Three-time Grammy winner Kris Kristofferson has cemented his status as a global entertainment icon, both as a country music legend and a prolific film star. An inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the acclaimed singer/songwriter is hailed for redefining country songwriting with his chart-topping hits like “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night” and “For the Good Times.” Touring the world, he has recorded over 30 albums, including three with his fellow country titans Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings in their country super group The Highwaymen. Over 450 artists have recorded Kristofferson’s compositions.
Kristofferson now takes The Smith Center stage alongside acclaimed American country band The Strangers, renowned for performing and recording for many years with country star Merle Haggard.
Kristofferson has received numerous accolades for his musical achievements, including the Johnny Cash Visionary Award from Country Music Television, the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriter Hall of Fame, and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Movie fans of all ages also recognize Kristofferson from his flourishing Hollywood career, which spans acting in over 70 films. These include 1977 hit “A Star Is Born” with Barbra Streisand, which earned Kristofferson a Golden Globe for Best Actor. He has also starred in major films such as the “Blade” trilogy, “Lone Star,” “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid” and many more.
Enjoy this rare opportunity to experience a living legend performing his many timeless hits.
Country Legend and Film Star Kris Kristofferson to Play Greatest Hits for Vegas Audiences A three-time Grammy winner best known for country megahits like “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Help Me Make It Through the Times,” Kris Kristofferson has penned honest, folksy tunes recorded by over 450 artists. Beyond reaching the masses through his music,READ MORE