Not that I'm a fan of country music — far from it, to tell the truth — but concerts at The Gorge have their attractions, no matter the type of music being played. I remember seeing Stevie Ray Vaughn at that glorious site overlooking the Columbia River, and the night was alive with great guitar sounds.
OK, it's a pain getting in and out, the wait magnified by the time it takes to drive home to Spokane, etc. But, hey, it's one of the prices you pay for … atmosphere!
Anyway, the above photo captures the upcoming Watershed event, billed as the poster says as “The Northwest's Premier Country Music Festival,” which will be held Aug. 3-5 and feature acts such as Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Dwight Yoakam and many others.
Go here to get ticket-ordering information. Or call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
Word to the wise: Don't affect a southern accent, y'all.