Singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson, a winner of the Grammy Award's Lifetime Achievement award, will come to Waco next month for an Oct. 19 concert at the Waco Hippodrome.

Kristofferson, 81, is best known for such songs as “Help Me Make It Through The Night,” “Me And Bobby McGee,” "Why Me," “Sunday Mornin’ Coming Down" and "Loving Her Was Easier Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again" as well as film roles in "A Star Is Born" and "The Blade" movies.

The show precedes an Oct. 17 concert by the Texas-born Kristofferson in Midland and is sponsored by E.H. Anderson PR and TFNB Your Bank For Life

Tickets are $80 VIP, $60 and $75 floor, $40-60 balcony, and went on sale today. They're available online here.

Tribune-Herald entertainment editor