It’s that time of year again!

Early bird two-day tickets ($39) and VIP passes ($125) for the 2013 80/35 presented by U.S. Cellular will go on sale to DMMC donors on Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. and to the general public on Monday, April 1 at 10 a.m. The first lineup announcement is set for Tuesday, April 9. The sixth annual 80/35 will be held on July 5 and 6, 2013 at Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines.

Sign up or renew your subscription to Fans of the DMMC by clicking right here by Thursday, March 28 at 11:59 p.m. to take advantage of the early Friday sale date. Subscriptions start at $3/month or $25/year. Individuals or organizations that have previously donated at least $25 or more in the last year will also receive the early access code.

Once early bird tickets sell out, prices will raise to $49 for a two-day or $150 for a VIP pass. Day of tickets will sell for $80 for a two-day and $45 for a one-day. Tickets will be available at with a limit of 4 per order.

There will be a very limited number of VIP passes available at each price level. They include a two-day festival ticket, access to premium viewing area by the Main Stage, a lounge area with seating and tables, three drink tickets each day, access to first-class restrooms, and additional perks to be announced.


80/35 is organized by the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, a non-profit movement committed to building a stronger and more diverse live music economy. 80/35 is made possible through support by volunteers, donors, and our generous sponsors, including U.S. Cellular, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee, Meredith, Nationwide, New Belgium and Coors Light.