Mon, Oct 9

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Performing Two Shows on February 10 & 11, 2018

with special guest
James McMurtry
February 10 & 11, 2018



“...arguably the finest songwriter putting pen to paper these days...”

Associated Press

“ of the finest singer-songwriters working at the intersection of folk,

country and rock today” – NPR Music

October 9, 2017 (Durham, NC)  — Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and his mighty band The 400 Unit have announced 2018 tour dates bringing them through the Midwest and Eastern U.S. in January and February. Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit will be performing two shows at DPAC on February 10 and 11, 2018.  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.

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 13 at 11a.m.:

  • Online at
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

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.

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 the strongest acts on the road today, performing some of the finest songs written over the last decade.

Free Live Internet Stream from the Ryman Auditorium Friday, October 13th at 9:15 PM CST.

For press information about Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, please contact

Jim Flammia [email protected] or Michelle Steele [email protected] at All Eyes Media (615) 227-2770

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit ~ 2018 US Tour Dates

January 18 - Birmingham, AL - Alabama Theatre

January 19 - Birmingham, AL - Alabama Theatre

January 20 - Birmingham, AL - Alabama Theatre

January 21 - Little Rock, AR - Robinson Center

January 23 - Cedar Rapids, IA - Paramount Theatre

January 24 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre

January 27 - Indianapolis, IN - Murat

January 29 – Pittsburgh, PA- Heinz Hall

January 30 – Buffalo, NY- UB Center for the Arts

January 31- Albany, NY - Palace Theatre

February 2 - Providence, RI - Veterans Memorial Auditorium

February 3 - Brooklyn, NY - Kings Theatre

February 5 - Red Bank, NJ - Count Basie Theatre

February 6 - Baltimore, MD – The Modell Lyric

February 8 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre

February 9 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre

February 10 - Durham, NC - DPAC

February 11 - Durham, NC - DPAC

February 13 – Ithaca, NY- State Theatre

February 14 - Reading, PA - Santander PAC

February 16 - Richmond, VA - Altria

February 17 - Charleston, WV - Municipal Auditorium

All dates with James McMurtry

For tour and ticket information go to

About DPAC

Since its opening in 2008, DPAC has become the center for live entertainment in North Carolina. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the-art sound and video. Listed eight times in the top ten in Pollstar magazine’s annual worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #4 ranked theater in the U.S.

With a mission of presenting one-of a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has “something for everyone,” hosting 200 performances a year, including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Owned by the City of Durham and operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), DPAC has been listed for seven consecutive years as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal.

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