Saturday, June 9, 2012


Also This Week: Sirius XM's Superfan Concert Series and Wal-Mart® Soundcheck Feature Josh Turner

New Album, Punching Bag, In Stores June 12; Performance on TODAY Show June 13

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– It's a jam-packed weekend for Josh Turner as he gears up for his new album release, Punching Bag, in stores next Tuesday, June 12 (MCA Nashville). On Friday, June 8, GAC aired the exclusive special Josh Turner: Packing A Punch at 11 p.m. CT / 12 a.m. ET on Great American Country (GAC). Josh was a featured performer on Sirius XM's Superfan Concert Series earlier that day at 7 a.m. (re-airs listed below); and Wal-Mart® is hosting Soundcheck: Josh Turner at where Josh performs five songs from the album and gives an exclusive interview about his inspirations behind the songs on Punching Bag. Fans can also see him perform on NBC's TODAY Show on Wednesday, June 13.

In Josh Turner: Packing A Punch, viewers will join Randy Travis,Scotty McCreery, John Anderson, legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Kryzewski, producer Frank Rogers and BMI executive Jody Williams as they share what drew them to the multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated country artist - who has been called "country's most recognizable voice." He will perform "Why Don't We Just Dance," along with new music, "Time Is Love," "Punching Bag," and "Pallbearer." Cameras will also take fans behind-the-scenes to Josh’s writer’s cottage on his home property where he wrote many of the new songs that appear on Punching Bag. 

Fans will be able to purchase the new album in Wal-Mart® stores nationwide as well as on iTunes and other digital platforms.

For more on Josh Turner, visit or watch his latest EPK.

GAC Packing A Punch airdates:

Sunday, 6/10 at 9 p.m. ET
Monday, 6/11 at 1 a.m. ET
Tuesday, 6/12 at 10 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 6/13 at 2 a.m. & 4 p.m. ET
Saturday, 6/30 at 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, 7/1 at 2:30 a.m. & 10 a.m. ET

Sirius XM Superfan Concert Series airdates:

Sunday, 6/10 at 3 p.m. ET
Monday, 6/11 at 8 p.m. ET

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