Isbell performs acoustic livestream celebrating "Reunions"
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Isbell performs acoustic livestream celebrating "Reunions"

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – Jason Isbell will perform an acoustic livestream concert this Friday, May 15 in celebration of his new album, "Reunions," which is out the same day on Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers.

Isbell will perform with his wife and 400 Unit bandmate, Amanda Shires, live from Nashville's new Brooklyn Bowl at 8 p.m. ET.

The stream, hosted by FANS, is free to the public with a suggested donation to support Isbell's crew as well as the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville's RCA Studio A, "Reunions" features 10 new songs written by Isbell.


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