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Watershed sells out in 10 minutes

Thursday, March 13, 2014 – The Watershed Music Festival, coming to Washington this August, sold out within 10 minutes of going on sale to the public this morning.

More than 25,000 three-day passes were sold for the third annual music and camping festival from Aug. 1-3 at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen are on the bill along with Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Chase Rice and Dallas Smith.

"The fans for this festival, or 'shedders' as we call them, came out in full force," said Brian O'Connell, creator of Watershed Music Festival and Live Nation President of Country Touring. "Our website actually crashed for a bit. We got everything up and running again but the response has been overwhelming to say the least. Every year we strive to make the festival the best we can for both the fans and artists, I think we're on our way to making this the craziest hillbilly sleepover ever."


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