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80/35 Music Festival is a multi-day music festival in Des Moines, Iowa. The name comes from two prominent interstates, I-80 and I-35, which intersect in Des Moines. The festival includes a stage for national touring bands and several smaller stages featuring regional and local supporting acts. In addition to music there are booths for local organizations, interactive art, food and beverage sales, and resting places.

80/35 Music Festival
DatesJuly 12-13, 2019
Location(s)Western Gateway Park,
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Years active2008–present
Founded byGreater Des Moines Music Coalition
WebsiteFestival Website

The festival brings an estimated attendance of over 30,000 people annually since 2008.[1] More than 45 acts are featured each year. Past headliners have included The Flaming Lips, The Roots, Public Enemy, Modest Mouse, The Avett Brothers, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Wu-Tang Clan, and Weezer.

The festival is nearly 100% volunteer run and is organized by the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit committed to building a stronger and more diverse live music economy in greater Des Moines.




Hy-Vee Main Stage

  • Friday, July 12: Elle King, Metric, YUNGBLUD
  • Saturday, July 13: Portugal. The Man, MisterWives, Noname, Liz Phair, Sadat X & El w/ DJ Kaos, And The Kids

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 12: Lissie, Murder By Death
  • Saturday, July 13: Open Mike Eagle, The Beths, The Harmaleighs, Sidewalk Chalk, Dressy Bessy

Nationwide Stage

  • Friday, July 12: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, MarKaus, Squirrel Flower, Hex Girls, Closed Format presents Disco Demolition
  • Saturday, July 13: The Envy Corps, DICKIE, Druids, LAV.ISH, Crystal City, The Other Brothers, Younger, Left Is West, Lady Revel, DJ Raj and Friends

Gen Z Showcase

  • Friday, July 12: Queen Kenzie, Plumero, Jolie Seitz
  • Saturday, July 13: COLDSAINT, EleanorGrace, Greta & Adaline Akers, Girls Rock! DSM, DMMC Summer Camps: Hip-Hop, DMMC Summer Camps: Rock


Hy-Vee Main Stage

  • Friday, July 6: Phoebe Bridgers, Atmosphere, Phantogram
  • Saturday, July 7: Field Division, Vagabon, BJ The Chicago Kid, Car Seat Headrest, Courtney Barnett, Kesha

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 6: Pink Neighbor, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Remo Drive, Jeff Rosenstock, Closed Format
  • Saturday, July 7: Honeycreeper, Naked Giants, Greg Grease, Sawyer Fredericks, Ratboys, Zeshan B, Soccer Mommy, Priscilla Renea, The Poison Control Center, BassRaja and Pri yon Joni with Himanshu on Dhol

Nationwide Stage

  • Friday, July 6: Da Younger, Matthew James & The Rust Belt Union, Closet Witch, Elizabeth Moen
  • Saturday, July 7: Comandante, Starry Nights, Foxholes, Ramona & the Sometimes, Karen Meat, The Host Country, Extravision, Telekinetic Yeti, B.Well


Hy-Vee Main Stage

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 7: Lily DeTaeye, The Suburbs, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Bully, Closed Format
  • Saturday, July 8: Closet Witch, ZULUZULUU, Bad Bad Hats, WebsterX, Henhouse Prowlers, A Giant Dog, Modern Life Is War, Diarrhea Planet, Chicano Batman, DJ Apollo, DJ Chris Coffey, BassRaja

Nationwide Stage

  • Friday, July 7: The Vahnevants, Elizabeth Moen, MarKaus, Radio Moscow
  • Saturday, July 8: Glitter Density, Stutterin' Jimmy & The Goosebumps, Aaron Earl Short, Traffic Death, Ancient Posse, Tha Füt, Dan Tedesco, Trevor Sensor, Middle Western

Coca-Cola Gen Z Showcase

  • Friday, July 7: Jackson Overton & Tyler Fraaken, Trevor Lambert, Comandante Marcos
  • Saturday, July 8: DMMC Summer Camps, Girls Rock! Des Moines, Serenade Your Mother, Queen Kenzie, The Yelps[2]


Hy-Vee Main Stage

  • Friday, July 8: Wolf Parade, Lotus, Nas
  • Saturday, July 9: TWINS, Druids, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Jeff Austin Band, Black Lips, The Decemberists

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 8: Courtney Krause, The Pistol Whippin Party Penguins, Dilly Dally, Craig Finn, Jeana Calvert, Jade Reed b2b Brad Goldman
  • Saturday, July 9: Odd Pets, Genome, Ravyn Lenae, France Camp, Mikel Wright & The Wrongs, Vic Spencer, Colleen Green, Lucky Chops, Lizzo, Dem Boyz vs RAGEthat, DJ RAJ and Strobe Trotters

Nationwide Stage

  • Friday, July 8: The Smoothsayers, TIRES, MarKaus, Holy White Hounds
  • Saturday, July 9: FRO, Easy Fruit, The Dead Line String Band, The Cardinal Sound, Goldblums, SIRES, MaZoo, MAIDS, Green Death


Hy-Vee Main Stage[3]

Kum & Go Stage

Nationwide Stage

  • Friday, July 10: Field Division, Karen Meat & the Computer, Mighty Shady, Asphate, Damon Dotson
  • Saturday, July 11: Fuzzy Logic, The Olympics, prettygirlhatemachine, The High Crest, Parranderos Latin Combo, Brazilian 2wins, Christopher the Conquered, Annalibera, The Maytags


Main Stage[4]

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 4: Quick Piss, Fury Things, Chicago Farmer, TREE, Circle of Heat, Black Diet, Pert Near Sandstone, The Hooten Hallers, Surfer Blood, JohnnyRAGE, Gorilla Stomp Squad
  • Saturday, July 5: Dat Dude Biggz, Har-di-Har, Soap, Shy Boys, Useful Jenkins, The Whigs, Caroline Smith, King Fantastic, Those Darlins, DJ Raj, Jesse Jamz

Hy-Vee Stage

  • Friday, July 4: M34n Str33t, Fire Sale, TWINS, Cirrus Minor, Bonne Finken, GoodcaT, MAIDS, Max Jury, The River Monks, DJ G Mint, Brad Goldman and Tobias Cross present CLIMAX
  • Saturday, July 5: Volcano Boys, Zeta June, Foxholes, Kris Adams, James Biehn, Parlours, Aquamarine Dream Machine, Holy White Hounds, The Maytags, Shawn Shady, Cloudy with a Chance of Techno, TimeWlkr


Main Stage[5]

Kum & Go Stage

Hy-Vee Stage

  • Friday, July 5: Emperors Club, Dusting Smith & The Sunday Silos, Maxilla Blue, Euforquestra, The Other Elements, M34N STR33T, Richie Daggers w/ Gadema
  • Saturday, July 6: Mighty Shady, Uniphonics, H.D. Harmsen, SP3, Tires, Trouble Lights, The River Monks, Mumford’s, The Pines, I AM ZERO, Patient Zero, I AM ZERO


Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Main Stage[6]

Hy-Vee Triathlon Stage

Kum & Go Stage

  • Friday, July 6: Dustin Smith & The Sunday Silos, Dumptruck Butterlips, Useful Jenkins, Freddie Gibbs, DJ Eight Ten, Alex Brown, John Solarz
  • Saturday, July 7: Derek Lambert and the Prairie Fires, Now Now, Delta Rae, Mark Mallman, Night Moves, Jaill, Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, K-Holes, Dan Deacon, Jade Reed, Jesse Jamz, Brad Goldman


Main Stage[7]

Kum & Go Stage

Local Stage

  • Saturday, July 2: Grinning Match, Wolves in the Attic, La Strange, Brother Trucker, Christopher the Conquered, Thankful Dirt, Cashes Rivers, The Poison Control Center, Mr. Baber's Neighbors
  • Sunday, July 3: Love Songs for Lonely Monsters, Land of Blood and Sunshine, The Uniphonics, The River Monks, DCM, The Workshy, Parlours, & The Body Electric , The Envy Corps


Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Main Stage[8]

Kum & Go Stage

Mediacom Stage

  • Saturday, July 4: Adapt, Flatform, El Guante, Tim Grimes, W.A.S.T.E.L.A.N.D.S., Mustafa Avdic, St. Paul Slim, Oz & Dave Leo, Tripp Marxx
  • Sunday, July 5: Cleo’s Apartment, Kanser, Raj w/ Leeman, DJ Diverse, Maxilla Blue, Qwel, Brad Goldman & Mimic


Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Main Stage

Mediacom East Stage

Meredith West Stage


Main Stage[9]

East Stage

West Stage

DJ Stage

  • Friday, July 4: Al Brown, Flatform
  • Saturday, July 5: DJ Flash, Jade Reed, TouchNice, Tim Grimes, Brad Goldman, DJ Diverse


  1. ^ "Solid Attendance at This Year's 80/35".
  2. ^ "80/35 - July 7 & 8, 2017 - Des Moines, Iowa". 80/35 - July 7 & 8, 2017 - Des Moines, Iowa. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  4. ^ "Final Countdown to 80/35 - Iowa Living Magazines".
  5. ^ "80/35 Music Festival". 5 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Final acts and set times announced for the 80/35 Music Festival". Des Moines Music Coalition. 6 June 2012.
  7. ^ Curtis, Jared (June 30, 2011). "80/35 Festival Rocks Des Moines". Cityview - Central Iowa's Independent Weekly.
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  9. ^ Ward, Justin (25 June 2008). "Inaugural 80/35 Music Festival Lineup". LIVE music blog.

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