80/35 Festival 2022 Recap

Live music is back in Des Moines!...
80/35 Festival 2022 Recap
80/35 Festival 2022 Recap

Live music is back in Des Moines! The 80/35 Music Festival is a two-day event that takes over downtown Des Moines in early July each year. 80/35 was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid pandemic. 

Stars Hollow
Guided by Voices
Hannah Marks
Juliano Dock

The music festival was back, Friday & Saturday, on July 8th and 9th in 2022. 80/35 sets up five stages, and four are free to attend. The line-up for 80/35 is always good. There are local acts and bands from across the United States and the world.

Meet Me @ The Altar
Pictoria Vark
Japanese Breakfast

Several bands said this was their first time in Iowa. The bands had so much energy they had the audience literally dancing in the streets. I did not see or hear a single negative thing about 80/35. The people were ready to party. It’s good to be back.

Father John Misty
James Tutson

-words & photos: Lance Shuey

Anthony Worden
Alyx Rush
The Envy Corps
Evann McIntosh
Jamila Woods
Haiku Hands
Future Islands
80/35 Festival 2022

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