Jon Pardi

Stagecoach fine-tunes the formula with Shania Twain, Jerry Lee Lewis and more

Stagecoach fine-tunes the formula with Shania Twain, Jerry Lee Lewis and more

“So at Stagecoach I’m going to be mostly surrounded by the guys?” Shania Twain asked a visitor about her upcoming headlining slot at the world’s biggest country music festival that opens April 28 in Indio.

The assumption was understandable.

In the 13 years since the Canadian singer, songwriter and cross-genre pop superstar released her last album, the country music landscape has shifted.

When Twain was regularly churning out No. 1 hits in the 1990s, she was at the front of a pack of female stars who commanded healthy chunks of time on the radio airwaves, as the likes of Faith Hill, Martina McBride, the Dixie Chicks, Reba McEntire and Sara Evans...

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