Tag Archives: Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN / October 24-26, 2014

Jason Isbell has been on one hell of a ride since June 2013, when he released his fourth solo LP, Southeastern. In between touring the world to promote the record with his crack 400 Unit, Isbell has taken in beaucoup accolades for having produced perhaps the best singer-songwriter album of this young century. The praise […]

ON THE ROAD: Forecastle Photo Journal—Day Two / Louisville, KY / July 19, 2014

It was a long and tiring but musically-satisfying second day at Forecastle. I got to see many great bands on a warmer but still pleasant day, including perhaps one of the best sets I have ever seen by anyone, anytime. My day started early with the tail end of an enjoyably fresh set from Hurray […]

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN / August 17, 2013

It was the perfect setting to celebrate Jason Isbell’s recent life triumphs: First, a set from his friend and special hand-picked opening act, the charming Caitlin Rose; then, a chance to perform to a sold-out crowd of family, friends, and fans on one of the most famous stages in the world in his adopted home […]

Seven Nights to Rock: Music City Mike’s Weeklong Adventure

In the late 70’s, a New Jersey music writer with the pen name of “Everynight Charlie” tried to go to a concert every night. I often wonder if this is what my life would be like if I were single. Although live music every night is not my ultimate desire, with my wife out of […]

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Grimeys New & Preloved Music / Nashville TN / June 11, 2013

Just carry yourself back to me unspoiled From across that lonesome ocean Bob Dylan From “Boots of Spanish Leather” These classic Dylan lines are tattooed across Jason Isbell’s left forearm, perhaps a reminder of his new-found sobriety. His much anticipated and highly acclaimed new record, Southeastern, epically documents the torment and drama that he has […]