Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit Coming to Atlanta This Winter; Tickets on Sale Friday!
Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and his mighty band The 400 Unit have announced 2018 tour dates bringing them to Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 9 with both shows starting at 8 p.m
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.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. and will be available at FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or by visiting the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. Tickets are priced at $32.50-$79.50, plus applicable fees.
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 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 has 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.
For tour and ticket information, go to www.jasonisbell.com.
The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta's premiere venues for live entertainment and declared a Top Stop of the Decade by Venues Today Magazine and the #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine. In April 2013, Rolling Stone Magazine announced that the Fox Theatre was one of "The Best Big Rooms in America" as part of their "Venues That Rock" series. In addition, the Fox Theatre was nominated for Theatre of the Year by Billboard and Pollstar Magazines, and awarded the Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year award in 2011 by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, the Fox Theatre has been consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today. The Fox Theatre has the #1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America, for any venue between 2,000 and 5,000 seats, and for any Georgia venue according to the Social Media Power 100 compiled by Venues Today Magazine. The Fox's 4,665 seat theatre hosts 250 performances a year. An impressive range of events from rock concerts to Broadway, ballets, comedy and movies continue to attract more than 500,000 visitors per year. In addition, the Fox is host to wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 88th year. The Fox Theatre proudly acknowledges our partners for their generous support: Coca-Cola, Lexus, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Georgia Natural Gas, Atlanta Beverage- Budweiser, Regions, Grady Health Systems, and Whole Foods Market. Tickets for all events are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at www.FoxTheatre.org, or toll free at 855-285-8499. For group sales information contact the Fox Theatre at (404) 881-2000, or visit The Fox Theatre website at www.foxtheatre.org. Please stay connected with the Fox Theatre on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
The Marquee Club presented by Lexus is a premium club slated to open in the fall of 2017. Adjacent to the Fox Theatre, the membership-based Moroccan-style club will feature 10,000 square feet of interior and exterior premium space; five stationary bars; three rooftop options to include multi-level interior and climate-controlled exterior environments. Open only during events at the Fox Theatre, the Marquee Club will be open to members pre-show and during intermission, as well as post-show for select events. Additional amenities include priority pre-sale ticketing notifications, access to private restrooms, concierge guest services, and self-parking access to an adjacent lot for some memberships. Single-show access will also be available for select performances. For more information on premium club access or to purchase a membership, call Fox Theatre's Corporate Partnership, Premium Seating Office at (404) 881-2127 or visit FoxTheatre.org.