LIVE on MAIN - Jason Isbell with special guest Lydia Loveless

The Strip (in front of The Varsity theater), 418 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL

The Carbondale Music Coalition and Carbondale Tourism are excited to announce that the next Live on Main concert showcase will be on October 9th! Rising star Jason Isbell will be performing RIGHT ON THE STRIP! That's right you read that correctly. The number 1 Rock, Country, and Folk act in the country right now will be performing on Carbondale's most famous street. This show will be FREE to the public! So make your plans now, call your friends, and on October 9th "Let's do it in the Street". We couldn't ask for a better artist, location, or time of year to celebrate the city of Carbondale. It will truly be a special night and will really be "Something More Than Free".

This is a free show and all ages! Information on VIP tickets available at

Live on Main information Gates open at 6 pm Lydia Loveless at 7pm Jason Isbell at 8:15 Gates close at 11:00


Super VIP members should arrive at the Varsity Center for the Arts behind the stage at 5:00pm. You will receive your VIP wristband and t-shirt at the door. Food and drinks will be served until a little before 6pm. At 6 Jason will perform a private performance in the east theater for about 20 minutes. After the show you will return to the front gates of the concert grounds and from there you can make your way to the pit. There are 14 of these passes available of today. If you would like one of them and want to support Live on Main please go to

Rocker VIP members enter through the front gates starting at 6 pm. There will be a VIP check in line where you will receive your wristband and t-shirt. From there you can make your way up to the pit. There are 36 of these passes still available. $85 and remember all your proceeds go to supporting Live on Main. You also get upfront access to what we believe is the most historic show in the history of downtown Carbondale.

Contributor VIP member enter through the general admission gate. After entering go the VIP check in for your t-shirt. Thanks so much for supporting Live on Main!

Local Business Sponsors please enter through the VIP check in line to receive your pit passes. Your tickets will be under the business name that sponsored the event. We were blown away with the local business support we received. It is going to be a giant reason why Live on Main will be a success.

General admission is FREE and the gates will be open at 6pm.

Beer, wine, and soda will be available for purchase. We will be using the drink ticket system.

Pag's slices ,Dairy Queen, hot dogs, and Italian Beef will be available for purchase inside the concert. There are also numerous restaurants surrounding the concert grounds. Come out early and enjoy downtown Carbondale.

Absolutely no backpacks, lawn chairs, pets, outside alcohol, or umbrellas.


Woodbox Gang & The Copyrights

Hangar 9 (Outside), 511 S. Illinois Ave., Carbondale, IL

Carbondale Music Coalition, Carbondale Main St. & Hangar 9 Present: 'Family Night' w/ The Woodbox Gang and special guest The Copyrights outside in the Hangar Pavilion!! Special late night set inside from Porch Fire!!

Doors 7pm Show 8pm Ticket $10adv/$15dos Ages 19+ (unless accompanied by adault)