Last night I saw country legends Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard in concert. It was an epic night spent with my good friend, Phil. Phil summed up the night perfectly:
“The stage was simple with only small amps and instruments. The backdrop was a solid black curtain and only one small run of lights hung above the stage. There were no theatrics, no dancers, no pyrotechnics. The speakers looked to be 30 years old, at least. The lights dim and Kris Kristofferson comes out and picks up the wrong guitar and can’t find his harmonica. Merle comes out 2 songs later and joins in. Notes were off key at times, lyrics were forgotten, and sometimes they just winged it. No matter. Tonight I saw two legends of country music way past their prime and I sat there in awe from the front row. Make fun if you will, but that’s country music at it’s finest.”
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