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Cake and more bands added to 80/35 Music Festival

Organizers of the 80/35 music festival have had a hard time filling their Saturday headliner spot this year, but the job is finally done. 2014 Saturday headliner Cake and a number of other acts were added to the festival yesterday. Friday night headliner Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) and twenty-one other acts were announced back on April 15. Other notable acts among the 21 bands and 9 late night DJs added yesterday include Surfer Blood, Those Darlins, Boy & Bear, The Whigs, Pert Near Sandstone, Useful Jenkins, Cirrus Minor, Gloom Balloon, Zeta June, and DJ Jesse Jamz.

Surfer Blood.
Surfer Blood.
Photo by Frazer Harrison
Cake will headline Day 2 of the 2014 80/35 Music Festival.
Photo by Neilson Barnard

Here is a look at the updated lineups for the two-day festival with yesterday's additions marked with an asterisk (*):

Friday, July 4

Conor Oberst
Ziggy Marley
Best Coast
Dawes
Surfer Blood*
The Whigs*
Pert Near Sandstone*
Circle of Heat*
Chicago Farmer
Black Diet*
The River Monks*
Max Jury
Brother Trucker
Gloom Balloon*
TWINS
MAIDS*
Cirrus Minor*
Bonne Finken
GoodcaT
Quick Piss
Gorilla Stomp Squad*
Brad Goldman and Tobias Cross present CLIMAX*
JohnnyRAGE*
DJ G Mint*

Saturday, July 5

Cake*
Dr. Dog
Xavier Rudd
Boy & Bear*
King Fantastic*
Those Darlins*
Raz Simone
The Envy Corps
Caroline Smith
Useful Jenkins*
Shy Boys
Soap*
Parlours
Har-di-Har*
The Maytags*
Holy White Hounds
Zeta June*
Aquamarine Dream Machine
Foxholes*
James Biehn*
Kris Adams
Jesse Jamz*
Cloudy with a Chance of Techno*
TimeWlkr*
Shawn Shady*
DJ Raj*

The 2014 80/35 Music Festival will take place on July 4 and 5 in Des Moines' Western Gateway Park. The seventh annual indie and jam music festival will feature nearly 50 acts on three stages. It is organized by the non-profit Des Moines Music Coalition and operated largely by volunteers. More acts, along with set times, are expected to be announced next week. One-day all-festival passes are currently $29, and two-day passes are $49. After Friday, June 6, passes go up to $39/$65, and they will be $45/$80 on the first day of the festival. Passes may be purchased online through MidwesTix or in person at Zzz Records in Des Moines. To find out more about the 2014 80/35 Music Festival, go to the festival's website.