The Stagecoach Music Festival celebrated its 15th anniversary with a weekend full of incredible performances, surprises, and unforgettable moments. The festival attracted country music fans from around the world, who were able to catch their favorite artists live in-person or through the Amazon Music livestream.
The festival kicked off on Friday with a headlining set by Luke Bryan on the Mane Stage, where he performed some of his biggest hits. The night also saw Jon Pardi’s incredible set, which ended with him being invited to become the 225th member of the Grand Ole Opry. Fan favorites such as BRELAND, Elle King, Priscilla Block, and Riley Green had audiences singing along to every word, while ZZ Top closed out the night with an epic set on the Palomino Stage.
Saturday was highlighted by Kane Brown’s explosive performance, which featured pyrotechnics that lit up the desert sky. Old Dominion also played a set of their hits, including a cover of Harry Styles’ “As It Was.” Meanwhile, Bryan Adams headlined the Palomino Stage in style, and Nelly had fans dancing into the night at the Honky Tonk.
The festival wrapped up on Sunday with a memorable performance by Chris Stapleton, who took the Mane Stage by storm. Before his set, Brooks & Dunn brought their hits to the stage and brought out Lainey Wilson for their song “Cowgirls Don’t Cry.” Valerie June and Tyler Childers headlined the Palomino Stage, while country artists and stars of the hit TV show Yellowstone, Ryan Bingham, Luke Grimes, and Lainey Wilson, played extraordinary sets throughout the day.
Aside from the incredible performances, the festival also featured cooking demonstrations at Guy Fieri’s Stagecoach Smokehouse. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri brought his biggest program to date and was joined by ZZ Top, Old Dominion, Bailey Zimmerman, Yellowstone’s Taylor Sheridan and Lainey Wilson, among others, to showcase their culinary skills and entertain festival-goers.
Festivalgoers enjoyed the Hendrick’s Gin activation featuring a Victorian garden party amidst the hedges, complete with a bar serving up unusually delicious cocktails, garden seating, and floral photo moments. The cocktails featured the newest release from the Cabinet of Curiosities, Flora Adora.
The 2023 Stagecoach Music Festival proved to be an unforgettable weekend of country music. With headlining sets from Luke Bryan, Kane Brown, and Chris Stapleton, the festival delivered a once-in-a-lifetime experience for country music fans from around the world.