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Wyoming’s Big Show Opens with Josh Turner Feb 09, 2016

Rock Springs, Wyoming - Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist, Josh Turner, opens the After Dark Concert Series at Wyoming’s Big Show® – The Sweetwater County Fair on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 is presented by 1st Bank.

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 # 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 added author to his list of accomplishments. His first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood, was released in 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.

Wyoming’s Big Show® – The Sweetwater County Fair is the largest annual event in Western Wyoming drawing over 75,000 visitors in 2015. It features the largest midway in the area, with top-ranked performing artists, traditional county fair exhibits, food and fun for the whole family.  Additionally, it was named the NUMBER ONE summer event in Wyoming by Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine. 

Attractions for the 2016 Fair include Lanky the Clown, Animal Crackers Specialties, Scales and Tails, Animal Specialties Petting Zoo, Twinkle Time, Sword Swallower Dan Meyer, Hypnotist & Mentalist Michael Swenson and so much more.  Follow all of Wyoming’s Big Show® – The Sweetwater County Fair updates on Facebook or online at SweetwaterEvents.com. 

Photos: Josh Turner headlining country artist at Wyoming’s Big Show® presented by 1st Bank.

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