80/35 announces headliners for its 2022 Des Moines tunes competition

Soon after a two-calendar year hiatus, 80/35, the nonprofit songs pageant introduced by the Des Moines Tunes Coalition, is returning with headliners Father John Misty on July 8 and Charli XCX on July 9.

Additional than 40 acts will conduct on three levels for the duration of the 13th rendition of the competition at downtown’s Western Gateway Park, There are also programs for pop-up phases and performances. 

Singer-songwriter Father John Misty qualified prospects the Friday evening lineup. He’s identified for tracks this sort of as “I Went to the Retail outlet A single Day” and “Pure Comedy” and is releasing a new album, “Chloë and the Future 20th Century,” in April.

Experimental pop band Japanese Breakfast, indie rock legends Guided by Voices, Zimbabwean-Australian singer Tkay Maidza, Puerto Rican singer Pachyman, pop punk band Fulfill Me @ The Altar, and Hannah Marks: Outsider, Outlier spherical out the Friday lineup.

“Boom Clap” and “Beg for You” singer Charli XCX heads up the Saturday lineup with Indie pop band Foreseeable future Islands, singer-songwriter Jamila Woods and experimental musician MonoNeon.

Thousands attended the 80/35 music festival in 2019. It was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic, but is returning this summer.

Also on the invoice for Saturday: Ames-based mostly alternate rock band The Envy Corps, rock band Vended with the sons of Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and Shawn “Clown” Crahan, Chicago-dependent soulful singer-songwriter Evann McIntosh, Kansas City-centered hip hop band Blackstarkids, option dance digital music team Haiku Hands, rock band Geese and pop singer Miloe.

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“We could not be additional psyched to return to downtown Des Moines for the initial 80/35 considering that 2019,” Mickey Davis, govt director of the Des Moines New music Coalition, mentioned in a statement. 

Charli XCX is one of the 80/35 music festival headliners this year, along with Father John Misty.

The multi-genre tunes festival ran each year for 12 years from 2008 to 2019, but organizers canceled the event in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Davis took in excess of as executive director of the Des Moines New music Coalition in November.  

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Two-working day standard admission tickets for the festival start out at $95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 25. Des Moines New music Coalition associates can purchase early chicken tickets commencing at 10 a.m. Feb. 22. VIP tickets that incorporate access to a shaded lounge by the key stage, air-conditioned bogs, discounted cocktails, beer and wine, 6 absolutely free consume tickets, free catered foods and extra begin at $195 for a two-working day go.