Kris Kristofferson Books Branson Date for ’17

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Up Close Concerts has had a busy year in 2016 with some incredible shows, Charley Pride, Jay Leno, Ronnie Milsap, just to name a few. And now they are proud to announce Kris Kristofferson will be performing at the Welk Resort Theatre, April 7, 2017! This is his first Branson appearance!

Born in Texas and raised in a military family, Krisofferson studied creative writing at Pamona College in California before earning a Rhodes scholarship to study literature at Oxford, where he boxed, played rugby, and continued to write songs.

After graduating from Oxford, Kris served in the army as an Airborne Ranger as a helicopter pilot. In 1965, Kris turned down an assignment to teach at West Point and moved to Nashville to follow his dream and pursue a career in music.

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