Stagecoach and AXS TV Partner For First Live Broadcast of the Premier Country Music Festival

AXS TV Contact:
Amy Pfister / apfister@axs.tv

Stagecoach Country Music Festival Contact:
Lindsay Lyons / press@stagecoachfestival.com

Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Jeff Bridges & The Abiders, Rodney Atkins and more will be part of the 3-day live music event coverage

(Los Angeles, CA – March 26, 2013) – AXS TV will broadcast the Stagecoach Country Music Festival LIVE from the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA throughout the 3-day event. This exclusive broadcast partnership marks the first time country music fans will be able to watch the premier music festival live across the country. The seventh annual Stagecoach Festival will take place Friday April 26 thru Sunday April 28, 2013.

AXS TV’s exclusive broadcast of Stagecoach, brought to you by StubHub, the Official Broadcast Partner, will encompass 6 hours of live continuous coverage each day, featuring live performances, interviews and behind the scenes moments.

Commander Cody, Dwight Yoakam, Jeff Bridges & The Abiders, Justin Townes Earle, Lonestar, Nick 13, Rodney Atkins, Tanya Tucker and Trace Adkins are confirmed performers appearing as part of AXS TV’s live coverage. Additional participating artists and content details for the 3-day live broadcast will be announced throughout April.

Fans can keep up-to-date with AXS TV’s Stagecoach announcements, news and live coverage by following@AXSTV on Twitter and Instagram and using hashtag #axsStagecoach; and by becoming an AXS TV Concerts friend on Facebook at facebook.com/axstvconcerts.

“AXS TV is proud to be the first broadcast home of Stagecoach Country Music Festival. Country music fans have always turned to AXS TV as their choice to bring them their favorite artists live,” said Mark Cuban, AXS TV Founder and Chairman. “For three days of continuous LIVE coverage, AXS TV will not just be music’s network; we will be Country Music’s Network.”

AXS TV, the premier destination for live music events on television, has proven a must see network for country music fans. The live broadcast of Carrie Underwood’s “Blow Away Tour” had fans trending nationally and worldwide on twitter; the upcoming Saturday, April 6th special broadcast from ACM Weekend of OutNumber Hunger Live featuring The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line, and more; plus one-of-a-kind live performances and interviews on the network’s nightly music show AXSLive from country music’s finest including The Mavericks, Ashley Monroe, Martina McBride, Kristian Bush, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes, Jason Aldean and many many more.

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