- August 4, 2014 – The scenic Gorge Amphitheatre played host to the sold-out Watershed Festival for the third year in a row this past weekend where over 25,000 fans gathered for the three-day music and camping event featuring Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen and many more.  Since its inception, the festival has attracted a massive fan following resulting in selling out three-day passes within minutes and it seems to be coming to the forefront as an artist favorite as well.
Watershed Music Festival sold out within 10 minutes of going on sale to the public with over 25,000 three day passes claimed.  The heavy hitting lineup features Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, along with Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Brothers Osborne, The Cadillac Three, Chase Rice, Dallas Smith, Adam Craig, Kelleigh Bannen, Lindsay Ell, Lonestar and The Swon Brothers.

“Incredible atmosphere for a great music festival!" commented Friday’s headliner Tim McGraw.

Throughout the weekend, many other artists sounded off on their Watershed experiences. “You burned a memory in us tonight!” said Kip Moore.  "Just made it to the top of my list for favorite place to play," raved Billy Currington via Twitter.   Shortly after her set Cassadee Pope also chimed in via Twitter with "I'm in awe of you, @watershedfest! Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Dates for 2015 have already been announced for the festival's fourth year, set for July 31- Aug 2. For more details, visit, twitter @watershedfest, and

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