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Presale Fri 7 June, 9am
Onsale Mon 17 June, 9am

RUNNING TIMES

6.30pm Doors
7.30pm Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers
8.30pm Interval
8.55pm Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers
9.45pm End

*All times approximate and subject to change.

Palais Theatre’s Bars are open from doors until the end of interval with a selection of food and beverages including sandwiches, soft drinks, snacks and ice-creams, a brand new coffee counter for your favourite hot drinks and our new central bar which is fully fitted out with beers on tap, wine, spirits and soft drinks.

EVENT INFORMATION

POET, STORYTELLER, ESTEEMED ACTOR AND COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR 

The three times Grammy winner, Rhodes scholar, actor and undisputed country music living legend Kris Kristofferson will be accompanied on stage by The Strangers.  One of country music favourite bands, The Strangers are best known as the back-up band for singer-songwriter Merle Haggard. Coming to Australia will be Scott Joss (fiddle and vocals), Doug Colosio (keyboards & vocals) and Jeff Ingraham (drums).  

Kris Kristofferson has accomplished more in his lifetime than most performers can ever dream. He has recording over 30 albums throughout his career and written some of the greatest songs of all time, including Me and Bobby McGee, Help Me Make It Through the Night, Sunday Morning Coming Down and For the Good Times.  Artists who have recorded and achieved chart success with a song written or co-written by Kris Kristofferson include Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Janis Joplin who recorded Me and Bobby McGee – a song forever linked to Janis.  

By 1987, it was estimated that more than 450 artists had recorded Kristofferson's compositions. 
He is an award-winning actor and appeared in over 70s films – include his Golden Globe winning performance in the 1976 version of A Star Is Born, alongside Barbra Streisand.  Other films include "Blade" trilogy, "Lone Star," "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "Blume In Love," "Cisco Pike," and "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid." Recent films include "Fast Food Nation," "Dreamer: Inspired By A True Story," "The Jacket," "Silver City," "He's Just Not That In To You," and "Dolphin Tale."

Music fans will not want to miss the opportunity to see Country Music Hall of Fame’s Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers live on stage performing the hits from the Kristofferson songbook.

Getting here

Palais Theatre
Cnr Lower Esplanade and Cavell Street, St Kilda, VIC 3182
Next to Luna Park

For more information on travelling by car, tram, train, bus or bike please visit Getting Here

Food & Drink

Find out how to make your evening a night to remember with food and drinks at the Theatre or a special offer from one of St Kilda's restaurants and hotels. See Food & Drink

Parking

There are many parking options just a short stroll from the Palais Theatre including. To find out more visit Parking

Accessibility

Call Ticketmaster directly on 136 100 (Option 1 then Option 2) to book accessible seating.

For more information visit the Accessibility section of the site.