Stagecoach 2019 | Info, tips, and tricks to have a great time at the fest

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The 2019 Stagecoach Country Music Festival will take place in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio following two weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The popular three-day event will include plenty of music, food, beer, and partying.  Here’s the official information on dates, tickets, camping, and some tips and tricks to make sure you have the best time possible at Stagecoach.

We’ll get to the tips in a bit, but first, let’s get the important info out of the way:

Stagecoach 2019 Dates

Stagecoach 2019 will take place from April 26 to April 28, 2019.

Stagecoach 2019 Lineup

The lineup was announced on Tuesday, October 16.  Headliners include: Luke Bryan on Friday night, Sam Hunt on Saturday, and  Jason Aldean will close out the party on Sunday.

Related: The best spots near the festival grounds to get your pre-game on

Other performers include Tom Jones (!!!), Cole Swindell, Luke Combs, Old Dominion, Kane Brown, Cam, Lauren Alaina, Bret Michaels (!!!), Ashley Monroe, Cody Johnson, Danielle Bradbery, Dan Tyminski, Aubrie Sellers, Charley Crockett, Jordan Davis, Lanco, Michael Ray, Parker Milsap, Russell Dickerson, Scotty McCreery, Terri Clark, and Whitey Morgan.

Here’s the full lineup:

(The full lineup is posted in text form at the bottom of this post)

In addition to the announced lineup, additional performers will be added during the Real Country TV series – which gives artists a chance to compete for a chance to perform at Stagecoach.

Stagecoach 2019 Set Times

We have those posted for you over here.

Diplo After Party

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Stagecoach 2019 will see the debut of an “after party” set by electronic DJ Diplo at the Palomino Stage on Sunday night at 11 pm.

You can get more info in that here.

Guy Fieri

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Guy Fieir’s Stagecoach Smokehouse is also back this year with a new cast of the nation’s finest pit bosses alongside the most celebrated restaurants and BBQ vendors. Guy and friends will be showcasing their pits and rigs and offering taste tests to fans throughout the weekend with live demos.

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Ticket Information

Pass prices are as follows:

  • 3-Day General Admission $349
  • 3-Day General Admission/Shuttle Combo $409
  • 3-Day Corral Standing Pit $1,399
  • 3-Day Corral C1 Reserved Seating $1,399
  • 3-Day Corral C2 Reserved Seating $899

**Prices as of the October 19 sale

Stagecoach Festival, 2018

Camping and Parking

RV Resort 50 amp, 30 amp and dry camping is $619. Car camping is $176, with camping companion parking priced at $60. Preferred (VIP) parking is $100. Car camping is $176 and camping companion parking is $60.

Tips and Tricks

Stagecoach festival 2018

So let me start this by saying that I have lived in the Palm Springs Area for over 20 years and have attended over 30 Goldenvoice fests in Indio including Coachella, Desert Trip, and, of course Stagecoach.  Here are five things that I have picked up over the years.

1) Get a Shuttle Pass

Unless you are camping out or have an RV at the festival, get yourself a shuttle pass. The shuttles are pretty great.  There are plenty of pickup points around the desert and the buses run pretty regularly so you don’t have to wait around all day to catch one.  Bring a beer or two on the bus (cans not bottles) and enjoy your ride in rather than being stuck behind the wheel in traffic and then later trying to remember where you parked.

Pro-Tip: Check StubHub to find them at a discount.

2) Hydrate!

Indio gets hot at the end of April.  Add to that some beer and you could be in for a world of hurt if you don’t remember to drink some freakin’ water.  Get a huge jug of water and pound that thing while you are kicking it by the pool to pre-party.  Then use the refillable water stations to keep hydrated inside of Stagecoach.  Also, buy your Pedialyte before you get to town as many of the stores mark that stuff way up for the festival weekends.

3) Bring an Empty Bag

They hand out a ton of free stuff at Stagecoach.  Like a ton of it.

4) Stay Somewhere that Makes Sense

The Palm Springs Area is sprawling.  You might save money by staying somewhere like Yucca Valley or Beaumont (I have talked to people at the fest that did this), but then you are basically an hour away from Stagecoach and that drive back to the hotel is gonna suck.  We have some tips for where to stay here.

5) Don’t Leave Monday Morning

The traffic getting out of the Coachella Valley on the morning after Stagecoach bloooooooows.  Just plan on staying another day or, at the very least, plan on kicking it in the desert until Monday evening when things start to get back to normal.  You can spend that time by the pool, taking a hike (also hydrate for that), or checking out some of the local attractions like the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway or the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Location

The Stagecoach festival takes place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, the same location as the Coachella Music and Arts Festival – with the three-day country fest taking place after the to weekends of Coachella.

Full Lineup for Stagecoach 2019

And here’s the full lineup in text form:

  • Abby Anderson
  • Adam Hambrick
  • Ashley Monroe
  • Aubrie Sellers
  • Becca Mancari
  • Brandon Lay
  • Bret Michaels
  • CAM
  • Carlton Anderson
  • Charley Crockett
  • Cody Johnson
  • Cole Swindell
  • Cordovas
  • Danielle Bradbery
  • Dan Tyminski
  • Dawn Landes
  • Devin Dawson
  • Filmore
  • Jason Aldean
  • Jessie James Decker
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Joe Diffie
  • Jon Langston
  • Jordan Davis
  • Kane Brown
  • King Leg
  • LANCO
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Mark Chesnutt
  • Michael Ray
  • Mitchell Tenpenny
  • Old Dominion
  • Parker Millsap
  • Rachel Wammack
  • Rita Wilson
  • Ross Ellis
  • Ruby Boots
  • Russell Dickerson
  • Sam Hunt
  • Sammy Kershaw
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Smithfield
  • Terri Clark
  • The Wild Feathers
  • Tom Jones
  • Travis Denning
  • Tyler Rich
  • Whiskey Myers
  • Whitey Morgan
  • William Prince

Have a great time at Stagecoach 2019!


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