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March 6, 2023

Saddle Up for Stagecoach Festival 2023

Saddle Up for Stagecoach Festival 2023

Since 2007, the Stagecoach Country Music Festival has become a highly anticipated annual gathering of international country music fans. The event is held at Indio’s Empire Polo Club where it shares space with the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, drawing crowds from all corners of the globe. If you’re into country music, this legendary event should be on your must-attend list.

We have you covered from who will be performing to what you should bring to the festival. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this year’s Stagecoach!

When Is The 2023 Stagecoach Festival?

This year’s Stagecoach Festival kicks off on Friday, April 28th, and goes until Sunday, April 30th.

With over 460 acres, the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California is one of the world’s biggest polo clubs and home to the Stagecoach Festival. Getting there by bus, car, or plane? No problem! There are numerous accommodation options nearby such as hotels and Airbnbs if you need a place to rest your head. Don’t forget that each April Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival happens at this same venue too.

There will be plenty to do with venues opening at noon and a variety of country performers hitting the stages to provide you with an experience you will never forget.

Music Genres Of Stagecoach Festival

Stagecoach Festival is renowned for its extravagantly diverse lineup of music genres. Although country reigns supreme, you can also enjoy performances ranging from pop to rock, hip-hop to EDM, and more! No matter what your musical tastes may be, the Stagecoach Festival promises a unique experience fit for every kind of music lover.

Past performers include:

  • Luke Bryan – Country
  • Mumford & Sons – Folk
  • The String Cheese Incident – Bluegrass
  • Marshmellow – EDM

Stagecoach 2023 Line Up


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There are a vast number of incredible performers hitting the stages at this year’s Stagecoach Festival. Here is just a glimpse of what you can expect.

Friday, April 28th

  • Luke Bryan
  • Jon Pardi
  • Elle King
  • Riley Green
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Breland
  • ZZ Top

Saturday, April 29th

  • Kane Brown
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Old Dominion
  • Niko Moon
  • Morgan Wade
  • Bryan Adams
  • Nelly

Sunday, April 30th

  • Chris Stapleton
  • Diplo
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Parker McCollum
  • Tyler Childers
  • Turnpike Troubadours

For a complete 2023 lineup, check out the Stagecoach Festival Lineup page.

Attractions And Activities

More attractions are sure to be announced as we get closer to the festival. However, what has been announced already is sure to keep you entertained the whole weekend. Here are just a few fun attractions Stagecoach has to offer.

Guy Fieri’s Stagecoach Smokehouse


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Get ready for a taste of regional BBQ styles from coast to coast! Guy’s Stagecoach Smokehouse experience is back and here to tantalize your tastebuds with flavors from all around the country. From California, Tennessee, and Georgia – you won’t want to miss out on this delicious adventure while seeing Guy Fieri himself put his pitmasters into action. Keep an eye out for our full lineup of demos and pitmaster masterclasses coming soon.

Ferris Wheel

Treat your significant other to a romantic ride on the Ferris Wheel and enjoy sweeping aerial views of the city. Sunset is prime time for proposals, so why not take advantage of this opportunity?

Yee Haw

Come explore the expansive and shaded structure in the lobby, just next to the Ferris wheel! You can have a ball as you check out all of its distinct areas like Horseshoe Stage, Nikki Lane’s Stage Stop Marketplace, Compton Cowboys, and beyond. Enjoy icy drinks along with vintage clothing while being immersed in a Yee-Haw atmosphere.

Nikki Lane’s Stage Stop Marketplace

A special music and shopping experience awaits you at the Highway Queen’s curated destination. Nikki Lane presents a one-of-a-kind Nashville haunt, housing her vintage store ‘High-Class Hillbilly’ alongside up-and-coming artists from all over on the Horseshoe stage. Enjoy an exhilarating evening with some refreshments while taking in their sets.

Half-Pint Hootenanny

The kid’s entertainment area is situated west of the merchandise tent in the lobby and will be open from 10 am to 7 pm. There is air conditioning, an instrument petting zoo, and crafts. Bring your kids there for fun while you recharge.

HonkyTonk Dance Hall


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Looking for a way to cool off but still show off your moves? Check out Diplo’s Honkytonk Dance Hall, where the air conditioning and DJ list have been curated by none other than the after-hours king himself. Whether you’ve been line dancing since birth or are just now trying it out, all levels of dancers can find something to enjoy. So grab those boots (old or new) and check out this fun dance hall.

What To Bring

As the Stagecoach Festival draws near, you’re probably wondering what to bring along. To ensure an unforgettable event, here is a compilation of absolute must-haves that will make your journey undoubtedly delightful.

  • Ticket: Don’t forget to secure your ticket before heading over to the festival. You can conveniently purchase one online or at the entry gate. Make sure you also bring a valid ID for identification purposes.
  • Sunscreen: It is going to be warm and sunny, so don’t let yourself burn.
  • Water: In hot weather, it’s essential to stay hydrated – so don’t forget to bring ample supplies of water. Additionally, sports drinks can be a great way to replenish electrolytes that get lost while you’re sweating.
  • Clothes: Be sure to pack a hat and sun protection for warm daytime temperatures. Don’t forget your jacket either, as it can get chilly at night. Also, since much of the day will be spent on foot, make sure to bring comfortable shoes along with you too.

Get Your Tickets Today!

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience a truly exceptional event! With something for everyone, the Stagecoach Festival is sure to provide an unforgettable adventure. From country music fans to those who simply want to explore California’s best attractions, this festival has it all. So don’t wait any longer; get your tickets now.


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