In 2017, for the first time, “Kris Kristofferson” will appear on a Branson stage! “Kris Kristofferson” is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He wrote and recorded the hit songs Me and Bobby McGee, For the Good Times, Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down and Help Me Make It Through the Night. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein. Heralded as an artist’s artist, the three-time GRAMMY winner has recorded 29 albums, including three with pals Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings as part of the Highwaymen.
His renown as a songwriter triggered Kristofferson’s successful career as a performer and that, in turn, brought him to the attention of Hollywood, leading to his flourishing career as a film actor. Kristofferson has acted in more than 70 films, including the Blade trilogy and Dolpin’s Tale. He is known for his starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and A Star Is Born, the latter for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In addition to many other awards, Kristofferson is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, winner of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriter Hall of Fame, and was honored with the American Veteran’s Association’s “Veteran of the Year Award” in 2002.
Don’t miss your chance to see “Kris Kristofferson” April 7, 2017!
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