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80/35 Music Festival

  • Region: Downtown
  • 13th & Locust Streets
  • Western Gateway Park
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 657-7620
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The 2016 80/35 Music Festival will take place July 8-9 at Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines. 80/35 presented by U.S. Cellular — as the festival is officially known — will feature "nearly 50 national, regional, and local bands in paid and free areas, with music starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and Noon on Saturday and going until midnight each day," the release stated. This will be the second year in a row that the festival hasn't been scheduled to coincide with the July 4 weekend.

Tickets are on sale now. "80/35 has drawn an estimated 30,000 attendees annually. This year's tentative lineup include:

Friday, July 8

Hy-Vee Main Stage

5:00 p.m. – Wolf Parade
7:00 p.m. – Lotus
9:15 p.m. – Nas

Kum & Go Stage (free stage)

5:00 p.m. – Courtney Krause
5:45 p.m. – The Pistol Whippin Party Penguins
6:45 p.m. – Dilly Dally
8:15 p.m. – Craig Finn
9:30 p.m. – Jade Reed b2b Brad Goldman
10:30 p.m. – Jeana Calvert  

Nationwide Stage (free stage)

5:00 p.m. – The Smoothsayers
6:00 p.m. – TIRES
7:00 p.m. – MarKaus
8:15 p.m. – Holy White Hounds

 

Saturday, July 9

Hy-Vee main stage

12:00 p.m. – TWINS
1:30 p.m. – Druids
3:15 p.m. – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
5:00 p.m. – Jeff Austin Band
7:00 p.m. – Black Lips
9:15 p.m. – The Decemberists Kum & Go stage (free stage)
12:00 p.m. – Odd Pets
12:45 p.m. – Genome
1:45 p.m. – Ravyn Lenae
2:45 p.m. – France Camp
3:45 p.m. – Mikel Wright and the Wrongs
4:45 p.m. – Vic Spencer
5:45 p.m. – Colleen Green
6:45 p.m. – Lucky Chops
8:15 p.m. – Lizzo
9:30 p.m. – Dem Boyz vs RAGEthat  
10:30 p.m. - DJ RAJ and Strobe Trotters

Nationwide stage (free stage)

12:00 p.m. – FRO
1:00 p.m. – Easy Fruit
2:00 p.m. – The Dead Line String Band
3:00 p.m. – The Cardinal Sound
4:00 p.m. – Goldblums
5:00 p.m. – SIRES
6:00 p.m. – MaZoo
7:00 p.m. – MAIDS
8:15 p.m. – Green Death

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  • Season: July 8 - 9, 2016.