Stagecoach festival announces lineup for 2023

The cap was how many tickets we could sell said Stacy Vee, vice president of Los Angeles-based Goldenvoice

The answer back then was 12,000, which was the size of the crowd that turned out to see George Strait

This will be our 15th anniversary,” Vee said of next year’s festival, accounting for the gap brought on by COVID

The starry bill reflects Stagecoach’s status as the “granddaddy of country festivals

Yet the lineup announcement comes at a challenging time for festival promoters in general, and for Goldenvoice specifically

Stagecoach is also working to deepen its reputation as a place of diversity in a country music scene roiled of late