The folks at Embassy Theatre have a big one on the books when they welcome Grammy-winning musician Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit to the stage on Friday, March 8. 

Gaining notoriety as the guitarist/singer in the Drive-By Truckers in the 2000s, Isbell has been one of the biggest names in adult alternative music the better part of the past decade. 

He is currently on the road in support of this year’s critically acclaimed album, Weathervanes. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m. online at and and at the box office at the Embassy. 

Debutants Ball set for Jan. 20

The Debutants Ball featuring Debutants & Friends is set to return to The Clyde on Saturday, Jan. 20. 

As they’ve done on two previous occasions, the local folk/bluegrass stalwarts will bring a festival-type atmosphere to The Clyde with local and regional vendors, grass-roots organizations, performers, live art, Debs-inspired food, and live music by Debutants and special guests. 

It also sounds like the band have some surprises up their sleeves for the evening. 

Tickets are available online at, by phone at (800) 514-3849, and at The Clyde box office, and Sweetwater Sound. 

Winter Jam returns to Coliseum on Feb. 15

Winter Jam 2024 will return to Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Feb. 15. 

The annual event brings Christian artists together to perform around the country and at a low admission price — a $15 donation at the door. 

The tour features musicians and groups such as Crowder, Lecrae, Katy Nichole, Cain, Newsong, SEU Worship, John Wesley, Lin D, and Seventh Day Slumber

Grammy-winning Christian artist in town

Speaking of Christian acts at Memorial Coliseum, the Fort Wayne venue will also host Lauren Daigle during The Kaleidoscope Tour on March 7 with opening act Blessing Offor.

Debuting with the 2015 album How Can It Be, Daigle has become one of the top acts in the genre, illustrated by her 12 Dove Awards. She has also won four American Music Awards and named Billboard’s Top Christian Artist three times. 

In 2019, she won two Grammys, one for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for Look Up Child and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “You Say.”

She is on tour in support of her latest self-titled album, featuring “Thank God I Do,” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at or by visiting the box office at the Coliseum

Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute at Piere’s

Halloween has barely passed, but Christmas decorations have already hit the store shelves. Yeah, my mind isn’t there, either. 

In any event, a perfect opportunity to get you in the Christmas spirit will come on the evening of Friday, Dec. 8, at Piere’s when they welcome Christmas Wizards: A Tribute to Trans-Siberian Orchestra

These cats are the premier TSO tribute. They present a rocking holiday experience filled with dazzling lights, breathtaking pyrotechnics, and heart-stirring performances. 

Whether you are a TSO fan or not, this event is perfect for everyone. So, put on your favorite holiday sweater and head to Piere’s for an evening that will ignite your holiday spirit and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

Tickets can be purchased via TicketWeb or all three Wooden Nickel locations. 

Comedian John Crist set for Embassy stage

On Saturday, March 9, Embassy Theatre welcomes comedian John Crist to the big stage. 

Since February, the fast-rising comedian has sold out venues across the nation on his Emotional Support Tour.

Crist has a no-holds-barred approach to Southern-bred humor and undeniable relatability. 

Tickets are on sale online at,, and at Embassy box office. 

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