New Music Festival Attracts Top Country Talent
Stars Set To Perform Include Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley And Many More
Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley are the top line talent lined up for a newly created country music festival, Watershed, set to take place Aug. 3-5 at the scenic Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash., near Seattle.
In addition to the three headliners, other artists confirmed for the three-day music event include Kix Brooks, Sara Evans, Brantley Gilbert, Thompson Square, Uncle Kracker, Dwight Yoakam, Tracy Lawrence, Reckless Kelly, The Lost Trailers, Steve Holy, and newcomers Jon Pardi and Thomas Rhett, among others. A local stage will feature regional acts each night. More artists are set to be announced in the coming weeks.
The Watershed Music Festival will feature a limited capacity of 25,000, and will offer lawn terrace seating and camping options. The Gorge is also home to the annual Sasquatch! Music Festival.
Three-day passes for Watershed go on sale May 5 at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
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