Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2019: April 26, 27, 28
Now that Coachella 2017 is in the rearview mirror, gear up for Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 26 – 28), also at the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio, CA. If you’re not familiar with Stagecoach festival, it’s a power-charged blend of country, alt-country, classic rock, and more.
The lineup this year includes headliners Dierks Bentley, Shania Twain and Kenny Chesney, as well as Jerry Lee Lewis, .38 Special, The Zombies, Son Volt, Justin Townes Earle, Willie Nelson, Margo Price, Nikki Lane, Tommy James and the Shondells, Cyndi Lauper, Los Lobos, Cowboy Junkies, The Long Ryders, The Blasters, The Sadies, John Moreland and more.
Can’t wait for this weekend? Jackalope Ranch is getting into the spirit with their annual pre-Stagecoach celebration and the annual Country Cares for Kids and Variety Children’s Charity of the Desert.
Thursday, April 27, 5 p.m. – Pre-Stagecoach Party Featuring Dylan Scott
This open-air event on the property is an annual favorite. Free grounds-only general admission includes the viewing behind the VIP section and the wristband drawing. Food and beverages are sold separately in the general admission area.
VIP tickets are $55 including tax and gratuity. The tickets include early VIP check-in at 4:30 p.m.; table seating, BBQ buffet dinner and cash bar. There will be a drawing for Stagecoach wristbands sponsored by BIG 106 FM. Winners must be 18 or older and must be present to win.
Dylan Scott debuted in 2013 with “Makin’ This Boy Go Crazy”. He saw his career rise with follow-up release “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm” in 2014 and his eponymously named debut album, Dylan Scott, debuted at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top Country Music Charts.
Event sponsors include Jackalope Ranch, Big 106, Red Earth Casino and Travel Cetner, La Quinta Chevrolet and Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. – Country Cares for Kids with Maren Morris and Tucker Boatyard; Steve Moakler and Maddie and Tae.
Jackalope Ranch brings out their famous BBQ Brunch Buffet at 9 a.m with some of country’s hottest artists. The intimate acoustic performances are scheduled at 11 a.m., and a live auction featuring signed guitars and other prizes. Proceeds from the event will benefit Peyton’s Project and Variety Children’s Charities in the Coachella Valley.
General admission tickets are $57.50 ($25 goes to the benefitting charities) and include brunch and standing room viewing for the concert. VIP tickets include brunch and upfront seating for $107.50 ($75 goes to the benefitting charities). Ticket prices include tax and tip.
Morris was named as the 2017 Female Vocalist of the Year on the Academy of Country Music awards. She is the 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year and was nominated as Best New Artist at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards where her debut album “My Church” won the Best Country Solo Performance.
Tucker Beathard has country music in his blood as the son of Casey Beathard. A relative newcomer to the country music charts. “Rock On,” his debut single hit No. 2 on the Country Airplay chart in October 2016. His debut EP Fight Like Hell was also release that October.
Event sponsors include Jackalope Ranch, Big 106, Coachella Valley Ford Dealers, Palm Springs Motors and Fiesta Ford
This is the second year that Jackalope Ranch has teamed with Peyton’s Project, benefitting children with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), in hosting events to assist in its quest to end the disease that almost totally affects starting as young boys.
Peyton’s Project is named for Peyton Marquez, the son of Bonnie and Ethan Marquez, who is affected by DMD. Bonnie is Director of Marketing for Goldenvoice, producers of Coachella Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach, California’s Country Music Festival. She and her husband founded Peyton’s Project to find a cure for DMD and to provide power-tracked wheelchairs for those with disease so that they can enjoy outdoor activities.
The award-winning Jackalope Ranch in Indio, is the Coachella Valley’s premier barbeque destination restaurant with beautifully landscaped grounds on the six acre property that is available for weddings and other events, and is located at 80400 Highway 111.
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