Kris Kristofferson To Receive Woody Guthrie Prize In Tulsa
June 10, 2016 at 10:03 AM (PT)
Country icon and former HIGHWAYMEN member KRIS KRISTOFFERSON will be presented with the WOODY GUTHRIE PRIZE, which honors those who embody the spirit of the folk singer/songwriter WOODY GUTHRIE by serving as a force for social change in AMERICA through art. The awards ceremony is slated for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18th and will be held at BRADY ARTS DISTRICT in TULSA.
Proceeds from the event, which will feature artists including RODNEY CROWELL joining KRISTOFFERSON on stage to perform some of his most popular songs, will benefit the WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER. The CENTER features state of the art interactive exhibits detailing GUTHRIE's life, art, and creative legacy and houses GUTHRIE's comprehensive archives, including the original handwritten version of "This Land Is Your Land."