80/35 New music Festival sets dates for summer 2022 revival in Des Moines

The gap in the heart of Des Moines’ summer is becoming stuffed: The 80/35 audio pageant will be again July 8 and 9 just after a two-yr hiatus due to the fact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mickey Davis, the new executive director of the Des Moines Tunes Coalition, which stages the clearly show, verified the dates for the revived pageant, which on a yearly basis draws more than 30,000 people to a number of stages in and all over downtown’s Western Gateway Park.

“It should really appear back again comprehensive pressure subsequent yr, barring any unforeseen situations,” Davis mentioned.

He mentioned he does not anticipate any fiscal boundaries to bringing the competition back again.

“Right now, my concentration is on delivering a entire world-course competition in 2022,” Davis explained in an e-mail to the Des Moines Sign-up. “80/35 is a various variety of festival — by discovering assist as a result of ticket gross sales, sponsorships, and donors, we are equipped to drive the sonic boundaries of the Des Moines audio landscape, and we imagine the persons of Des Moines will celebrate with us the first 80/35 in three yrs when it can take place in 2022.”