March 8, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- After a successful first year, the Watershed Music Festival is returning to the picturesque Gorge Amphitheatre
August 2nd through August 4th
. Luke Bryan,
, Thompson Square,
and more with late night sets at the "World Famous Late Night Honky Tonk" by Shooter Jennings and Blackberry Smoke. Three-day festival passes and camping go on sale
Friday, March 15
. Camping starts at
and festival passes are priced at
including taxes and fees.
"This time last year as we were getting ready to announce the first year of this festival, we knew we had a great location and a unique concept for country fans, but we didn't know how amazing the weekend would turn out to be," said Brian O'Connell, five-time ACM Promoter of the Year and President of Live Nation,
. "We were blown away by the fans and the support from the artists. We have some new surprises planned for this year and hope to keep making it bigger and better year after year."
Watershed Music Festival features a versatile lineup of artists, late night sets, outrageous camping sites, collaborations and more. The Gorge Amphitheatre, located in
, is undoubtedly one of the most scenic concert venues in the world and offers sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge. The area itself is a watershed for the Columbia River, thus inspiring the name of the event.
For more information, visit
or twitter @watershedfest.
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