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Church, Bryan, Aldean headline Stagecoach

Thursday, October 10, 2013 – Eric Church, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan are headlining the 2014 Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, Cal., the promoter announced via Twitter today.

Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, Lee Brice, John Prine and Shelby Lynne also will play the three-day festival, being held April 25-27 by Goldenvoice.

The Friday line-up includes Loretta Lynn, Brantley Gilbert, Easton Corbin, Thomas Rhett, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Corey Smith, Katey Sagal and the Forest Rangers, The Wailin' Jennys, Shakey Graves, The Black Lillies, Nicki Blum and the Gamblers, JD McPherson, Lindsay Ell, Sarah Jarosz, The Howlin' Brothers, Hannah and Talbot, Radney Foster's Bluegrass Trio, The Wild Feathers and Church.

Hanging with Aldean and Hayes on Saturday are Jennifer Nettles Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Crystal Gayle, Tyler Farr, Ashley Monroe, Don McLean, John Conlee, Trampled by Turtles, Danielle Bradbery, Holly Williams, Dan & Shay, Jason Isbell, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Spirit Family Reunion, Sara Haze, Whiskey Shivers, The Seldom Scene, Willie Watson and Corb Lund.

Playing with Bryan, FGL and Brice on Sunday are John Prine, Dustin Lynch, Chris Cagle, Michael Nesmith, Asleep at the Wheel, Charlie Worsham, Brenda Lee, Duane Eddy, Shovels and Rope, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Kelleigh Bannan, Johnny Fritz, The Railers, former member of The Bangles Susanna Hoffs, I See Hawks in LA and Shelly Colvin.

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While Eric Church has set the bar high with his previous studio albums, "Desperate Man" is right up there with his best and may just be his most accomplished effort to date. Church continues to write memorable songs in a wide variety of styles, and even when he's not singing over country musical elements, his lyrical voice is always undeniably a country one. He also knows how to have a little fun, especially with "Hanging Around," a soulful, funky tune mixing together »»»
Mr. Misunderstood CD review - Mr. Misunderstood
When listeners were introduced to Eric Church on his debut, they heard an artist who could balance strong song writing with a bit of a rebellious edge to the music. The surprise release of his latest continues that tradition, being quietly released to his fan club before even being officially announced. The music, written and recorded over a short period of time with an unheard of fast turnaround, has a raw edge that bridges the gap between radio friendly country music with the more rugged sound »»»
The Outsiders CD review - The Outsiders
Eric Church looks to take no prisoners on his big and bold - sometimes very dark - sounding fourth studio release. He makes that crystal clear on the cover where he stands flanked by his backing quintet, looking tough, menacing, ready for a rumble with arms hanging down, hiding behind sunglasses. These guys are ready to roll. As in rock and roll, which Church et al cook up with the lead-off title track, an out-and-out rocker with Church laying down his outside the lines credentials. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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