Country music star Josh Turner performs hits such as “Your Man” and “Would You Go with Me” with special guest Raquel Cole at the Milwaukee Theatre on Friday, August 21st at 8 pm. Presented by FM106.1 WMIL-FM and sponsored by OnMilwaukee.com. Tickets are $27-$67, plus applicable fees.
Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner, is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than 12 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his most recent 2012 Billboard No. 1 release Punching Bag, Turner has garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA, and ACM nominations. Turner’s hits include “Your Man,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” “Firecracker,” “Would You Go with Me,” “All Over Me,” and “Time Is Love,” the most played country song of 2012.
Turner recently added author to his list of accomplishments. His first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood was released April 29, 2014. The Hannah, S.C. native has been songwriting and performing since he was a young child, and in support of music education, created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to assist students interested in pursuing a future in arts and music. As a high school student, Turner had very little access to music education, therefore realizes first-hand the importance of arts education in schools. Turner released his fifth studio album, Punching Bag on June 12, 2012 which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. The debut single, “Time is Love” was #1 on the Best of 2012 Billboard Country Chart. The Associated Press says, “With Punching Bag, Turner once again proves he ranks among the most effective — and most hard-core country — performers of his generation.”
For more information on Josh Turner, visit JoshTurner.com.
B.C.’s, Raquel Cole is a girl with a guitar and a lot to sing about. Cole ended 2014 on an arena tour opening for Grammy award-winning band Diamond Rio. This summer she’s on tour with Josh Turner and recently performed in Toronto at Canadian Music Week. Quickly becoming recognized on both sides of the border for her gifted guitar and songwriting skills, her song “It’s For Real This Time” was featured on Sirius XM’s The Highway. She has opened shows for Jonny Lang, Deric Ruttan and Chad Brownlee.