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Jason Isbell issues new single, will play Austin on summer tour

Peter Blackstock
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit will play ACL Live on Aug. 7-8. [Scott Moore for Statesman]

With a new album coming on May 15, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit will be hitting the road this summer for an extensive U.S. tour that will include two nights at ACL Live on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 14 via the venue‘s website. Ticket prices have not yet been announced.

If the first single is any indication, the album “Reunions” will be as sociopolitically oriented as might be expected from a historically outspoken artist in an election year. Here‘s “Be Afraid”: