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Stagecoach 2024: Stacy Vee on country music’s moment in the sun

Stagecoach 2024: Stacy Vee on country music’s moment in the sun

Country music waxes and wanes in its influence on the broader industry, but this year, it’s been absolutely dominant. For instance: Morgan Wallen topping streaming charts, Beyoncé’s landmark “Cowboy Carter,” Luke Combs and Tracy Chapman’s tearjerker Grammys set — and that barely scratches the surface. Since debuting in 2007, Stagecoach — Goldenvoice’s “Country Coachella” — has been ahead of the curve with an omnivorous, welcoming definition of the genre. That philosophy, from longtime booker and executive vice president of talent Stacy Vee, is in full flower on the pop and country charts. This year’s fest (which sold out, while the two-weekend Coachella did not) is headlined by Wallen, Eric Church and Miranda Lambert, with a country-covers set by Post Malone and buzzy acts like Jelly Roll, Megan Moroney and Bailey Zimmerman. We talked to Vee about the fest’s role in this red-hot country moment, how Black and Mexican traditions are shaping the genre’s future, and if anyone’s nervous about Wallen playing just weeks after his high-profile arrest. Country music’s obviously having an incredibly successful and …

Dominic Ngeno, Stacy Ndiwa celebrate winning 2024 L.A. Marathon

Dominic Ngeno, Stacy Ndiwa celebrate winning 2024 L.A. Marathon

Upon breaking the tape on a pristine St. Patrick’s Day morning in the City of Angels, Dominic Ngeno dropped to his knees and kissed the ground in celebration of winning the 39th Los Angeles Marathon. The 26-year-old Kenyan separated from countryman Cosmas Kiplimo with a little more than three miles to go on the 26.2-mile route that started at Dodger Stadium and ended on the Avenue of the Stars in Century City. Ngeno prevailed by five seconds in 2:10:20 — almost three minutes faster than last year’s winner, Jemal Yimer of Ethiopia. “I watched the race the last couple of years and my coach gave me a plan in training,” Ngeno said. “I wanted to go 2:08 but it was a little humid the last three kilometers and that reduced our speed. In my mind it was about setting the right pace.” Ngeno clocked a personal-best 2:07:26 to place third at the Eindhoven Marathon in the Netherlands in October and was ninth in 2:11:23 at the Milan Marathon in Italy in April. Ethiopian Markos Geneti …

The academic to founder pipeline with Dr. Stacy Blain from Concarlo Therapeutics

The academic to founder pipeline with Dr. Stacy Blain from Concarlo Therapeutics

Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week Becca and Dom are joined by Stacy Blain, the co-founder and chief science officer at Concarlo Therapeutics. Blain talked about how she had been researching how to cure drug-resistant cancers before she accidently found her way into entrepreneurship after her academic grants started getting denied. She also talked about why scientists make great founders and how the importance of the company’s mission is not lost on her. Subscribe to Found to hear more stories from founders each week. Connect with us: On Twitter On Instagram Via email: [email protected] Source link