Kris Kristofferson And John Prine

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Tickets on Sale Friday, August 21st at 10:00a

Two of America’s greatest folk troubadours come together on stage for one incredible night. Enjoy an evening with legends, John Prine and Kris Kristofferson, as they bring you their hits built on their songwriting prowess.

John Prine

Long considered a “songwriter’s songwriter,” John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. Evidence of this is the long list of songwriters who have recorded gems from his extensive catalog, including Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez, and many others.

“He’s so good, we’re gonna have to break his fingers,” Kris Kristofferson once said after being justifiably stunned by a Prine performance. Bob Dylan remarked, “Beautiful songs… Nobody but Prine could write like that.”

Kris Kristofferson

Heralded as an artist’s artist, the three-time GRAMMY winner has recorded 28 albums, including three with pals Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings as part of the Highwaymen. Kristofferson has spent three decades performing concerts all over the world, in most recent years in a solo acoustic setting, which puts the focus on the songs. “There’s an honesty in the sparseness. It feels like direct communication to the listener,” he says. “I still have more fun when I’m with the band, but being alone is freer, somehow. It’s like being an old blues guy, just completely stripped away.”

Run Time:
TBA

Children:
Recommended to ages 6 years & older. For your comfort and the enjoyment of others, please use discretion when bringing young children to any live theatre event.

Pricing (includes a $2.50 Facility Restoration Fee):
Tickets start at $35
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By: San Diego Civic Theatre

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