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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will Perform in El Paso at the Plaza Theatre January 8, 2018

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will Perform in El Paso at the Plaza Theatre

“…arguably the finest songwriter putting pen to paper these days…” – Associated Press

“The roots-rocker has consistently proved himself to be one of the best songsmiths in the game, and his hot streak continues with his most rifftastic LP yet.” – Entertainment Weekly

Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and his mighty band The 400 Unit have announced a stop in El Paso as part of its Spring 2018 tour dates in support of their highly acclaimed album The Nashville Sound (Southeastern Records). The legendary Richard Thompson has been slated to open most of the new dates.

The Nashville Sound has been nominated for two 2018 Grammy Awards – Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song (“If We Were Vampires”). The independently released album has gone on to sell over 120,000 copies.

Following its release, The Nashville Sound received great 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. Isbell was the subject of a November Q&A in Vanity Fair. In 2017, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and CBS Saturday Morning, along with feature segments on PBS Newshour and CBS This Morning. (See Highlights). The group recently taped their second appearance of Austin City Limits, which is scheduled to begin airing nationally on January 13th.

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 and the 400 Unit features, Isbell (guitar) Derry deBorja (keyboards), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass), Amanda Shires (fiddle) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). Years of touring and packing venues in the U.S. and abroad has galvanized this group of fantastic musician and made them one of strongest acts on the road today.

Tickets for Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 12 at 9 AM (MST) and can be purchased at, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office. Tickets range from $30 to $57.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.

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