Singer Eric Church performs onstage in 2016.

Stagecoach 2024

APRIL 26-28, 2024


“Coachella’s country cousin” returns with three days of tall leather boots and Billboard-topping names.

Even self-described non-fans of country music have heard of Stagecoach. Regular viewers of shows like the Bachelor franchise are intimately familiar with the Stagecoach festival. Every year, it seems some new scandal will be unearthed — someone kissed someone they shouldn’t have, posed for a riské photo or secretly met up with a star — and the location is always Stagecoach. Seductive, celebrity-studded and full of swing dancing,

Part of Bachelor nation or not, the country music festival caters to any country fan with BBQ by way of Guy Fieri, a honky-tonk dance hall and a chance to meet the Compton Cowboys. There will, of course, also be a range of adult beverages served, the Budweiser Clydesdales will be on site, and be sure to take a spin on the iconic ferris wheel.

As for performers, Stagecoach always gets the creme de la creme. (Or would a meat-based metaphor be more fitting, i.e., choicest cut?) Stars Eric Church, Miranda Lambert and Morgan Wallen are headliners. Newcomers to the genre, like Post Malone (who is on board to play a “special set of country covers”) and Brittany Spencer will stand alongside legends like Willie Nelson. Trampled by Turtles, who will be known to genre outsiders for their twangified covers for indie rock classics, are billed, too. Scheduled as well are performers who aren’t within the traditional confines of the genre, like Elle King, Leon Bridges and the Beach Boys. The late night Palomino lineup continues this trend, with Nickleback, Diplo and Wiz Khalifa taking the stage on each respective night. But Stagecoach cares little for genre purity. Instead, the festival stakes a big tent, under which anyone and everyone is invited to line dance, stomp their boots and get their cowboy on. 

The Specs

  • Over 75,000 attended Stagecoach 2023. 
  • The festival is sold out. Join the waitlist here. 
  • Download the festival’s app to receive updates and build your schedule. 


What is the closest airport to the Stagecoach country music festival?

That would be the Palm Springs International Airport, about a 30-minute drive from the festival. 

Where does the Stagecoach festival take place, exactly?

At the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

Is the festival ADA accessible? 

Yes. Stagecoach has an extensive array of accessibility accommodations, reserved spaces, and specific guidelines. For full information, visit the festival’s website.

What is the bag policy?

Bags and Backpacks 20″x20″ or smaller are allowed, as are foldable camping chairs. A full list is viewable here.

Is there parking nearby?

Free parking is provided. 

Who is the lineup for California’s country music festival?

Friday April 26: Eric Church, Jelly Roll, Elle King, Dwight Yoakam, Carin Leon, Paul Cauthen, Shane Smith & the Saints, Hailey Whitters, Josh Abbott Band, Josh Ross, Vincent Neil Emerson, Wyatt Flores, Ben Burgess, Lauren Watkins, Zach Top, Lola Kirke, Nickelback. 

Saturday, April 27: Miranda Lambert, Post Malone, Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, Ernest, Charley Crockett, Luke Grimes, Maddie & Tae, Trampled by Turtles, Allison Russell, Tenille Townes, Asleep at the Wheel, Kylie Morgan, Drayton Farley, Casey Barnes, Stephen Wilson Jr., Kassi Valazaa, Tanner Adell, Diplo.

Sunday, April 28: Morgan Wallen, Hardy, Bailey Zimmerman, The Beach Boys, Megan Moroney, Clint Black, Nate Smith, Pam Tillis,  Charles Wesley Godwin, The War and Treaty, Ashley Cooke, Sam Barber, Brittany Spencer, Willie Jones, Dylan Schnieder, Katie Prutt, Miko Marks, Wiz Khalifa.



Stagecoach 2024 Poster


BY Sébastien Luc Butler