Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and his mighty band the 400 Unit have announced 2018 tour dates bringing them through the Midwest and Eastern U.S. in January and February. Their new album The Nashville Sound (Southeastern Records) was released in June and debuted at #1 on the Rock, Folk, Country and Independent charts, while reaching #4 overall on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. The independently released album has gone on to sell over 110,000 copies and was recently nominated for the Country Music Association’s Album of the Year.
Following its release, The Nashville Sound received incredible support from the press. Feature coverage ranged from Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and Garden & Gun to NPR Morning Edition, Huffington Post and Men’s Journal. Television performances included The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, CBS Saturday Morning and Charlie Rose, along with feature segments on PBS Newshour and CBS This Morning. (See Highlights). The group recently taped their second appearance of Austin City Limits that will air later this year.
The Nashville Sound is the follow up to 2015’s critically acclaimed Something More Than Free, which won Grammy Awards for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song (“24 Frames”).
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit features Isbell (guitar), Derry deBorja (keyboards), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass), Amanda Shires (fiddle) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). This week, the band begins an impressive six-night run of sold out shows at Nashville’s legendary Ryman Auditorium. Years of touring and packing venues in the U.S. and abroad have galvanized this group of fantastic musicians. They are one of strongest acts on the road today, performing some of the finest songs written over the last decade.
View a live stream of the band’s performance at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday, October 13 at 8:00pm CST via www.jasonisbell.com.
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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – 2018 US Tour Dates
January 18-20 – Birmingham, AL – Alabama Theatre
January 21 – Little Rock, AR – Robinson Center
January 23 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Paramount Theatre
January 24 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre
January 27 – Indianapolis, IN – Murat
January 29 – Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Hall
January 30 – Buffalo, NY – UB Center for the Arts
January 31 – Albany, NY – Palace Theatre
February 2 – Providence, RI – Veterans Memorial Auditorium
February 3 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
February 5 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theatre
February 6 – Baltimore, MD – The Modell Lyric
February 8-9 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre
February 10-11 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center
February 13 – Ithaca, NY – State Theatre
February 14 – Reading, PA – Santander Performing Arts Center
February 16 – Richmond, VA – Altria Theater
February 17 – Charleston, WV – Municipal Auditorium
All dates with James McMurtry
For tour and ticket information go to www.jasonisbell.com