What a weekend! The sixth annual Watershed Music Festival packed in a hardy crowd that didn't let temperatures in the 100-degree range get in the way of a good party. As the sun set on the Gorge Amphitheatre Sunday, thousands cheered the final acts that closed out the three-day festival.
Sure, it's hot. But few of the thousands of sweating, cheering country fans who've been packed in the Gorge Amphitheatre for the past two days enjoying the 2017 Watershed Music Festival are complaining.
Country fans by the thousands jammed into the Gorge Amphitheatre on Friday for the first official day of the 2017 Watershed Music Festival -- the six-year-old gathering on the cliffs above the Columbia River has become a major national stop, drawing some of the biggest names in the business.
By now, you and 20,000 of your closest country-music-loving friends are crammed into the Gorge Amphitheatre near George for three days of country music. It's called the Watershed Music Festival, and it's celebrating its sixth year. Some are Watershed veterans and some are Watershed ne…