K is the letter of the day: Kris Kristofferson and Kevn Kinney news

A couple old friends – with double K initials –  have some new projects worth mentioning.

Legendary singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson is honoring the 5oth anniversary of the United Farm Workers with a series of fundraising concerts in California. He will joined at these shows by some other acts, including Los Lobos, Mariachi Divas and Nydia Rojas with Trio Ellas.

Here is the complete list of shows:

Friday, June 15 – San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre, 8:00 pm- Kris Kristofferson &  Mariachi Divas

Saturday, June 16 – Fresno, CA – Warnors Center for the Performing Arts, 8:00 pm – Kris Kristofferson & Nydia Rojas with Trio Ellas

 Monday, June 18 – Stockton, CA – The Bob Hope Theatre, 7:30 pm – Kris Kristofferson & TBD

Tuesday, June 19 – Bakersfield, CA – The Fox Theater, 8:00 pm – Kris Kristofferson & Los Lobos

Thursday, June 21 – Oxnard, CA – Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center, 7:30 pm – Kris Kristofferson & Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano

 Friday, June 22 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic, 8:00 pm – Kris Kristofferson & Los Tex-Maniacs featuring Mingo Saldivar

Also in June, Kevn Kinney will be serving up some new Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ music. The group plans to deliver 4 EPs over the next year on their own New! Records label. The first EP called Songs from the Laundromat will favor DnC’s rockin’ side, sez Kinney. Nice to see these old faves still drivin’ n’ cryin’.




About Michael Berick

I am a longtime writer, and lover, of music and pop culture. I have written for Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, the LA Weekly, the San Francisco Chronicle, Cleveland Scene and more places (that I wouldn't take up more of your time mentioning now).
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