Country favorite Jason Isbell is headlining a free summer festival in Iowa
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The Nashville sound is headed to northwest Iowa.
Modern country favorite Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit headlines Sioux City's "Saturday in the Park" main stage this summer, organizers announced Wednesday. Soft rock favorite Boz Scaggs plays main support, with Atlanta alternative hip-hop group Arrested Development closing down the festival's side stage.
Galactic, Dave Mason & Steve Cropper Rock & Soul Revue and Delta Rae round out the announced lineup. More acts are to be unveiled at a later date, a news release said.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit heads to Iowa in support of "The Nashville Sound," the acclaimed 2017 album featuring tracks "Anxiety," "Last of my Kind" and "If We Were Vampires." The album earned Isbell two Grammy Awards in 2018, bringing his career total to four.
Isbell played Des Moines in 2016, a headlining gig at Hoyt Sherman Place.
The one-night, free event returns July 7 to Grandview Park. Music plans to kick off at noon, running until 10:30 p.m.
Now in its 28th year, past "Saturday in the Park" acts include Aretha Franklin, Kacey Musgraves, the Avett Brothers, Wilco and Santana. Find more information at saturdayinthepark.com.