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Jason Isabel Covers Georgia Artists on ‘Georgia Blue’ Benefit Album

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Before the 2020 presidential election, Jason Isabel tweeted, “If Biden wins Georgia I’m going to make a charity cover album of my favorite Georgia songs – REM, Gladys Knight, Vic Chesnutt, Allmans, Cat Power, Precious Bryant, now it’s overhead, etc.” … and the curse that would be fun. ”He later confirmed that he was not just blowing election smoke but was really in the studio, working to get voters to give their due rewards to Swing State and Peach State allies.

As a result, a charity album called “Georgia Blue” was digitally released on October 15, a record store vinyl version will be announced. 1 – The set of songs spreads love with a number of guest lead or co-lead vocalists and featured instrumentalists, including Brandy Carlyle, Julien Baker, Bella Flake, Chris Thail, John Paul White, Britney Spencer, Adia Victoria, Steve Gorman, Potter. Levine and prominent members of his band The 400 Units, Amanda Shirez and Sadler Vaden.

Covered songs include Otis Reading’s “I’ve Loved You for a Long Time,” by Vic Chestnut’s “I’m Through”, and the Allman Brothers Band’s “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed” (an instrument that plays yes, 12. Plus Minutes, ” Slightly smaller than the version of “At Filmore East”). Megafan Carlyle of Indigo Girls teamed up with Baker for a presentation of the two’s “Kid Fears.” John Paul White has made two appearances – as lead singer on a cover of Rem’s “Driver 8”, as a teaser track on the album, and as a double partner with Britney Spencer in “Midnight Train Two” on Gladys Night and the Pips. Georgia. “REM is the only Georgian artist to have been covered twice as a book-end on the album, a version of” Nightswimming “that combines the guest efforts of Flack and Thai to open the record before closing” Driver 8 “.

Other artists covered include James Brown, The Black Crowe, Driven ‘n’ Crain ‘, Cat Power, Precious Bryant and Now It’s Overhead.

Earnings are set for three organizations: Black Voter Matter, Fair Fight and Georgia Stand-Up.

A full tour for Isabel and 400 units has also been announced. Although the dates were already running – as anyone knows following Isabel’s news reports that she has announced that she will only play places that require a ticker or allow a negative test restriction for entry – the tour will now extend to March 2, 2022. New album Complete dates with a track list for are listed below.

Georgia Blue It’s a labor of love, ”Isabel said in a statement. “On election day in 2020, when I saw that the state of Georgia had a good chance of turning blue, I came up with an idea: to record an album of Georgia-related songs to thank the state and donate money to a Georgia-based nonprofit. Admittedly my motivations were a bit selfish.For years, I’ve been looking for an excuse to record these songs with my band and some friends.The songs on this album are some of my favorite Georgia-related songs … I hope you enjoy listening to these recordings as much. “We enjoyed it so much. Keep listening to good songs and fight well.”

“Georgia Blue” Track List:

1. “Nightswimming” achievement. Bella Flake and Chris Thaili (originally performed by REM)
2. “Honeysuckle Blue” fame. Sadler Vaden (originally performed by Driven ‘n’ Crain ‘)
It’s. “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” fame. Britney Spencer (originally starring James Brown)
4. “Cross Bonus Style” achievement. Amanda Shirez (originally performed by Cat Power)
5. “True” achievement. Adia Victoria (originally performed by Precious Bryant)
6. “I love you so much” (originally performed by Otis Reading)
7. “Sometimes Salvation” achievement. Steve Gorman (Originally performed by The Black Croes)
8. “Kids Fear” achievement. Julien Baker and Brandy Carlyle (originally performed by Indigo Girls)
9. “Reverse” (Originally performed by Now It’s Overhead)
10. “Midnight Train to Georgia” achievement. Britney Spencer and John Paul White (originally performed by Gladys Knight and The Pips)
11. Achievement in “Memories of Elizabeth Reed”. Peter Levin (Originally performed by The Allman Brothers Band)
12. “I Through” (Originally performed by Vic Chesnutt)
13. “Driver 8” achievement. John Paul White (originally performed by REM)

Date of travel:

September 14 – Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap *
September 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Met Opera House
September 17 – Fredericton, Canada – Harvest Music Festival
Sept. 18, Boston, MA, Wang Theater
September 19 – East Aurora, NY – Borderland Music Festival
September 20 – Detroit, MI – The Filmmore:
September 24 – Roof at New York, NY Pier 17+
September 25 – New York, New York – Roof at Pier 17+
September 26 – Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union Live! Richmond Raceway + A
October 2-3 – Florence, AL – ShoalsFest
October 7 – Mobile, AL – Saenger Theater # (Sold Out)
October – – Soundstage in Memphis, TN Grace Graceland:
October 10 – Oklahoma City, OK – Criteria
October 15 – Nashville, TN y Rayman Auditorium ^ (sold out)
October 16 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium: (Sold Out)
October 17 – Nashville, TN y Rayman Auditorium ° (sold out)
October 19 -Nashville, TN-Ryman Auditorium%
October 20 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium **
October 22 – Nashville, TN y Rayman Auditorium 6 (sold out)
October 23 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium + (Sold Out)
Oct. 24, Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
November 26 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center:
November 22 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center:
Nov. 28, Greenville, SC, Peace Center
November 30 -St. Louis, MO – Steffel Theater ++
December 1 – Minneapolis, MN – Armory ++
December 2 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater ++
Dec. 4 -East Molin, IL -The Rust Belt ++
December 5 – Owensboro, KY – Owensboro Sportscenter
December 7 -Moon, PA – UPMC Events Center ++
December – – Akron, oh – Akron Citizen Theater ##
December 10 – Cincinnati, OH – Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center
December 11 – Cincinnati, OH – Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center
December 12 – Pikeville, KY – Appalachian Wireless Arena
December 16 -Atlanta, GA Tab The Tabernacle§
December 17 – Atlanta, GA Tab The Tabernacle %%
December 18 – Atlanta, GA “The Tabernacle”
December 19 – Atlanta, GA “The Tabernacle”
February 24, 2022 – San Francisco, CA “The Warfield Theater”
February 25, 2022 – San Francisco, CA “Warfield Theater”
February 26, 2022 – Santa Barbara, CA Ar Arlington Theater
March 1, 2022 – Vancouver, Canada “The Orpheum”
March 2, 2022 – Seattle, WA “Paramount Theater”
June 18, 2022 – Williamsburg, VA – at the Williamsburg Live Duet Museum
August 26-28, 2022-Tisbury, MA-Beach Road Weekend

* Waxahachi with special guest
Guest with special guest Kathleen Edwards
Special with special guest SG Goodman
– With special guest Britney Spencer
+ Joy Oladokun with special guest
# Rob Aldridge with special guest
with special guest Amanda Shire
Special with special guest Mickey Guyton
% With special guest amethyst key
** With special guest Shemekia Copeland
Guest with special guest Alison Russell
Special with special guest Adia Victoria
– His Golden Messenger with a special guest
++ with special guest Strand of Oaks
## With special guest Molly Tuttle
with special guest Marty Stewart and his extraordinary superlatives
Guest with special guest Morgan Wade
100% special guest with Gabe Lee
guest with special guest Lucinda Williams

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