ZZ Top, Dierks Bentley to headline AXS TV's Stagecoach Country Music Festival (Exclusive)

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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 04: Recording artist Dierks Bentley performs during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival at the MGM Resorts Village on October 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: Musician Dierks Bentley performs onstage during CBS Radio's The Night Before at US Airways Center on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CBS Radio)
KINGSTON, NY - MARCH 13: Dusty Hill (L) and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top perform at Ulster Performing Arts Center on March 13, 2015 in Kingston, New York. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Dierks Bentley performs during the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
KINGSTON, NY - MARCH 13: Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top performs at Ulster Performing Arts Center on March 13, 2015 in Kingston, New York. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images)
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KINGSTON, NY - MARCH 13: Dusty Hill of ZZ Top performs at Ulster Performing Arts Center on March 13, 2015 in Kingston, New York. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Dierks Bentley performs at the Super Bowl XLIX Pregame Tailgate at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Al Pereira/WireImage)
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By THE WRAP


ZZ Top and Dierks Bentley are among the headliners for the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, AXS TV announced Monday.

This is the third consecutive year that AXS TV will broadcast the event, presenting 21 hours of coverage as the genre's biggest stars take the stage at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif.

The lineup of performers also includes Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Western swing ensemble The Time Jumpers featuring the legendary Vince Gill and Kenny Sears, family four-piece Parmalee, indie sensation Sturgill Simpson and Brooklyn outfit The Lone Bellow.

Additional artists will be added to AXS TV's broadcast schedule closer to the event.

On Saturday, April 25, an A-list roster of established favorites and up-and-comers will perform, featuring Bentley, ZZ Top, Justin Moore and the Eli Young Band.

The channel closes out the weekend on April 26 with performances from brother-sister trio The Band Perry, Sara Evans, George Thorogood & the Destroyers and The Outlaws and newcomers Maddie & Tae.

In conjunction with AXS TV's season of music festivals, opening with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 17, Stagecoach viewers will be able to access special festival-specific content on an all-new interactive microsite.

Using a broadcast alert center, social media updates, blog posts, minute-by-minute broadcast lineups, and a social interaction page, viewers will be able to stay updated on breaking news from all of their favorite acts, ensuring they won't miss a second of their most anticipated performances.

The 10th annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival will run from April 24 through April 26. The festival will air each evening on AXS TV, starting at 9pm ET and 6pm PT.

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