– Love Songs for Lonely Monsters, Seedlings, and Holy White Hounds– have secured slots on the 80/35 lineup. They will compete for a main stage slot on Thursday, June 21 (Doors 6pm, Show 7pm) at Gas Lamp, 1501 Grand Ave. More details on the Wellmark 80/35 Play In, presented by Iowa Public Radio’s Studio One, are available at

Tickets to 80/35 are currently on sale via for $65 two-day and $39 one-day. Day of tickets will sell for $45 per day. More information on ticketing is available at

Friday, July 6
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Stage
5pm – F****d Up
7pm – Dinosaur Jr.
9pm – The Avett Brothers

Hy-Vee Triathlon Stage
5pm – 80/35 Play In Slot *
6pm – Tajh
7pm – Bright Giant
8pm – Pieta Brown

Kum & Go Stage
5pm – Dustin Smith & The Sunday Silos
5:45pm – Dumptruck Butterlips
7pm – Useful Jenkins
8:15pm – Freddie Gibbs
9pm – DJ Eight Ten
10pm – Alex Brown
11pm – John Solarz

Saturday, July 7
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Stage
12pm – 80/35 Play In Slot *
1:30pm – Christopher the Conquered & His Black Gold Brass Band
3:15pm – Greensky Bluegrass
5pm – Atmosphere
7pm – Leftover Salmon
9pm – Death Cab for Cutie

Hy-Vee Triathlon Stage
12pm – 80/35 Play In Slot *
1pm – Little Ruckus
2pm – The Sun Company
3pm – Mumford’s
4pm – Maxilla Blue
5pm – The Sundogs
6 pm – Mantis Pincers
7pm – Leslie and the LY’s
8pm – Dead Larry

Kum & Go Stage
12:00pm – Derek Lambert and the Prairie Fires
12:45pm – Now, Now
1:45pm – Delta Rae
2:45pm – Mark Mallman
3:45pm – Night Moves
4:45pm – Jaill
5:45pm – Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
6:45pm – K-Holes
8pm – Dan Deacon
9pm – Jade Reed
10pm – Jesse Jamz
11pm – Brad Goldman

* = Love Songs for Lonely Monsters, Seedlings, and Holy White Hounds will perform in the 80/35 Play In Slots. Set times TBA.

Learn more about each of the 80/35 bands at

ABOUT 80/35
80/35, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7, 2012 at Western Gateway Park (12th and Locust) in downtown Des Moines. The two-day music festival will feature nearly 40 acts on three stages. More than 30,000 music fans flock to Des Moines each year for 80/35.

In its inaugural year, 2008, 80/35 placed Des Moines solidly on the national music map as a progressive force with headliners The Flaming Lips and The Roots. Iconic acts including Public Enemy, of Montreal, Girl Talk, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Ben Harper, Jakob Dylan, Drive-By Truckers, Broken Social Scene, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Modest Mouse, Spoon and dozens more have rocked the festival.

80/35 is presented by U.S. Cellular and is organized by the volunteers of the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, a non-profit movement committed to building a stronger and more diverse live music economy. Learn more at