|When is Stagecoach Festival in 2016?|
The dates of Stagecoach 2016 are Friday, April 29th through Sunday, May 1st. The advance ticket sale was from Friday, June 19th through Friday, June 26th. The remaining tickets will go on sale in the fall with no specific date set yet.
The lineup for 2016's Stagecoach Festival includes:
- Friday April 29th: Eric Church, Chris Young, Sam Hunt, Eric Paslay, Jana Kramer, Emmylou Harris
- Saturday April 30th: Carrier Underwood, The Band Perry, Dustin Lynch, John Fogerty, Chris Stapleton, Mo Pitney, Aaron Watson
- Sunday May 1st: Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Joe Nichols, The Doobie Brothers, A Thousand Horses, RaeLynn, The Turnpike Troubadours, Old Dominion
|What is Stagecoach Festival?|
The Stagecoach Festival is an annual outdoor country music festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Indio is a little east of Palm Springs, a much popular vacation destination. The event has been put on by Goldenvoice since 2007 and features the top country music artists and groups. Stagecoach was originally a two day events covering Saturday and Sunday but expended to a three-day event from Friday through Sunday in 2013. The country music genres that are showcased at Stagecoach include folk, bluegrass, roots rock, and alternative country.
More than 55,000 people attended the 2012 Stagecoach Festival, marking the first time that the event has sold out.
Some of the most famous country artists and groups to perform at Stagecoach include Tim McGraw, Jason, Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Keith urban, and Luke Bryan.
Stagecoach Festival occurs a weekend or two after the major Coachella Music Festival that is also hosted at the Empire Polo Club. The genres featured at Coachella does not include any country music.