Jason Isbell Named ‘Honorary Texan’ by Governor Greg Abbott
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) July 17, 2017
It’s official! Alabama native, and two-time Grammy winner Jason Isbell is a Texan.
After his three night run of shows at ACL LIVE at the Moody Theatre the title of “Honorary Texan” was bestowed upon Isbell.
The proclamation reads: “To all whom these presents shall come. Greetings: Know ye that Jason Isbell is hereby commissioned an Honorary Texan under the laws of the State of Texas, and emoluments appertaining to said office. In testimony whereof, I have signed my name, and caused the Seal of the State of Texas to be affixed at the City of Austin, this, the 9th Day of June, 2017.”
Isbell joins other music acts including: Chris Knight, Bob Dylan, Marty Stuart as Honorary Texans.