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Angie Manning, communications director
Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Contraband Days presents Josh Turner's Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Tour
Sponsored by Isle of Capri

LAKE CHARLES, La.-The Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival is proud to announce that Josh Turner, multi-platinum recording artist and member of the Grand Ole Opry will be performing during the festival for the 55th anniversary of the event on his Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Tour, thanks to the generous $25,000 sponsorship of the Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel.

The Hannah, S.C. native has sold more than 5 million albums and garnered numerous multi-week number one hits including "Your Man," "Would You Go With Me," "Why Don't We Just Dance" and "All Over Me."

Turner will be performing on Friday, May 11, at the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum at 9 p.m. For more information, visit For details on Contraband Days, Louisiana Pirate Festival, log onto