We are excited to be teaming up with Mission Creek Festival and Maximum Ames this year to present The Parties of 80/35! While providing more music entertainment options for those hanging out in Des Moines over the weekend, these parties also highlight the vibrant and diverse music community in and around Des Moines. The best part: all of these shows are free to 80/35 ticket holders and most are free to all!

Here is a list of all of the shows:


Thursday (7/4)

Venue: Vaudeville Mews PBR Bar

Artists: Land of Blood and Sunshine, Christopher the Conquered, Is Home Is, Diamonds For Eyes

Details: 4 pm-9 pm, All ages.



Friday (7/5)

Venue: The Gas Lamp

Artists: Peace Love and Stuff, Rebel Creek, Lesbian Poetry

Details: 12 pm-4 pm, All ages.



Venue: Vaudeville Mews PBR Bar

Artists: The Wheelers, Kiriko, Wolves in the Attic

Details: Doors open at 10:30 pm, Music begins at 11 pm, 21+. This show is also doubling as The Wheelers’ album release show.



Venue: Wooly’s

Artist: Yeasayer’s Chris Keating (DJ Set)

Details: 10:30 pm-2 am, 21+.



Venue: The House of Bricks

Artist: I Am Zero

Details: 9 pm-2 am, 21+.



Saturday (7/6)

Venue: Vaudeville Mews

Artists: Poison Control Center, Pure Gut, Ramona and the Swimsuits

Details: 10:30 pm-2 am, 21+.



Venue: Exile Brewing Co.

Artist: Los Parranderos

Details: After Glow- A Midwestix Official Party! 10 pm-12 am



Venue: Raccoon River Brewing Co.

Artists: Joel Baker, The Host Country, Holy White Hounds, Brave Youth, Bright Giant

Details: 7 pm-12:30 am



For more information on Mission Creek Festival and Maximum Ames, you can visit their websites:

Mission Creek Festival: www.missionfreak.com

Maximum Ames: www.maximumamesrecords.com