Jason Isbell’s Nashville Sound In June

Posted on March 14, 2017

Nashville, TN — Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist Jason Isbell and his band, the 400 Unit, have announced the June 16 release of the highly anticipated new album, The Nashville Sound (Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers). The Nashville Sound is the follow up to 2015’s critically acclaimed Something More Than Free, which won two Grammy Awards (Best Americana Album & Best American Roots Song, “24 Frames”) and two Americana Music Association Awards (Album of the Year & Song of The Year, “24 Frames”). 

The Nashville Sound features 10 new songs that address a range of real life subject matters that include politics and cultural privilege (“White Man’s World”), longing nostalgia (“The Last Of My Kind”), love and mortality (“If We Were Vampires”), the toxic effect of today’s pressures (“Anxiety”), the remnants of a break up (“Chaos and Clothes”) and finding hope (“Something To Love”). Songs such as “Cumberland Gap” and “Hope The Highroad” find Isbell and his bandmates going back to their rock roots full force. 

The Nashville Sound was recorded at Nashville’s legendary RCA Studio A and produced by Grammy Award-winner Dave Cobb, who produced Something More Than Free and Isbell’s celebrated 2013 breakthrough album Southeastern. The Nashville Sound is the first official Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit album since 2011’s Here We Rest. The 400 Unit features Derry deBorja (keyboards), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass), Amanda Shires (fiddle) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). The group just announced a five-night stand at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium October 10,11,13-15 to add to their extensive tour. See list of tour dates below.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit ~ 2017 US Summer Dates:

June 17 – Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium #

June 18 – Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Museum of Art #

June 19 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia #

June 22 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre #

June 23 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre +

June 24 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre +

June 26 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall +

June 27 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +

June 29 – Canandaigua, NY – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center >

June 30 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion +

July 1 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music +

July 2 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at the Heights +

July 5 – Papillion, NE – Sumtur Amphitheatre +

July 7 – St. Paul, MN – The Palace Theatre +
(Sold Out)

July 11 – Sioux Falls, SD – The Washington Pavilion +

July 12 – St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House +

July 14 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater +

July 15 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater #

July 16 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater #

July 18 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center #

July 19 – Jackson, MS – Thalia Mara Hall #

July 21 – Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore *

July 22 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre *

July 23 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Performing Arts Center*

September 7 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

October 10  – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium

October 11  – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium

October 13  – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium

October 14  – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium

October 15  – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium

Support: # Amanda Shires / + Mountain Goats / > Iron & Wine / * Strand of Oaks 

2017 European Dates

October 25 – Manchester, UK – Albert Hall

October 26 – Glasgow, UK – O2 ABC

October 27 – Dublin, Ireland – Olympia Theatre

October 29 – Brighton, UK – Brighton Dome

October 30 – London, UK – Roundhouse

October 31 – Birmingham, UK – Symphony Hall

November 2 – Paris, France – Le Café de la Danse

November 3 – Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique

November 6 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso

November 7 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefährlich

November 8 – Berlin, Germany – Columbia Theater

November 10 – Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene

November 11 – Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene

November 12 – Stockholm, Sweden – Münchenbryggeriet

November 14 – Copenhagen, Denmark – DR Concert Hall

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