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Jason Isbell to bring solo act to the V Club

Jan. 30, 2014 @ 07:23 AM

HUNTINGTON — We are not sure how March will come in, but we know it’s going to go out like a Drive-by Trucker.

One of the country’s most revered Americana artists is coming to Huntington in March.

Jason Isbell, formerly of the renowned Southern songblast­ers, Drive-by Truckers, and a celebrated solo artist in his own right, has just announced his spring tour is stopping in Thurs­day, March 27 at the V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington.

Opening the show is Cory Bra n a n .

Tickets are $20 advance and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan.

31 online at www.vclublive.com.

Tickets will be $22 on the day of the show if there are any left.

Isbell is touring off of his fifth album, the critically acclaimed record, “Southeastern,” which made just about every best of list for 2013.

American Songwriters named it the No. 1 album of 2013 in its Top 50 Albums list, and in The Nashville Scene’s 14th Annual Country Music Critics’ Poll, Isbell was voted the No. 4 Best Album, the No. 1 Male Vocalist, and the No. 3 Best Songwriter.

Isbell, who was last at the V Club in January 2011, played last summer at Mountain Stage dur­ing the FestivALL Charleston.

For the V Club show, doors will open early at 7 p.m., and the concert will start at 9 p.m.

sharp, about an hour earlier than most shows at the V. The con­cert is for ages 18 and up.

Isbell is backed by the 400 Unit his band which includes his wife, harmony vocalist and violinist, Amanda Shires, who shines on such songs as “Travel­ing Alone.” Go online at www.vclublive.

com to read more about other incoming national act shows including Bam Margera and CKY, Bobaflex, Sundy Best and others.

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