Music Touring: Country Kills the Competition - Watershed Music Festival

Watershed Music Festival

Aug. 1-3, The Gorge Amphitheatre, George, Wash., $175 (3-day pass)

The third Watershed Music Festival sold out in 10 minutes this year, according to producer O'Connell. The fest boasts Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, Eli Young Band and others. "The fans' sense of community is driving this," says O'Connell. "I talk to the 'Shedders' online, so I know what's on their minds. Believe me ­- they let me know if I screw something up."


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