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American flags and undone overalls — here are some of our favorite outfits from Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2019.

Emily Chavous Current Digital, Fashion & Style

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PHOTOGRAPHS BY EMILY CHAVOUS

The best outfits at Stagecoach Country Music Festival twang out as hard as the musicians onstage. Along with the staple Stetsons, boots, and denim micro shorts (for all genders), this year’s trends found inspiration in patriotism and a downhome Joe Dirt aesthetic — we’re talking MAGA hats and epic mullets.

Palm Springs Life spoke to fashionable festivalgoers to hear their thoughts on Stagecoach and country music. The takeaway: Country music is a way of life, and it’s best experienced sauced.

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KAITLYN ESTRADA, 25

Hometown: Borrego Springs, California

Occupation: I’m a server at a local restaurant.

First Stagecoach memory: Sneaking in — because we looked young enough with no makeup and glitter backpacks — when kids 12 and under got in for free.

Weekend mantra: I’m too old for this shit.

Country music is: Life.


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BEN JUSTICE (left), 25

Hometown: Redwood City, California

Occupation: I work for a construction company.

First Stagecoach memory: Guy Fieri last year.

Weekend mantra: He’s our “Guy”!

Country music is: Awesome. I love country music. It’s great. It brings people together, and it’s just a great time.

DAVID MULDER (right), 24

Hometown: Atascadero, California

Occupation: I’m in electrical contracting.

First Stagecoach memory: Hanging out with the boys.

Weekend mantra: Just guys being dudes.

Country music is: My life story.


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ROGER “BILLY BOB” SATTI, 43

Hometown: Whittier, California

Occupation: High school teacher

First Stagecoach memory: It’s amazing to see how many people are here just having a great time. My memory was: “awesome.”

Weekend mantra: To have a great time. Make people laugh. Have fun with it.

Country music is: Fulfilling.


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TARAH VOSSELER, 24

Hometown: Orange County, California

Occupation: I’m studying speech, language pathology.

First Stagecoach memory: Dancing to Kacey Musgraves in like 2014. It was the best ever. She’s amazing.

Weekend mantra: Live fast, die young.

Country music is: A way of life.


JOHNNY MICHAEL DENIRO, “40 on Cinco de Mayo”

Hometown: Santa Barbara, California

Occupation: General contractor and firefighter

First Stagecoach memory: Good Lord, I was drinking too much. I came to see Luke Bryan, and I didn’t remember seeing him.

Weekend mantra: Good times and big hats.

Country music is: Enjoyable.

KATHY RAINEY, 49

Hometown: Fresno, California

Occupation: Sales manager

First Stagecoach memory: Trying to charge my phone at some weird station.

Weekend mantra: I don’t give two fucks.

Country music is: Like life.


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JOHN PRATTE, “35 ON MONDAY”

Hometown: San Diego. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, though.

Occupation: Airline pilot.

First Stagecoach memory: I don’t remember.

Weekend mantra: Hope my lady friend here is going to give me a kiss later and tell me how much she loves me.

Country music is: Epic.

KATIE TIBBS, 32

Hometown: Maryland

Occupation: I take care of people. I deliver babies.

First Stagecoach memory: I can’t remember. Too drunk.

Weekend mantra: Save a horse, ride a cousin.

Country music is: My soul.