Currently working on a new solo album for a release in 2024, Doyle is a fiscal year 2023 recipient of a Creative Support for individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

"Sweet, Difficult Sounds" Album out 9.17.22!

"Cherry Tree" cover art by Tracy Burkholder


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The Headwaters School of Music and The Arts presents Kelley Smith and Jed LaPlant with Doyle Turner. Kelley released the critically-acclaimed "Moon Child" in 2022. Jed anchors the raucous and stunning "Wild Horses" band. Doyle just released "Together, We Are the International Treasures" with his good friend Ted Hajnasiewicz September of '23. This is an evening not to be missed!

I get to share an evening with three amazing songwriters! In Duluth! Nikki Lemire, Jane Aas, and Katy Tessman are prolific songwriters who are influencing the Minnesota Music Scene. I'm going to play a little, then sit back and get fed from the beauty of the songwriting and singing from these three amazements.

$10 in advance / $15 day of show

Doyle Turner and Ted Hajnasiewicz: together, they are The International Treasures.
The two acclaimed Minnesota songwriters holed up in a Quonset hut in St. Joe to make an album TOGETHER, live off the floor. That’s what happened! And now, they want to celebrate this with YOU!
A special evening, featuring Sarah Morris, Matthew French, The Severin Moving Company, hosted/emceed by Fuzz Talk Radio hosts Ryan and Matt Rud of The Rabbit Hole.

$20 Advance General Admission Seating // $27 At The Door

“As heartfelt as the lyrics, Turner’s pure vocal performance is melodic and engaging.” - Andrew Frolish - Americana UK 

A 2023 Red Lodge Songwriting Contest finalist, Doyle Turner writes songs that seek connection.  Growing up within the boundaries of the White Earth Nation, he is a proud Anishinaabe person.  

Firmly rooted in Cash and Kristofferson, Doyle’s songs feature lyrics that find you where you are with a warm voice that guides you back home.  

Doyle’s latest album is a collaboration with his good friend Ted Hajnasiewicz as The International Treasures.  “Together, We Are The International Treasures” was released September 17, 2023.