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Zac Brown of the headlining act Zac Brown Band performs on the Mane Stage on the final day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans are silhouetted by a big screen projecting live video of Zac Brown of the headlining act Zac Brown Band performing on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band plays the fiddle during his performance on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Connor Virjee and Kassie Rosales hold an American flag while listening to Thompson Square perform on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Keifer Thompson of Thompson Square throws a guitar pick to a young fan as he performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Thompson Square performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fred LaBour, aka "Too Slim", of the Riders in the Sky band performs by playfully playing his cheeks on the Mustang Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Darius Rucker performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Lady Antebellum members Charles Kelley, lead vocals, left, Hillary Scott, lead vocalist, and Dave Haywood, guitar and piano, and Chris Tyrell, drums, perform on the Mane Stage on the second day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dierks Bentley gives his autographed guitar to Jenna Bonker, 11, of Costa Mesa, after his performance on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dierks Bentley performs the song "Home."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans sing along with Dierks Bentley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans cheer as Dierks Bentley performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dierks Bentley performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans are silhouetted at sunset as they cheer for Dwight Yoakam's performance on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dwight Yoakam performs on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Marty Stuart performs on the Mustang Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

During her third year attending Stagecoach Music Festival, Ryan Bancroft, 3, of Seal Beach, dances as Rodney Atkins performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country music fans pose for photos while Phil Vassar performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Phil Vassar performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Jay Raymer, of Huntington Beach, pulls his kids Aidan Rayber, 7 and Jillian Raymer, 9, on a wagon ride to see Nick 13 play on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Jana Kramer performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Nick 13 performs on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Leslie Perkins, of Ontario, tries on sunglasses after purchasing a hat on the second day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country music fans Nila Dempsey, from left, Cynthia Scott, Dianne Hulsebus, standing, Tara Petrina, in pink hat, and Carol Westerman cool off in a swimming pool while squirting the ice delivery guys in the RV Resort.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Music fans rally around a drinking game in the RV Resort before listening to live acts on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Amie Ryan, of San Diego, lays on Bruce Braun, of El Centro, doing pushups after losing a drinking game in the RV Resort area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Couples hold each other while watching Toby Keith perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Toby Keith pays tribute to the late George Jones during his performance on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Toby Keith performs on the Mane Stage at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A woman is silhouetted by the ferris wheel while watching Hank Williams Jr. perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Hank Williams Jr. performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Hank Williams Jr. performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Allison Homestead, left, and Shannon Moy, both of Santa Barbara, dance at sunset while Jeff Bridges and the Abiders play on the Palomino Stage on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A fan's hand waves to the beat as Jeff Bridges and the Abiders perform on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Jeff Bridges & the Abiders play on the Palomino Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Trace Adkins performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Shadows fall on a fence as a couple are silhouetted by the evening sun as they watch Trace Adkins perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Trace Adkins performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Terry Sanders of Huntington Beach cheers from his front row seat as Joe Nichols performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Joe Nichols performs on the Mane Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Cody Warren, left, and Megan Famulener, both of San Francisco, tan atop an RV that also serves as a dance floor as they welcome others to join them for a drink on the first day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country music fans. from left, Santi Pena, Ashlee Knight, John Gruttadaurio, Nicole Canterbury, Steven Worell and Kimbo Katsuda show off their popular "John Beere beer bong tractor" before listening to bands on the first day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country music fans arrive on the first day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio on Friday. Some 55,000 fans are expected to attend the festival, which includes performances by 48 acts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Stella Centeno of Buena Park, who has attended all seven Stagecoach festivals, has a drink at her homemade cowboy bar in the RV Resort area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country music fans Rich Johnson, from left, Chad Reams, Melissa Cuccio, Katie Strben, Canaan Cherry and Jamie Moore raise their cups by a 1963 Chevy pickup bed that Reams converted into a bar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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1 Comment

  1. April 28, 2013, 6:33 pm

    Now that is the way to do a country music festival. You just can't keep a good pickup down.__

    By: guest

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