Actor, musician and songwriter Kris Kristofferson brings his award-winning talents to The Orleans Showroom, November 25 and 26 at 8 p.m.
Signed to his first record deal in 1967, Kristofferson has released 30 singles and more than a dozen albums. He won his first Grammy award in 1971 for “Help Me Make it Through the Night” as Best Country Song and went on to win Grammys in 1973 and 1975 for “Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo or Group” for his collaborations with Rita Coolidge.
Throughout the years, many Kristofferson-penned songs were hit singles, including “Me & Bobby McGee” by Janis Joplin; “From the Bottle to the Bottom” by Billy Walker & the Tennessee Walkers; and “Once More with Feeling” by Jerry Lee Lewis. Kristofferson is a member of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.
In 1971, Kristofferson made the transition to cinema, starring in The Last Movie. Five years later, he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his role in A Star is Born in which he co-starred with Barbra Streisand. Other notable films include Convoy, Heaven’s Gate, all three films in the Blade series, Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes, He’s Just Not That Into You, and the recent hit, Dolphin Tale.
Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $32.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Coast Casinos Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075, or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.
About The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Located at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., The Orleans includes more than a dozen restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 70-lane bowling center, 827-seat showroom featuring theater-style seating, and a 9,500-seat Orleans Arena. The property has a 135,000-square foot casino with 60 table games including Blackjack-21, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. Guests will also find more than 2,800 slot and video poker machines. Additionally, The Orleans includes a bingo parlor, keno lounge and race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/orleanscasino), and Twitter (@orleanscasino).