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Isbell visits Dave tonight

Friday, December 14, 2012 – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit will perform on Late Show with David Letterman tonight.

The appearance comes amidst Isbell's shows backing up his new live disc, "Live From Alabama," on Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers. The CD was recorded in Isbell's home state during a couple of sold out shows in August at the WorkPlay Theater in Birmingham and Crossroads in Huntsville.

Tour Dates are:
Dec. 14 - Lincoln Hall - Chicago
Dec. 15 - Buster's Billiards & Backroom - Lexington, Ky.
Dec. 20 - The Hi-Tone Cafe - Memphis
Dec. 21 - Mercy Lounge - Nashville
Dec. 22 - Shoals Theater - Florence, Ala.


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CD review - Weathervanes Bob Dylan famously sang about how you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit do more than just gage wind direction with "Weathervanes." Isbell has a unique ability to get deep inside the heads of his various characters to reveal insightful patterns of thought and behavior. Along with his talented 400 Unit band, Isbell has given yet another smart set of songs. Isbell is especially adept at diagnosing pain points. ...
CD review - Georgia Blue Jason Isbell deserves kudos for putting a unique spin on the benefit album. Instead of throwing together a bunch of many times unrelated celebrities to pitch in, Isbell has brought together talented performers to cover Georgia-related songs and songs by Georgia-based artists. All proceeds support Black Voters Matter, Fair Fight and Georgia Stand-Up. Even if you may not support these groups, you will still enjoy this set of mostly familiar songs. The album opens and closes with two R.E.M. songs. ...
CD review - Reunions "It gets easier, but it never gets easy," Jason Isbell reminds us on the song "It Gets Easier." It's a simple couplet, utilizing small words, yet it expresses a big truth. Then, with the song's first verse, Isbell - a recovering alcoholic - relays a dream that finds him drinking again. "I woke up feeling fine/That's how I knew it was a dream," he explains, sounding both afraid and relieved. Yes, these words are personal for Isbell, but his message is ...


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