Category Archives: Iowa Music

It’s Happening: Shoot The Chutes.

Taking an idea from concept to reality is a rewarding feeling. Andy Cusack (Integer by day, 80/35 booking team by night) and I have been talking about doing a mini-music festival for a couple of years now. It feels good … Continue reading

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Music Blogging – Des Moines Style

Music fans across Des Moines are taking notice of our burgeoning music community. Many of them are helping push our scene to the next level by blogging about it. We absolutely love how many bloggers in Des Moines are covering music. We … Continue reading

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Crossroads Entertainment Conference – Nov. 10-11

We are looking forward to the Crossroads Entertainment Conference this Thursday and Friday in downtown Des Moines. The purpose of the event is to educate, connect and showcase the work of the Upper Midwest’s entertainment industry. Musicians, visual and performance artist, film makers, … Continue reading

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The fourth annual 80/35 music festival is finally here!

The fourth annual 80/35 music festival is fast approaching, and we’ve been busy working on the festival since July 5th of last year! From coordinating all the media relations, managing the social media presences, organizing the street team efforts, and … Continue reading

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Landing A Music Panel at South by Southwest

Last week I moderated a panel called Landing a Music Career in Flyover Country at the SXSW Music and Media Conference in Austin, Texas. Jill and I submitted the idea for the panel last June, and after months of planning … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m Andrew.

The title says it all. To say I’m incredibly pumped to be interning with the On Pitch team is an understatement. I’m currently an electronic media major at Drake University, but music has been a part of my life for … Continue reading

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Announcing our SXSW Music 2011 rock star panel lineup

When we found out that our panel idea “Landing a Music Career in Flyover Country” was accepted into the 2011 SXSW Music programming back in October, we knew we had to assemble a panel of rock stars to share their experiences, thoughts, and advice on the topic. Needless to say, we already had a wish list of industry professionals with success stories that we thought would be a perfect fit. Continue reading

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