To Air in November/December 2013
The one-hour television special features an intimate showcase performance and conversation with the iconic singer-songwriter
Photo Credit: Ash Newell
(Dallas, Texas – Sept. 12, 2013) This fall, Troubadour, TX will present the one-hour television special An Evening with Kris Kristofferson, that will air on networks carrying the syndicated series. The special features a rare one-on-one conversation and musical performances by the American musical poet, Kris Kristofferson.
Produced by the award-winning storytellers behind the television series Troubadour, TX, Kristofferson’s performance is recorded live to tape and includes some of his most famous songs from his extensive catalog, including “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’,” “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make it Through the Night,” “Why Me Lord,” and many more.
The special also includes discussions with the reniassance man about his life and career – dispelling some myths that have been floating around for decades. Viewers will also get a behind-the-scenes look at Kristofferson’s performace at Red Rocks in Denver with fellow Texas Troubadour, Lyle Lovett.
Pictured above: Show producers and crew gather on set following the taping of An Evening With Kris Kristofferson.
Pictured L to R are: J. Brent Landers (Executive Story Editor), Deborah Mash (Senior Producer), Stacy DeanCampbell (Senior Producer), Michael Blanton (President, Be Music/Creative Consultant), Kris Kristofferson, Kelly (Kristofferson’s daughter), Wm. A. Landers (Executive Producer), Carl Kornmeyer (Executive Producer) and Erin Gardner (Managing Producer)
Executive Producer, Carl Kornmeyer says, "Kris Kristofferson is the quintessential Troubadour. This television special presents the heart of a genuine musical poet and reveals the essence of the series, Troubadour, TX. It's all about the music, the passion, the journey."
As previously announced, Kristofferson joins the television series, Troubadour, TX for its third season, which begins airing September 28th. Kristofferson serves as segment host in the award-winning, 22-episode series. Kristofferson offers personal stories throughout the series and his thoughts of what it is to be a singer-songwriter. Stacy Dean Campbell serves as the host offering viewers a unique perspective into the lives and behind the scenes of today's Troubadours.
For more information about airing Troubadour, TX; An Evening with Kris Kristofferson; or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Paul Hastaba at 866-339-8686 or email@example.com.
About Kris Kristofferson:
Kris Kristofferson, originally from Brownsville, Texas, has had an extraordinary music career, having been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and winning a Grammy award early in his career. He's perhaps best known for such hits as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “For the Good Times,” “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down,” “Why Me Lord” and “Help Me Make it Through the Night.” He is the sole writer for most of his songs but has collaborated throughout the years with various Nashville music greats, including best friends Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Janis Joplin and many others.
Kristofferson has also had a distinguished acting career, starring in nearly a hundred films, including “Billy the Kid,” “A Star is Born,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Blade” and “Joyful Noise.”
About Troubadour, TX:
Troubadour, TX is a 17-time Telly award winning docu-reality series that features numerous Country music Artists as they chase their dream and others who live the dream of a career in music. The series shoots on location primarily in Texas and follows artists on stage and into their lives documenting the music, the passion and the journey of being a singer songwriter. Award-winning author, director, and singer-songwriter Stacy Dean Campbell is the host and co-creator of the series and will have a bigger on-camera role in this season of Troubadour, TX.
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