Central Iowa Music & Arts Festival – Fri. July 22nd & Sat. July 23rd, 2016
Western Gateway Park
Des Moines, IA--This year, 515 Alive is celebrating almost a decade and a half of success as one of Iowa’s most notable annual music events and the real momentum is just beginning for this rapidly growing festival! 2015 was the first 2-day 515 Alive and its long time supporters showed up in masses, attracting more than 10,000 people over 2 days to downtown Des Moines, Iowa. With a massive lineup compared to previous years, a new setup at western gateway, more sound and lights and more people; 515’s 2015 event put the 2-day show on the map regionally and even nationally with acts such as Waka Flocka Flame, Eoto, The Floozies, Snails and more.
2016 is the event's 14th year in existence and throughout the years the festival has gained notoriety as a major music and arts festival. By drawing on our past successes, through our heavy promotion and well curated stages, 2016’s festival is expected to bring in 7,000+ attendees to the area. In 2016, 515 Alive is going to be bigger than ever before; with a true EDM festival headliner, 2x hip hop headliners as well as high demand supporting electronic producers and rappers on the bill.
2016 continues the next generation of 515 Alive featuring their biggest new headliners featuring Zeds Dead, Machine Gun Kelly, ASAP Ferg, bigger sound systems, massive light & laser shows, and a new breed of enthusiasm from its supporters. With the lineup of national & regional headliners, 5 stages of music and full support by the most influential venues, artists, and promoters in Iowa, the 2016 515 Alive Music Festival will be a weekend you will never forget.
Check out the full phase one lineup below and grab your tickets at the lowest price to save!