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Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan set for Watershed Festival

The sixth annual Watershed Music and Camping Festival has announced that Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker and Luke Bryan will lead this year’s line-up.

Taking place at The Gorge, WA from 28th to 30th July 2017, Watershed takes place against a sun-drenched backdrop. Other acts announced to perform include Lauren Alaina, Lee Brice, Bailey Bryan, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots, Josh Abbott Band, High Valley, Randy Houser, Maddie & Tae, William Michael Morgan, Old Dominion, Eric Paslay, Michael Ray, Chase Rice and The Cadillac Three.

“I always tell anyone who asks about Watershed, ‘you have to see it to believe it’ and it’s true,” said Brian O’Connell, President of Country Touring at Live Nation. “What happens out there in the middle of nowhere is honestly like no other experience. The views, the fans, the artists, the vibes, it really does all feel like magic and thanks to the ‘Shedders we’re in an awesome groove in our sixth year. They know they can count on us to bring the talent, showcased by our lineup announcement today, and we know we can count on them to bring bring their spirits that have grown this festival into something really special.”

Watershed’s fans have become known for embracing the full experience of the festival with homemade campground activities including giant slip n’ slides, monster beer pong competitions, dunk tanks and themed campsites.

Returning fan-favourite DeeJay Silver will perform late-night sets at the Next From Nashville stage with more artists to be announced soon.

Fans can enhance this year’s festivities with the introduction of the Watershed VIP Club, offering priority access to enter the festival, amusement rides and the scenic onsite cliffhouse, as well as exclusive entry to the elevated Sunset Deck offering unrivaled views of the stage and surroundings. Campers can also indulge by upgrading camping to The Gorge Oasis, for more information visit here.

Passes will go on sale this year starting 15th February 2017 at 10am PT at watershedfest.com.

Take a look at last year’s festival:

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Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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