A hub for showcasing all things Des Moines with activities provided by local organizations and nonprofits. Swing through for solar-powered charging stations, live mural painting, selfie stations, ticket giveaways, live artist interviews, games, and more! Located on the corner of 13th and Locust.
Featuring: Balloon Selfie Tunnel by Balloon Bar, Ultraterrestrial, Luck Expo, Media Fresh Records, DMARC Food Pantry Network, Save the Children Action Network, PlantLed, Hinterland Music Festival, Girls Rock! Des Moines, Lavender Blue Floral, Kesha Paint by Number, Des Moines Social Club, Primary Health Care, Des Moines Pride Center, Moms Demand Action, NextGen America, ONE Campaign, Salsa Des Moines, Global Bright Light.
|5:45 p.m. -||Seize the Sway - American Tribal Style® Belly Dance Troupe|
|1:45 p.m. -||Kranto Dance & Fitness - Hip-Hop and African Dance Studio|
|3:45 p.m. -||Cirque Wonderland - Cirque Centric Entertainment|
|5:45 p.m. -||Rebellion Burlesque - Eastern Iowa Burlesque Collective|
|7:45 p.m. -||Improv Troupe|
|8:30 p.m. -||Acro Yoga Des Moines|
Every year, Des Moines comes alive after 80/35 with multiple venues hosting after-parties and shows. Here are a few to check out!
Friday, July 6
Gas Lamp - Druids & Friends
Vaudeville Mews - Gloom Balloon, Karen Meat, Dana T
Wooly's - Party! Party! - The Ultimate Karaoke Band
Lefty's - The Takeover w/ MarKaus & King Wylde, Tha Füt, King Wylde, DJ 16th St Monk
Noce - JAZZIFIED! w/ Tina Haase Findlay
Saturday, July 7
Des Moines Social Club - Official 80/35 Afterparty featuring CupcakKe
Vaudeville Mews - Turbo Hype
Wooly's - Pet Rock - A Tribute To The Smooth Rock Of The 70s
Gas Lamp - The Sheet
Lefty's - The Takeover w/ MarKaus & King Wylde, Sossa Beans, Joey Ashby, *Special Guest DJ
Noce - Beyond Jobim: Brazilian Music w/ Fabio Augustinis
This is our most popular option for getting involved. Volunteer shifts are available from Thursday, July 5 through Sunday, July 8 and shifts typically last 4-5 hours. In exchange for your time, you are can get a free one or two-day ticket and 80/35 staff t-shirt. Apply here.
Our planning team volunteers work with project manager, Amedeo Rossi and/or Des Moines Music Coalition board members on things like vending, booking, activities, ticketings, marketing and more. If you are looking to invest more time and really make an impact on the festival, this is the area for you. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Earn perks by referring your friends to purchase 80/35 tickets. These perks include... Sell 5 Tickets, Get Free 2-Day GA Sell 10 Tickets, Get Free 2-Day VIP Sell 25 Tickets, Get Free Side-Stage Experience Watching a Main Stage Band & Backstage Tour Become an advocate for the festival you love and adore. Click here to get involved and earn rewards along the way!
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