The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson captured performances from the historic, one-night concert event on March 16, 2016 at the Bridgetsone Arena that honored the songs of one of the most beloved musical heroes of our time, considered a true songwriters's songwriter. The concert film and available audio recordings feature over 20 once-in-a-lifetime performances, and finds Kris joined by a multi-generational who's-who of country greats including Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Eric Church, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Reba McIntire, Willie Nelson, Jennifer Nettles, Darius Rucker, Hank Williams Jr, Lee Ann Womack and more. The film showcases Kristofferson's singular status as one of music's great storytellers and an enduring favorite for performers to interpret. In addition to the performances, the film goes behind the scenes with exclusive interviews from the artists and takes a deep dive into Kris' enduring cultural and musical impact. Captured and presented in stunning HD quality with true Dolby 5.1 surround stereo, the full-length concert film includes songs from across five decades of peerless work including songs others famously recorded such as "Me & Bobby McGee" (#1 hit for Janis Joplin), "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" (#1 country hit for Johnny Cash), "Help Me Make It Through The Night (#1 country hit for Sammi Smith), "For The Good Times" (#1 country hit for Ray Price), to songs that that Kris had hits with ("Loving Her Was Easier," "Why Me") as well as songs from his later career collaboration The Highwaymen with Nelson, Cash and Waylon Jennings.
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