The Hall County Fair has announced the music lineup and other entertainment for the 2019 year, which include country artist Josh Turner and Motown favorite The Four Tops set to headline.
In a press release the fair said:
"The 2019 fair will kick off on July 10th and conclude on July 14th this year. New changes are in store again this year for young and old alike. However, the 4-H exhibits, open class exhibits, livestock shows, kid's sanctioned pedal pull, demo derby, vendor booths, and a menu of entertainment to please everyone's taste will return as in years past! New excitement with The Ultimate Family Fun Zone is returning Bigger and Better.
The always popular Tom Dinsdale Automotive Barn Bar Bands starting on Friday the 12th with Jessy Karr Band and on Saturday the 13th enjoy Luke Mills . Come out and check out some local talent.
2019 Hall County Fair entertainment lineup in the Heartland Events Center starting off on Friday the 12th with Josh Turner, followed by The Four Tops with special guest B D & The Boys on Saturday the July 13th. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, March 20th at 10 A.M. The first 1000 tickets for each show will be priced at $25 plus fees. All tickets beyond the first 1000 will be priced at $34.00 plus fees. Tickets may be purchased at the Heartland Event Center ticket office or on-line at www.ticketmaster.com or at 1-800-745-3000.
With his rich, deep voice and distinctive style, MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country music's most recognizable hit-makers. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has scored multiple GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Awards nominations and received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner has sold more than 8 million units, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with such memorable hits as "Hometown Girl," "Would You Go With Me," "Your Man," "Time Is Love," "Why Don't We Just Dance" and "Long Black Train." Turner is a disciple of traditional country music, a mentor to up-and-coming artists, and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry. Turner has been an Opry member for over 10 years and he recently reveled in his 150th performance on the famed Opry circle
The Four Tops
The quartet, originally called the Four Aims, made their first single for Chess in 1956, and spent seven years on the road and in nightclubs, singing pop, blues, Broadway, but mostly jazz-four-part harmony jazz. When Motown's Berry Gordy Jr. found out they had hustled a national "Tonight Show" appearance, he signed them without an audition to be the marquee act for the company's Workshop Jazz label. That proved short-lived, and Stubbs' powerhouse baritone lead and the exquisite harmonies of Fakir, Benson, and Payton started making one smash after another with the writing-producing trio Holland-Dozier-Holland.
Their first Motown hit, "Baby I Need Your Loving" in 1964, made them stars and their sixties track record on the label is indispensable to any retrospective of the decade. Their songs, soulful and bittersweet, were across-the-board successes. "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)," a no. 1 R&B and Pop smash in 1965, is one of Motown's longest-running chart toppers; it was quickly followed by a longtime favorite, "It's The Same Old Song" (no. 2 R&B/no. 5 pop). Their commercial peak was highlighted by a romantic trilogy: the no. 1 "Reach Out I'll Be There," "Standing In The Shadows Of Love" (no. 2 R&B/no. 6 pop) and "Bernadette" (no. 3 R&B/no. 4 pop)-an extraordinary run of instant H-D-H classics. Other Tops hits from the decade included "Ask The Lonely," "Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)," "Something About You," "You Keep Running Away," "7-Rooms Of Gloom" and their covers of "Walk Away Renee" and "If I Were A Carpenter." The group was also extraordinarily popular in the U.K."
For more information, go to www.hallcountyfair.com or www.heartlandeventscenter.com.