Kristofferson to be honored in all-star Nashville concert

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Posted: Jan 20, 2016 7:01 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music Hall of Famer Kris Kristofferson will be honored at a special tribute concert in Nashville, Tennessee, featuring performances by Willie Nelson, Rosanne Cash, Eric Church and Lady Antebellum.

The singer-songwriter will also perform at "The Life and Songs of Kris Kristofferson," which will be taped at Bridgestone Arena on March 16.

Additional artists include Dierks Bentley, Ryan Bingham, Emmylou Harris, Jamey Johnson, Darius Rucker and Trisha Yearwood. Produced by Blackbird Presents, Keith Wortman is the executive producer and longtime Kristofferson producer Don Was is the music director.

The Grammy Award winner wrote hits like "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," ''Help Me Make It Through the Night" and "Me and Bobby McGee."

Tickets go on sale Saturday at Ticketmaster locations and online at Ticketmaster.com.