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George A. Paul’s Stagecoach 2016 Review

Stagecoach pulled back into Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. for its 10th Anniversary on April 29-May 1 and did another great job at showcasing past and present country sounds. Among the top grossing music festivals in the world (cousin Coachella takes the top slot), it featured headliners Eric Church, Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan performing to a sellout crowd of 75,000 daily.
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Stagecoach Offers Wealth of Americana, Country and Rock Music in Indio, CA

If there was one thread that tied together many of performances that I caught at Stagecoach April 29 – May 1, 2016, it was the spirit of Merle Haggard. While a slew of the performances acknowledged Hag, who passed away April 6, 2016, there was ultimately an even deeper theme of honoring a range of musical heroes and acknowledging the large part that great music plays in the…
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Stagecoach 2015 Wrapup

Since the first Stagecoach was staged in Indio in 2007, the country music event has grown in popularity attracting fans from around the globe who come to soak in the sun, fun, and plenty of country, Americana and rock ‘n’ roll music featured on a number of stages positioned around the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA.
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Stagecoach 2015 Preview

For the longest time, Southern California wasn’t a major market for country music festivals. That all changed when Stagecoach launched in 2007 and became a big success. A companion to the dual Coachella Music and Arts Festivals, which also take place at Empire Polo Field in Indio immediately prior (near Palm Springs), it revolves around country…
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Stagecoach Festival Preview

While the 16th edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is now in the history books, the expansive Empire Polo Club in Indio is now set to host yet another legendary event. California’s biggest country music event, Stagecoach, arrives in Indio, California, April 24, 25 and 26, 2015. The three-day event features a diverse lineup of…
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AXS TV Unveils Its First Artist Lineup for Stagecoach Festival Broadcast April 24-26

AXS TV is unveiling its first glimpse at the artist lineup for the network’s broadcast of the 10th Annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival, on Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26. The line-up includes some of the hottest bands on …
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Stagecoach 2014 Roundup: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Shelby Lynne, Don McLean and More

For the countless Stagecoach-goers who never got over to check out the Americana featured in the Palomino and Mustang tents early Friday afternoon, they missed out on some outstanding new music-makers. What’s more, they were robbed of a chance to hear the genre’s roots that these days seem a world removed from the heavier rock and pop feel of so many mainstream country acts. Hannah…
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Stagecoach 2012: Palomino Proves The Place To Be

Chris Isaak serenades the crowd while strolling through the Palomino tent a few songs into his set Saturday at Stagecoach 2012. Those Stagecoach-goers who staked spots at the Mane Stage on Saturday to party their brains out really missed some great music happening elsewhere on the Empire Polo Field. From the early-afternoon sounds of Carlsbad singer/fiddler Sara Watkins to an inspired set from comeback kids the Mavericks, there were all kinds of memorable turns inside the Palomino and Mustang…
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