Tickets on sale Friday, October 1st at 10am
– One Free On-Site Parking Spot Per Square
– Sectioned Off Squares w/ Six Foot Aisles In-Between
– 4 People Maximum Per Square (Must Be From The Same Party)
– BYO: Beer, Wine, Drinks, Food, Coolers, Blankets, & Chairs
– No Concessions Will Be For Sale On Site
Location: TheBend | 3775 Azalea Dr. North Charleston 29405
Originally from Green Hill, Alabama and now based in Nashville, Isbell is a four-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist and is widely renowned as one of the greatest songwriters of his generation. Garnering immense critical acclaim throughout his career, NPR Music calls him, “one of the finest singer-songwriters working at the intersection of folk, country and rock today,” and continues, “his songs have an exquisite, rawboned realism and deeply embedded class-consciousness,” while American Songwriter declares, “There’s no better songwriter on the planet at this moment, no one operating with the same depth, eloquence or feeling” and USA Today proclaims, “he has developed into one of the great American songwriters…in a world where most pop songs are lies, Isbell is determined to find truth.”
Since the release of his breakthrough solo album, Southeastern, in 2013, Isbell has won four GRAMMY Awards, nine Americana Music Association Awards and was selected as the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum’s official 2017 Artist-in-Residence. Isbell became a member of the acclaimed collaborative movement The Highwomen (fronted by fellow members Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires) and wrote “Maybe It’s Time”—featured in the award-winning 2018 film, A Star Is Born. His new album with the 400 Unit, Reunions, has received widespread critical acclaim. Rolling Stone called it “a rich portrait of an artist eternally searching deeper within himself.”
Critically acclaimed, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires began her career as a teenager playing fiddle with the Texas Playboys. Through the years, she has toured and recorded with notable artists including John Prine, Billy Joe Shaver, Todd Snider, Shovels and Rope, Gregg Allman, Justin Townes Earle, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, and more. She has released five albums, the most recent being 2018’s To The Sunset, which was produced by Grammy-award winning producer Dave Cobb. In 2017, Shires was named the Americana Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the Year, and also supported John Prine on tour. As a member of Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Shires won a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album for the band’s The Nashville Sound in 2018. In 2019, Shires formed country supergroup The Highwomen alongside Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris,and Natalie Hemby. The group’s critically acclaimed self-titled LP debuted a #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums, and was praised by NPR Music, Rolling Stone, Variety, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Pitchfork, Esquire, amongst many others.
SOCIALLY DISTANCED CONCERT SERIES ‘AROUND THE BEND’:
The series allows safe social distancing by providing 250 squares, limiting the squares to a maximum four people per square from the same party. A six-foot aisle between squares provides ample room for social distancing while navigating the concert site, and masks are required if patrons leave their square to visit the facilities.
No food or drink will be sold at the events to avoid crowding and contact. Concert goers are permitted to bring their own food, drink, beer, wine, coolers, blankets, and chairs. An option to rent furniture will be emailed to ticket buyers, made possible by OOH Events.
The Bend, located at 3775 Azalea Dr. in North Charleston, features 20 acres of beautiful green space on the Ashley River. For all events, gates open at 5 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. Concert goers sharing a square are required to arrive together and can take advantage of one FREE on-site parking spot. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early to create an easier and safer ingress and seating. There are no openers, and all acts start at 7 p.m. ‘Around The Bend’ series events are planned for rain or shine.
Tickets will be sold in quantities of four, and parties sharing a square are required to arrive together. If available, squares can be purchased onsite the day of event, but patrons are highly encouraged to pre-purchase online.