GRANT COUNTY, Washington — The Gorge Amphitheater announced they needed to evacuate the venue Saturday night due to a severe weather warning over the region.

Later at 7:47 p.m. the Grant County sheriff's office announced the venue had been re-opened. 

The Avett brothers were set to play at 6 p.m.

The venue posted on their Facebook page alerting fans to the notice.

Hey campers, we hope you enjoyed the show! Please be advised there i... s a chance of rain along with thunder and lightning tonight. Just in case, remember the safest place to wait out a storm is in your car.

The Grant County Sheriff's office urged concertgoers to return to shelter until further notice.