Four-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and his longtime band The 400 Unit will perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on September 3 in support of their highly successful new album The Nashville Sound (Southeastern Records). Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires will open the show with a solo set in support of her anticipated new release To The Sunset (out August 3). The Nashville Sound recently netted two Grammy awards (Best Americana Album & Best American Roots Song, "If We Were Vampires") as well as four Americana Music Association nominations (Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year and Song of the Year, "If We Were Vampires"). The independent release has gone on to sell over 150,000 copies and received tremendous support from the press, garnering high praise that includes NPR Music, Associated Press, Rolling Stone and Noisey, as well as extensive coverage from Men’s Journal, GQ, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly and more. View highlights HERE.
Jason Isbell possesses an incredible penchant for identifying and articulating some of the deepest, yet simplest human emotions and turning them into beautiful poetry through song. Without exaggeration, Isbell has become one of the most respected songwriters of his generation, and when he steps onto the stage with his longtime band The 400 Unit they become one of the strongest live acts on the road today, selling out shows all over and captivating audiences worldwide. In the last year, the band's national television performances have included The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Austin City Limits, with Isbell appearing in featured segments on CBS This Morning, PBS Newshour, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Off Camera with Sam Jones and more. Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit have just announced the release of a new live album, Live From The Ryman (out October 19). Primarily recorded during the group’s six sold out nights at Nashville’s legendary Ryman Auditorium, the album features 13 live versions of songs from The Nashville Sound as well as Isbell's previous two critically acclaimed, award-winning studio albums - Southeastern (2013) and Something More Than Free (2015).