Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Madison, WI – September 3, 2017

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Madison, WI - September 3, 2017

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
With special guests
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
Communist Daughter

Sunday, September 3, 2017
Breese Stevens Field
Madison, WI

Tickets On Sale Now:
Tickets at the Alliant Energy Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Ticket Prices:
(plus applicable fees and/or taxes)

Doors: 4:00pm

As part of a special Labor Day Eve Celebration with Jason Isbell and friends, we’ll be showcasing “labor of loves” from some of Wisconsin’s finest craft purveyors. From farm-to-table food and Wisconsin craft beer to locally crafted art and goods, our Labor Day Eve Celebration will offer a unique opportunity to see and sample a variety of Wisconsin-grown products. Gates open at 4PM and music starts at 5PM so please join us for this picnic-style celebration of great music, food, beer and more!

Welcomed By

Breese Stevens Field

Majestic Live


Potosi Brewery

Sunbelt Rentals

Jose Cuervo



Fisher King Winery

Presented by Frank Productions | True Endeavors | Majestic Live | Breese Stevens Field

Watch Jason Isbell Talk Politics, Perform “If I Were A Vampire” On The Daily Show here.

Watch Jason Isbell’s Blistering ‘Hope the High Road’ on ‘Colbert’ here.

A Long Conversation With Jason Isbell About Love, Politics, Jim Varney, And His Great New Album. Read it here.

Pitchfork gives the Mountain Goats Goths 8.0. Read more here.

Songs We Love: Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit, ‘If We Were Vampires’  Listen here.

Jason Isbell Previews Summer Tour, Talks Playing With Willie Nelson
at Rolling Stone.com

Hear Jason Isbell’s rollicking new song, ‘Hope the High Road’ Listen here.

Jason Isbell To Release The Nashville Sound This Summer. Read more here.


“With his honeysuckle drawl and unrivaled knack for lyrical detail, Jason Isbell is arguably the most revered roots-rock singer-songwriter
of his generation.” – Rolling Stone

Nashville, TN – Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist Jason Isbell and his mighty band, The 400 Unit, have announced the June 16th 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”) See Highlights.

Without exaggeration, Jason Isbell has become one the most respected and celebrated songwriters of his generation. He possesses an incredible penchant for identifying and articulating some of the deepest, yet simplest, human emotions, and turning them into beautiful poetry through song. “There’s no better songwriter on the planet at this moment, no one operating with the same depth, eloquence or feeling,” says American Songwriter Magazine. Isbell sings of the every day human condition with thoughtful, heartfelt, and sometimes brutal honesty, and the new album is no exception.

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.

Jason Isbell’s music speaks to so many who often feel as though his songs were written specifically for them. Isbell’s lyrics and sincere delivery cut to the core and make genuine, lasting connections. The Nashville Sound helps to remind us how music continues to unite and connect us all. It is a comforting thought at time when understanding, compassion and honesty seem to be an afterthought.

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