The War On Drugs & Big Boi Top Eclectic 2023 80/35 Lineup

The annual celebration of music and culture will be held July 7 – 8, 2023 in Des Moines, Iowa.

By Scott Bernstein Dec 12, 2022 8:00 am PST

The 80/35 music festival returns next July boasting a 2023 lineup headlined by The War On Drugs and Big Boi. Presented by the nonprofit Des Moines Music Coalition, the two-day event will take place at Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines, Iowa on July 7 – 8, 2023.

The War On Drugs tops the bill on Friday, July 7. Sudan Archives, Deerhof, Ric Wilson, Gustaf, House of Large Sizes, Elizabeth Moen and Tayls are also slated to perform at 80/35 on the first day of the 2023 installment.

Big Boi concludes 80/35 following sets from Cautious Clay, Blu DeTiger, Thumpasaurus, William Elliott Whitmore, Etran de L’Aïr and more. Other acts will be added to the lineups for both days.

“We are incredibly excited for the 2023 edition of the festival,” said Mickey Davis, Executive Director of the Des Moines Music Coalition and 80/35 Festival Director. “From storied rock bands to legendary hip hop to acts performing in the U.S. for the first time, we’ve put together what we think is a stellar lineup of music that is sure to offer something for everyone. After a successful return in 2022 after two years off due to the pandemic, we look forward to bringing the energy of Des Moines’ longest-running music festival back again in 2023.”

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View the full initial lineup below:

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