Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24
From a press release:
It was announced today that Josh Turner, a double-platinum-selling country artist and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. He will joined by special guest Raquel Cole.
Tickets, which are $31, $41, and $51, plus fees, go on sale next Friday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m., and will be available through the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) box office, online at kirbycenter.org, and charge by phone at 570-826-1100.
A special Kirby Member pre-sale begins this Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.
One of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers, Turner has sold more than five million albums and garnered four No. 1 hits: “Your Man,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” and reaching the top spot with “All Over Me,” making him one of only seven country artists to have two No. 1 hits in 2010.
Turner released his fifth studio album, “Punching Bag,” in June of 2012, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. The record’s debut single, “Time is Love,” quickly reached No. 1 on the Best of 2012 Billboard Country Chart.
In April 2014, Turner released his first book, “Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family, and Fatherhood.” The book is centered on his Christian faith, with Turner telling stories and revealing lessons learned throughout his life as a father, husband, son, brother, and friend.
Turner’s sixth studio album for MCA Nashville Records is due out on March 31.