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Listen to Jason Isbell’s Tender New Ballad, “If We Were Vampires”

Listen to Jason Isbell’s Tender New Ballad, “If We Were Vampires”

The June 16 release of Jason Isbell’s upcoming studio album, The Nashville Sound, is less than one month away. The new 10-song offering addresses a range of real-life subjects, including politics (“White Man’s World”), pressure (“Anxiety”), hope (“Something to Love”) and mortality (“If We Were Vampires”). The tender ballad, “If We Were Vampires,” was made…MORE

Reba McEntire, John Prine, Jason Isbell & More to Headline Fundraiser at the Ryman on May 3

Reba McEntire, John Prine, Jason Isbell & More to Headline Fundraiser at the Ryman on May 3

Reba McEntire, John Prine and Jason Isbell will headline Love Letters—Thistle Farms’ 20th anniversary fundraiser—on May 3 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Thistle Farms helps female survivors of trafficking, prostitution and addiction by providing safe and supportive housing, the opportunity for economic independence and a strong community of advocates and partners. Founded by Becca Stevens in…MORE

Jason Isbell Readies June Release of New Album, “The Nashville Sound”

Jason Isbell Readies June Release of New Album, “The Nashville Sound”

Singer/songwriter/musician—and all-around bad mo-fo—Jason Isbell has a new album in the works, The Nashville Sound. The new 10-song offering, which is scheduled to drop on June 16, addresses a range of real-life subjects, according to the press release, including politics and cultural privilege (“White Man’s World”), longing nostalgia (“The Last of My Kind”), love and…MORE

Jason Isbell Celebrates 5 Years of Sobriety: “You Miss It for a Second, but Then You Think, ‘Thank God I Don’t Have to Put Up With It Anymore’”

Jason Isbell Celebrates 5 Years of Sobriety: “You Miss It for a Second, but Then You Think, ‘Thank God I Don’t Have to Put Up With It Anymore’”

Americana juggernaut Jason Isbell celebrated five years of sobriety yesterday (Feb. 6)—and what an amazing five years it’s been for the Grammy-winning artist. Since going to rehab in 2012, Jason has gotten married to Amanda Shires (2013), released award-winning albums Southeastern (2013) and Something More Than Free (2015), won two Grammys (2016) and welcomed a…MORE

Check Out CNN’s Twitter FAIL That We Just Couldn’t Resist Posting

Check Out CNN’s Twitter FAIL That We Just Couldn’t Resist Posting

Everyone makes errors—God knows we sure do. But we just couldn’t resist posting this FAIL that CNN tweeted, which mistakenly noted Faith Hill—instead of Faith Evans—as releasing a duet album with The Notorious B.I.G. Check it out. Faith Hill is releasing an album of duets with The Notorious B.I.G, 20 years after his murder https://t.co/AFZrE2RnjG…MORE

Bama Boy B-Day

Bama Boy B-Day

Happy birthday to Americana stalwart Jason Isbell. The “Cover Me Up” singer was born in Green Hill, Ala., on Feb. 1, 1979.MORE

New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit Will Feature Garth Brooks, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Buddy Miller & More

New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit Will Feature Garth Brooks, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Buddy Miller & More

In the final revelation of its week-long rollout of new exhibits in 2017, the Country Music Hall of Fame announced today (Jan. 13) that its new American Currents exhibit will open on March 17, 2017, and run though March 2018. The exhibit will provide an annual up-to-date snapshot of the state of country music, featuring…MORE

Americana Awards to Be Featured on Special Episode of PBS’ “Austin City Limits” on Nov. 19 With Performances From George Strait, Dwight Yoakam & More

Americana Awards to Be Featured on Special Episode of PBS’ “Austin City Limits” on Nov. 19 With Performances From George Strait, Dwight Yoakam & More

If you couldn’t make it to Nashville in September for the 2016 Americana Music Festival, PBS has the next best thing with the airing of a special episode of Austin City Limits on Nov. 19. ACL Presents Americana Music Festival 2016, which will premiere on Friday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m. CT, will feature more than…MORE

2016 Americana Music Awards Red Carpet Photos

2016 Americana Music Awards Red Carpet Photos

Last night (Sep. 21) the Americana Music Association held their annual Americana Music Awards at the Ryman Auditorium. It was a star-studded show with an eclectic list of performers including Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakam, William Bell, The Milk Carton Kids, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Margo Price, George Strait and many others. We have listed…MORE

Raise the Roof

Raise the Roof

If you live in Nashville—or your need a good reason to visit—enter here to win free tickets to a concert by Jason Isbell on the rooftop of the new Broadstone apartments on Oct. 27.MORE

2016 Americana Award Winners Include Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell & More

2016 Americana Award Winners Include Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell & More

Artist of the Year Bonnie Raitt Chris Stapleton WINNER Jason Isbell Lucinda Williams Album of the Year Something More Than Free, Jason Isbell, Produced by Dave Cobb WINNER The Ghosts of Highway 20, Lucinda Williams, Produced by Greg Leisz, Tom Overby and Lucinda Williams The Very Last Day, Parker Millsap, Produced by Parker Millsap and…MORE

Listen to Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires’ Striking New Tune, “The Color of a Cloudy Day”

Listen to Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires’ Striking New Tune, “The Color of a Cloudy Day”

If you’ve ever seen Jason Isbell and his wife, Amanda Shires, perform together, you know they are a formidable tandem capable of evoking a range of emotions from their audience. Their new song, “The Color of a Cloudy Day,” does just that—dueling vocals coupled with Jason’s guitar and Amanda’s fiddle create a powerful combination. Co-penned…MORE

Watch Jason Isbell Get Bonnaroo Kicked Off by Singing “Flagship”

Watch Jason Isbell Get Bonnaroo Kicked Off by Singing “Flagship”

Beginning today (June 9), Bonnaroo Music Festival invades Manchester, Tenn., for four days and nights. A bevy of country and Americana stars will be performing at the festival this year, including Chris Stapleton, Sam Hunt, Maren Morris and Jason Isbell, who is the 2016 ambassador for the Bonnaroo Works Fund, an organization that supports education…MORE

Watch Jason Isbell Perform “Cover Me Up” at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Watch Jason Isbell Perform “Cover Me Up” at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Jason Isbell and Old Crow Medicine Show teamed up with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development for a concert series—Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee—at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame on Tuesday (May 24). The intimate show of mostly Music City industry folks was live streamed onto a screen in downtown Chicago, where a crowd gathered to…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).