Stagecoach Highlights 2019 - Jason Aldean Pays Tribute to Route 91 Victims, Lil Nas X Performs 'Old Town Road', Sam Hunt Gets The Crowd Moving and More
2019 Stagecoach headliners for Saturday and Sunday put on a show that you will definitely remember. All artist showed up and showed out for their fans!! It was an epic weekend filled with a solid lineup of your favorite artist. Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Diplo with special guests Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. Powerhouse female vocals were given by Jessie James Decker, Cam and Lauren Alaina warming up the crowd for the featuring headliners. Before they hit the stage fans were keeping cool in the shade at Budweisers Country club were they enjoyed ice cold beers, games and homemade koozies to make sure your drinks stayed chilled and prime instagram worthy budweiser neon sign backdrops.
Lynyrd skynyrd kicked off a heavy set of fan favorites as they performed on Saturday at the Palomino stage. This was the second time the band hit the stage since there Stagecoach debut in 2014. The rock and roll band had an overflowing crowd eager to see what the Farewell Tour had to offer. Kicking of their setlist with “Workin’ for MCA” had the crowd began going wild over the well-known anthem. Guitar strings started rippeling the fan favorite “Simple Man” the audience began to single along as the course heighted with power vocals. With the inspiring heartfelt guitar solo played, it struck the passion and love for the southern all-American rock band. Emotions heightened as they played a video paying tribute to all the passing band members along with the classic tune. Closing out the stage with the two highly anticipated chart toppers “Sweet Home Alabama and “Free Bird” One of the best performances given over the weekend. The band showcased as to why they are America's favorite rock and roll band. Closing out the stage you could feel how special this moment was for this legendary group.
Luke Combs took to the mane stage giving the highly anticipated performance of the night. Performing in front of at least 80,000 fans. With his music soaring the country charts with five no.1 singles, an ACM and CMA award along with a Grammy nomination at this moment in time. This would be his second time hitting the stagecoach stage and since then a lot has changed for the superstar. Two years ago, he was at an opening spot at 2:30 PM and now he is one of the headlining artist. Combs performing “Must’ve Never Met You” had fans chiming along to his clarity, soul filed voice. His set of hits continued with “Beautiful Crazy” where he gave a little insight as to being inspired to write the song about his relationship with his now fiancée. Continuing with “One Number Away,” Hurricane,” and finishing with his number one hit “She Got the Best of Me.” Fans couldn't get enough of this talented man. Not only does he have a strong vocal and writing skills, but his personality can steal the show as well.
Sam Hunt shut down Stagecoaches mane stage on saturday night, with his topping chart singles “Break Up in A Small Town” and “Body Like A Back Road” had fans ready to risk it all for this handsome man. His single “House Party” had the crowd singing along to every word. Giving the party vibes needed to keep stagecoach fans finishing festival day two strong. Another single “Downtown’s Dead,” had listeners in their feelings remembering those times of a break up. Hunt put a highlight on his performance by doing his songwriters version of Keith Urban’s “Cop Car” leaving fans mesmerized by how truly talented he is.
Jason Aldean brought the liveliness stagecoach needed headlining on Sunday day three of the festival. He sure had a set line up that had all the hits needed to keep the crowd entertained. From “Burnin It Down,” “My Kind of Party,” “Hick Town,” to “Dirt Road Anthem,” and “She's Country” this was a hit after hit night. This was exactly what the festival needed and what fans would expect from long time country superstar. This would be the headliners second time at Stagecoach. He let the audience know “We played the very first Stagecoach about nine years ago. We played in the middle of the day, and to be back as a headliner is really cool.” Closing down the mane stage for good he sang “The Only Way I know” Fans cheered on the star as he belted out strong vocals for the big finale.
Diplo shut down the Palomino stage with his afterparty DJ set. It was the last dance party of the festival. Shutting down Stagecoach 2019 for good, he made sure to go out with a BANG! Diplo made sure he had a couple surprises in store for his setlist including special performance of “Old Town Road” With Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. The crowd went wild when the duo came out performing the hot track topping Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop at the same time. Diplo also had country star CAM perform their song “So Long” and Sam Hunt to sing his hit “Body Like a Back Road.
This year’s Stagecoach festival thought of everything needed to make it an all-time hit. From fun sponsor tents like Bumble BFF, Toyota Paradise Park, Monster Energy, Pantene, Power Crunch and Pandora. There was plenty of things to indulge in while you waited for your favorite artist to perform. Stagecoach has come a long way in progressing in their lineups. From many artists going from day performers to headliners, it shows you just how far being an opening feature can get you on the right path to stardom. Some celebrities spotted throughout the festival were Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks, Taylor Lautner, Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Shawn Johnson East, Andrew East, Eric Decker, Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor.
Stagecoach may be over, but believe the countdown has begun for next years festival! We have no idea how Goldenvoice will top this years insane lineup!
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