JASON ISBELL ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 TOUR DATES WITH SPECIAL GUEST JOSH RITTER
The celebrated songwriter performs at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m.
ATLANTA, GA (June 13, 2016) – Acclaimed, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Jason Isbell has announced tour dates in Fall 2016 with special guest Josh Ritter. The tour comes to Atlanta on Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m. at the Fox Theatre. The shows are in support of the recent release of Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album (Southeastern Records), which won the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, and includes the song “24 Frames”, the Grammy winner for Best American Roots Song. Isbell will be touring with his band The 400 Unit, featuring Derry Deborja (Keys), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass) and Sadler Vaden (guitar).
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, June 17 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets priced at $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50 are available online at www.FoxTheatre.org, by phone at (855) 285-8499, or visiting the Fox theatre Ticket Office.
Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. It features Isbell’s Southern inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate 11 new songs of pure honestly and authenticity.
Most recently, Jason has received three nominations for Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards, which will take place on September 21 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Isbell was nominated last year for Artist of the Year and won the award in 2014. The Americana Honors & Awards will take place on September 21 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Something More Than Free was recorded at the Sound Emporium in Nashville, TN and produced by Dave Cobb, who also produced Isbell’s previous album Southeastern, which went on to sell over 150,000 copies.
Stay tuned for more appearances and announcements by following Jason on Twitter @jasonisbell or visiting http://www.jasonisbell.com.
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About the Fox Theatre
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 4,678 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 86th year. The partners of the Fox Theatre are Delta, Coca-Cola, Lexus, Georgian Terrace Hotel/Livingston, Georgia Natural Gas, Regions, Atlanta Beverage, Grady Health System, and Whole Foods Market. Tickets for all events are available at The Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at www.FoxTheatre.org, and at all Atlanta Ticket Alternative locations including Whole Foods Markets, 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.