Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit announce tour, ticket pre-sale

Right on the heels of news of their first, self-titled LP, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have announced a string of live dates for early 2009. Presented by Paste, the tour will find the band winding east from Birmingham, Ala., all the way up north to Buffalo, N.Y., then trailing back down south with a SXSW showcase. Along the way, Benji Hughes, Deer Tick and Sons of Roswell will provide opening support for the former Drive-By Trucker and his new crew.

Pre-sale tickets are available right here beginning 12 noon EST today, Dec. 15, until Dec. 19. In addition to getting a first shot at passes to a great live show, pre-orderin' folks will recieve a one-year subscription to Paste and a free MP3 of Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's "Seven-Mile Island."

February
12 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Workplay? *
14 - Florence, Ala. @ Shoals Theater *?
17 - Athens, Ga. @ Georgia Theatre ?#
18 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl ?#
20 - Raleigh, N.C. @ Lincoln Theatre #?
21 - Richmond, Va. @ The National #
22 - Harrisonburg, Va. @ The Pub? #
24 - Boston, Mass. @ TT the Bears? %
26 - New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
27 - Philadelphia, Penn. @ World Café Live? %
28 - Pittsburgh, Penn. @ Club Cafe %
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March
1 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club %
2 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom %
4 - Toronto, Ontario  @ Horseshoe Tavern %
5 - Buffalo, N.Y. @ Mohawk Place %
6 - Columbus, Ohio @ The Rumba Café %
7 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Southgate House? %
8 - Asheville, N.C. @ Orange Peel? # %
13 - Louisville, Ky. @ Headliner's %
14 - Nashville, Tenn. @ The Mercy Lounge %
18 - 22 - Austin, Texas @ SXSW

* with Sons of Roswell
# with Benji Hughes
% with Deer Tick

Related links:
News: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit to release new album
News: Jason Isbell No Longer a Drive-By Trucker
Review: Jason Isbell: Sirens of the Ditch

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