The lineup for the fourth annual Stagecoach festival--the Country version of Coachella, held in the California desert town of Indio--was announced yesterday, and I have to say, it is a bit more intriguing than the other announcement I wrote about this week (namely, the initial list of CMA Awards performers).
What do the two announcements have in common? Well, most outstandingly in my opinion, Brooks & Dunn.
The Stagecoach propaganda is making a big splash with the top-billed "dueling Keiths"--that would be Mr. Keith Urban and Mr. Toby Keith--both of which are brand-new to the festival and certainly worthy of excitement; the opinionated and outspoken Toby in particular. (I'm sure you've checked out his latest video, the unpolitically correct "American Ride"? And listened to his new album this week? Good ol' Toby, my favorite conservative democrat. I wish he were playing the CMA Awards!)
Additionally, the festival has joined forces with ABC Daytime and SOAPnet as new sponsors. (TheRead More »from Stagecoach 2010–Country Is Cool, Folks!