Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell

The spirit of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young lives on in Southern-fried nation rocker Jason Isbell.

In reality, the 43-year-old went to nice lengths to carry David Crosby onstage with him as just lately as final yr.

As a outcome, Isbell and his backing band The 400 Unit shared the stage with Crosby at his closing stay present earlier than he tragically handed away at 81 on Jan. 18.

“That was the final time I noticed him,” Isbell instructed Rolling Stone.

Now, he’ll pay tribute to his Rock and Roll Hall of Famer pal when he goes on tour from January through May this year.

Over the course of 20 concerts, the four-time Grammy winner will swoop into big-market cities in the U.S. and Canada enjoying his best hits and diving into his Drive By Truckers catalog as effectively earlier than closing the run with a pair of exhibits at Morrison, CO’s world famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 3 and May 4.

Whether or not he performs tracks from CSNY’s archives is anybody’s guess however, little question, Crosby’s essence will stay on with the transient tour.

Want to attend?

Here’s all the pieces you should know in regards to the tour.

Jason Isbell 2023 tour schedule

A whole calendar that includes all of Jason Isbell’s upcoming tour dates, venues and hyperlinks to purchase tickets may be found beneath.

Jason Isbell 2023 tour dates
Jan. 27 at the Victory Theatre in Evansville, IN
Jan. 28 at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center in Shipshewana, IN
Jan. 31 at the Brown County Music Center in Nashville, IN
Feb. 1 at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts in Greensboro, NC
Feb. 2 at the EKU Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, KY
Feb. 3 at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, KY
March 1 at the Jack Singer Hall in Calgary, AB, CA
March 2 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, CA
March 4 at the Kelowna Theatre in Kelowna, BC, CA
March 5 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, CA
March 6 at the Royal Theatre BC in Victoria, BC, CA
March 8 at the Morrison Center in Boise, ID
March 9 at the Jackson Hole Center For The Arts in Jackson, WY
March 10 at The Elm in Bozeman, MT
March 11 at the Alberta Bair Theater in Billings, MT
March 12 at the Fine Arts Theatre at The Monument in Rapid City, SD
March 14 at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, IL
May 3 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO
May 4 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO

David Crosby closing efficiency

Crosby’s final official present was on Feb. 26, 2022 on the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA.

At the present, Crosby took the stage for the present’s encore and sang alongside to Isbell’s “What’ve I Done to Help” in addition to the CSNY traditional “Ohio” together with Shawn Colvin.

Prior to that, Crosby hadn’t carried out since 2019 when he performed in Toronto.

For extra in regards to the unbelievable closing gig for the outspoken, take a look at Rolling Stone’s comprehensive coverage here


Jason Isbell spouse

Each and each Isbell live performance is a household affair.

His spouse, Amanda Shires, performs with The 400 Unit and should even sing on the present you attend.

In addition to touring along with her husband, Shires makes up 1 / 4 of the nation supergroup The Highwomen with Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, and Maren Morris.

She additionally performs the fiddle, autoharp, the ukulele and tenor guitar.

We advocate testing her newest album, the highly effective “Take It Like A Man” which made each the New York Times and NPR’s Best of 2022 lists.

Jason Isbell opening act

A quantity of artists might be becoming a member of Isbell onstage at choose exhibits in the following couple months.

Here’s who you may see carry out with him when he involves a venue close to you.

Shawn Colvin provides us chills. Her traditional single “Sonny Came Home” feels simply as fast in 2023 because it did upon its launch in 1996. Most just lately, the folksy pop star launched the 12-track album “Uncovered” in 2015 which features a cowl of the indeniable Gerry Rafferty banger “Baker Street” that includes David Crosby which looks like some variety of cosmic coincidence. Plus, she will get somewhat assist from “Walkin’ In Memphis” singer Marc Cohn on the file as effectively.

Peter One blends American nation music, folks and African harmonies to create a completely distinctive sound. Now in his mid-60s, he’s having fun with his time touring with Isbell after working as a nurse in the early 2000s. We counsel diving in and making an attempt his hottest monitor “Clipo Clipo” first.

Kathleen Edwards is a Canadian singer-songwriter who some describe as Suzanne Vega meets Neil Young. Her minimalist, breathy singing voice will certainly consolation audiences earlier than a raucous, rockin’ Isbell set. Plus, right here’s a bit of sizzling gossip: Edwards briefly dated Justin Vernon of Bon Iver from 2011-2012. Feel free to whisper that to the particular person sitting to your proper on the present whereas she performs.

Allison Russell‘s sound pops. As quickly as you hear the Canadian singer-songwriter, chances are you’ll end up closing your eyes and nodding your head in no time. It’s onerous to not with a music as catchy and healthful as her calming “Nightflyer.” Active since 1999, she’s been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Want to listen to her stuff? Click here.

Country stars on tour in 2023

Southern-fried music is on the menu this yr.

Here are simply 5 of our favourite acts venues all over the nation are serving up simply for you.

• The Zac Brown Band

• Billy Strings

• George Strait with Chris Stapleton

• Luke Combs

• Graham Nash

Need just a bit extra nation in your life?

Take a peek at our record of the 12 biggest country tours in 2023 here.

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