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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit is on tour in support of their highly acclaimed album The Nashville Sound, which has been nominated by the 2018 Grammy Awards for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots song (If We Were Vampires). The band recently made appearances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and CBS Saturday Morning. Additionally, they recently taped their second appearance of Austin City Limits. Isbell is also a former member of the Drive-By Truckers.
Joining Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit is legendary guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson. The Los Angeles Times described Thompson as ‘the finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.” Named by Rolling Stone as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of All Time, he has also received Lifetime Achievement Awards for Songwriting on both sides of the Atlantic from the Americana Music Association in Nashville to Britain’s BBC Awards. Thompson co-founded the groundbreaking group Fairport Convention. His recently released album, Still, was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and reached #6 on the UK charts. A wide range of musicians have recorded Thompson’s music including Robert Plant, Elvis Costello, REM, Del McCoury, Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, David Byrne, Don Henley and many others.
About the Venue
The Griffin Music Hall will host multiple monthly concerts and has flexible seating that allows for a diverse mix of concerts and entertainment in El Dorado, Arkansas. With room for more than 2,000 seats, the Griffin Music Hall will be a venue hot spot for weddings, conventions, banquets, concerts and more, in Southern Arkansas. The Griffin Music Hall is a tobacco free facility. Learn More