DES MOINES, Iowa -- The popular 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park has announced its first slate of performers.
Hip-hop artist Nas and folk band The Decemberists are headlining the July 8th and 9th event. They are among the first 30 acts announced for the three-stage festival. Overall, close to 50 acts are expected to perform.
Two-day tickets are on sale now for $65 and one-day tickets for $42 here. Day-of tickets will sell for $90 for a two-day pass and $50 for a one-day pass.
Festival organizers released a tentative schedule for the acts announced Wednesday and say more bands will be added in May.
Friday, July 8
Holy White Hounds
The Pistol Whippin Party Penguins
Saturday, July 9
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Jeff Austin Band
Mikel Wright & The Wrongs
The Dead Line String Band
The Cardinal Sound