80/35 has made its initial lineup announcement this past week, with the headliners being announced as Wilco and Weezer. Other acts include Run the Jewels, Jenny Lewis, Talib Kweli and St. Lucia. For the full lineup (thus far), hit up www.80-35.com.
In other festival news, the newly expanded 515 Alive made its initial announcement as well and is bringing EOTO, The Floozies, Snails, Manic Focus, G Jones, Filibusta, Jphelpz and Bommer to town, with others. You can get all the details at www.515alivefestival.com.
Finally, Lazerfest has moved from downtown to the Seven Flags Events Center in Clive.
The Pick o’ the Week is at the Des Moines Social Club on Thursday, April 16. Check out Dan Tedesco, playing along with Kiernan McMullen, starting at 9 p.m. in The Basement Bar. The event is all ages, and $7 gets you in. Mahalo.