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Kris Kristofferson and John Prine bring their songbooks to Las Vegas

Folk legends Kris Kristofferson and John Prine co-headline at The Pearl at the Palms on Oct. 30.

Three-time Grammy winner Kristofferson hit the scene in the 1970s as part of the New Nashville country music movement. The singer and songwriter created songs such as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “For the Good Times,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night” and “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down.”

Kristofferson has 27 albums in his catalog, including three with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings as part of The Highwaymen. His latest album, “An Evening With Kris Kristofferson,” features stripped-down versions of his hits with just his guitar and harmonicas.

Grammy-winning songwriter Prine has a four-decade career in music, writing songs for artists such as Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez and more.

Some of his best-known songs include “Hello In There,” “Sam Stone,” “Angel From Montgomery,” “Souvenirs,” “Paradise” and “You Never Even Called Me By My Name.”

His 2011 two-disc set “The Singing Mailman Delivers” features his earliest studio and live recordings, dating back to 1970, illustrating his trademark guitar finger-picking.

Tickets start at $49 and go on sale on Friday, Aug. 14.

Tickets: Pearl Box Office, (702) 944-3200

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