Kenny Rogers

Guys to headline Stagecoach 2018, but expect female artists to dominate the spotlight

Guys to headline Stagecoach 2018, but expect female artists to dominate the spotlight

The first impression created by the roster of headliners for the 2018 edition of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, Calif. — Garth Brooks, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line — is that the same principle that’s ruled country radio in recent years is now true of the world’s biggest country fest too: It’s a man’s, man’s, man’s world.

But looking beyond the names at the top of each day’s talent roster, it’s readily apparent that Stagecoach’s mission to extend more attention to the genre’s female artists will continue unabated, including a new showcase in front of the Mane Stage.

Among the women on the bill for the festival, set for April 27-29, are Kacey...

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