Deerhunter, Wu-Tang Clan, Wavves, David Byrne & St. Vincent, and many more will make their way to downtown Des Moines, Iowa, Fourth of July weekend. This year’s 80/35 Festival, the sixth installment of the annual showcase, is booked for July 5 and 6 at Western Gateway Park, organizers revealed today (April 9).
Since its launch in 2008, 80/35 Festival has helped foster Des Moines’ music economy, and this year’s edition is no different. In addition to food, drink, and merchandise from local vendors, patrons can expect a mix of big-name bands and local acts. Other performers scheduled to appear include Yeasayer, Kitty Pryde, Umphrey’s McGee, Tea Leaf Green, Jon Wayne & the Pain, Tires, Trouble Lights, the River Monks, and many more.
Last year’s lineup featured Death Cab for Cutie, the Avett Brothers, Fucked Up, Dinosaur Jr., and Dan Deacon, among others.
Tickets for this year’s 80/35 Festival are currently on sale and can be purchased here. Day-of passes will cost $80 for two-day access and $45 for single-day access.