CMA Theater


Jason Isbell: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Artist-In-Residence | Dec. 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 07:00pm

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell will be artist-in-residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum for 2017. He will present three intimate and unique performances in the Museum’s CMA Theater. Ticket prices for each show range from $49.50 to $85.50 (plus ticketing fees).

Limited tickets remain: December 12: An acoustic evening with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

December 19: Jason Isbell and special guests


Due to ticketing limitations, those wishing to purchase tickets to multiple shows must complete separate transactions. Limit four tickets per person per show on a first come, first served basis. Tickets subject to availability and are not guaranteed. Additional fees and taxes apply. Purchases exceeding the limit or violating the pre-sale terms are subject to cancellation.All sales are final and non-refundable. See printed ticket for full terms and conditions.


The museum’s 2017 Artist-in-Residence series is supported by:

.  Carter Vintage Guitars


Isbell has won Grammys for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song. The Americana Music Association named him Artist of the Year in 2015 and has awarded him Album of the Year two times and Song of the Year honors three times. Master songwriter John Prine, a key influence on Isbell, told the Nashville Scene, “I just feel proud that Jason is writing and putting out the kind of music he is.”

After working in the early 2000s as a member of Drive-By Truckers, Isbell left the band in 2007. The Alabama native has recorded six albums under his own name and with his band, the 400 Unit. His latest, The Nashville Sound, is nominated for Album of the Year at this year’s CMA Awards.


Established in 2003, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s artist-in-residence program honors a musical master who can be credited with contributing a large and significant body of work to the canon of American popular music. The artist-in-residence is invited to use the museum’s performance venues to create unique musical experiences.

Past Artist-In-Residence performers include: