Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2016

Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2016

April 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016
April 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Indio
Indio
 
 

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The Stagecoach Festival is an outdoor country music festival presented by Goldenvoice, The Messina Group, and Moore Entertainment[1] and founded by Paul Tollett. The festival is located at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. Various artists attend, whether they be mainstream or relatively unknown,[2] ranging from folk, mainstream country, bluegrass, roots rock, and alternative country.[3] It is the highest-grossing festival centered on country music in the world.[4] The festival acts as a sister event to Goldenvoice's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Eric Church
American musician
bornMay 3, 1977
Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
 
Carrie Underwood
American country music singer; American Idol winner
bornMarch 10, 1983
Muskogee, Oklahoma
 
Luke Bryan
American country music singer-songwriter
bornJuly 17, 1976
Leesburg, Georgia, United States
 
Sam Hunt
 

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Kenneth Eric Church (born May 3, 1977), known professionally as Eric Church, is an American country musician, singer and songwriter. Signed to Capitol Nashville since 2005, he has since released a total of five studio albums for that label. His debut album, 2006's Sinners Like Me, produced four singles on the Billboard country charts including the top 20 hits "How 'Bout You", "Two Pink Lines", and "Guys Like Me".

His second album, 2009's Carolina, produced three more singles: "Smoke a Little Smoke" and his first top 10 hits, "Love Your Love the Most" and "Hell on the Heart". 2011's Chief, his first No. 1 album, gave him his first two No. 1 singles, "Drink in My Hand" and "Springsteen", and the hits "Homeboy", "Creepin'", and "Like Jesus Does". His third No. 1 single was "The Only Way I Know", which he, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan recorded for Aldean's album Night Train. A fourth album, The Outsiders, was released in February 2014. It produced five new singles between 2013–15 with the title track, "Give Me Back My Hometown", "Cold One", "Talladega" and "Like a Wrecking Ball". "Talladega" and "Give Me Back My Hometown" each reached number one on the Country Airplay chart. Eric Church got his sixth No. 1 hit with Keith Urban in May 2015 with the single "Raise 'Em Up". He released his fifth studio album, Mr. Misunderstood, on November 3, 2015.

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Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, and has since become one of the most successful artists in any musical genre. Her achievements led her to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009. She has won numerous music awards, including 7 Grammy Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards and 9 American Music Awards.

Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005. Bolstered by the huge crossover success of the singles "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Before He Cheats", it became the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history, the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history and the best-selling country album of the last ten years. Underwood won three Grammy Awards for the album, including Best New Artist. Released in 2007, her second album, Carnival Ride, had one of the biggest ever opening weeks by a female artist and earned Underwood two Grammy Awards. Her next album, 2009's Play On, was a commercial success led by the single "Cowboy Casanova". Underwood's fourth album, Blown Away (2012), earned her a Grammy Award and was that year's second best-selling release by a female artist. Her first compilation album (2014) was a chart and sales success and earned her a Grammy Award. Her fifth album, Storyteller (2015), made her the only country artist to have all first five studio albums reach either numbers one or two on the Billboard 200. She has sold more than 65 million records worldwide.

Recognized by Rolling Stone as the female vocalist of her generation in any genre, by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and by Billboard as Country Music's reigning Queen, Underwood is the only solo country artist in the 2000s to have a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, the first and only country artist ever to debut at number one on the Hot 100 and, with 14 number one's, the woman with the most number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart — from 1991 to present — breaking her own Guinness Book record of ten. She is the Top Country Artist of all-time on the RIAA's Digital Singles ranking and the biggest American Idol earner of all time. Some Hearts was named the number one country album of the 2000s by Billboard and she was the top-ranked female artist on Billboard's Best Country Artists of the 2000s list.

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Thomas Luther Bryan (born July 17, 1976), known professionally as Luke Bryan, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Bryan began his musical career in the mid 2000s, writing songs for his longtime friends from high school, performers Travis Tritt and Billy Currington and releasing his first spring break album. After signing with Capitol Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee in 2007 with his cousin, Chad Christopher Boyd, he released the album I'll Stay Me, which included the singles "All My Friends Say", "We Rode in Trucks", and "Country Man". The follow-up album Doin' My Thing included "Do I", which Bryan co-wrote with Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, and the #1 singles "Rain Is a Good Thing" and "Someone Else Calling You Baby".

Tailgates & Tanlines, released in 2011, includes "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)", and the number one singles "I Don't Want This Night to End", "Drunk on You", and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye". Bryan's fourth album, Crash My Party, was released in August 2013 and includes the number one singles "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster" and "I See You". The fifth album, Kill The Lights, was released in August 2015 and its lead single, "Kick the Dust Up", became his 13th number one hit, followed by his 14th number one "Strip It Down". Bryan co-wrote all of his singles with the exception of "Drunk on You", "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster", and "Kick the Dust Up" and co-produced all four albums and one compilation album with Jeff Stevens. Bryan was the recipient of the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards "Entertainer of the Year" award.[8] To date, Bryan has sold over 7 million albums and 27 million singles worldwide.[9]

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Empire Polo Club
The Empire Polo Club is a 78-acre polo club in Indio, California in Riverside County in the Coachella Valley, near Palm Springs. Founded in 1987, it has hosted international polo tournaments. It leases out its polo grounds for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival annually.

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As Lollapalooza Turns 25, Five Must-Dos For Music Festivals To Stay Relevant
Forbes  –  July 30, 2016
Not every festival can be Stagecoach. *Rethink The Double Weekends: Coachella started it and now several festivals, such as Austin City Limits, have followed suit: Expanded to a second weekend with the exact same lineup as the first. When it works ...
Lollapalooza 2016: Insider Tips on Major Lazer, Radiohead, J Cole, and the Parties in Chicago
TheWrap  –  July 27, 2016
To avoid discordant discharge — musical or otherwise — here are TheWrap’s top tips for Lollapalooza 2016. 1. Lolla is supersized ... After Bud Light snuck Snoop Dogg in to crash the Stagecoach country music festival with golden boy Sam Hunt ...
Bud Light & Flosstradamus To Celebrate Lollapalooza’s 25th Anniversary
Vibe  –  July 27, 2016
Bud Light has punctuated 2016 with show-stopping music moments starting with the breakout SXSW hotspot – The Bud Light Factory – where the Roots brought their annual Jam Session to Austin. Their presence continued on through Stagecoach Music Festival ...
Big Cheese Festival 2016: When is it? What's there? What can you do in Caerphilly?
Wales Online  –  July 25, 2016
Caerphilly's Big Cheese festival is back for 2016, with more than 80,000 visitors expected at ... A family ticket is £7.50 from any Stagecoach bus in the county borough and also on routes 26, 50, 120, A and B and at stops in Newport, Cardiff and ...
Desert Trip to nearly double the economic impact in Coachella Valley
Chicago Tribune  –  July 22, 2016
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and the Stagecoach Country Music Festival drew 250,000 ... The average per-night cost for Coachella fans grew from $68 in 2012 to $116 in 2016, Bracken said. But some, more cushy housing options typically ...
Stagecoach Festival
cbslocal.com  –  May 5, 2016
2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival - Day 2 INDIO, CA - APRIL 30: Musician Sam Palladio performs onstage during 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2016 in Indio, California.
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CBS Cleveland  –  May 5, 2016
US-ENTERTAINMENT-MUSIC-STAGECOACH-FESTIVAL Musician/singer Chris Hicks from The Marshall Trucker Band performs at Stagecoach 2016, in Indio, California, on May 1, 2016. / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images ...
Carrie Underwood at Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2016
The Desert Sun  –  May 1, 2016
Carrie Underwood at Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2016 Carrie Underwood performs at the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Check out this story on desertsun.com: http://desert.sn/1TCYXRD
Stagecoach 2016: Inside the festival’s RV Resort
The Sun  –  April 30, 2016
Beer pong, cornhole, a variety of beer bongs, kiddie swimming pools, American flags, a couple of Confederate flags and lots of loud, country music. The RV Resort camping areas at Stagecoach is a second home to a host of folks at the Stagecoach festival.
Stagecoach 2016: We're off with Leroy Powell, Tigerman WOAH! and the first Prince tribute
Los Angeles Times  –  April 29, 2016
The first lesson from the 2016 edition of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, which has been underway for barely an hour? Arrive late at your own peril. The first notes sounded for Day 1 of the weekend-long gathering came early Friday afternoon ...
STAGECOACH 2016: Festival passes have sold out
The Press-Enterprise  –  April 27, 2016
Passes have sold out for the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Empire Polo Club in Indio this weekend. The festival kicks off Friday, April 29, with a headlining set by Eric Church, followed by Carrie Underwood ...

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