Now that you’ve had time to recuperate from Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival, organizers of the 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines have announced 19 of the bands that will perform July 5 and 6.
Tickets went on sale last week and festival passes are already sold out.
80/35 — a festival known for bringing in up-and-coming artists — is digging deep for both of this year’s headliners. Wu-Tang Clan — the hip hop group consisting of RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard — and David Byrne & St. Vincent will headline the festival. Byrne was the founding member and principal songwriter of the Talking Heads.
Other bands announced today include:
- Umphrey’s McGee
- Tea Leaf Green
- Kitty Pryde
- Roster McCabe
- Jon Wayne & the Pain
- House of Large Sizes
- Dustin Smith & The Sunday Silos
- Trouble Lights
- The River Monks
- Mr. Baber’s Neighbors
2012 festival highlight’s included Death Cab for Cutie, The Avett Brothers and Dinosaur Jr.
Wu-Tang Clan’s “Protect Your Neck.”
David Byrne & St. Vincent