Courtney Krause is, in my mind, responsible for one of the defining moments in 80/35 history.
The Des Moines Music Coalition’s signature event sells tickets based on the strength of each year’s main stage acts. And while there have been more than a few great performances from acts like the Wu Tang Clan and Flaming Lips, 80/35’s heart and soul has always lived on the free stages, born from Amedeo Rossi’s Rain Man-like ability to suss out great local and regional talent. Weezer sells tickets. Courtney Krause gave people a memory.Read More