These two country music greats  joined together for a solid performance alternating their greatest hits at Horseshoe Casino Southern Indiana.

Kris Kristofferson has always identified himself first and foremost as a writer, and true writers know that what works best is giving a piece of themselves to the listener. With his latest album, This Old Road, Kristofferson lays a chunk of his own soul on every track.  Kristofferson began the show playing two songs before bringing out Haggard along with his band and the two traded licks and songs the remainder of the show. Kristofferson apologized for his cold. which at time greatly hampered his voice. But did sing many of his hits including , Sunday Morning Coming Down”, Why Me Lord”, and “Lovin Her was Easier”.

Merle Haggard was in top form backed by a stellar band including his son, Ben Haggard. The show featured many of his greatest songs including “Think I’ll just sit here and drink”, Okie from Muskogee” and “Workin Man Blues”. The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgement of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made, not just on country music, but on American music as a whole.

The show  sold out in a matter of weeks and the audience was energized and ready to enjoy this show from the start. It was clear they understood that this was an opportunity to witness something special.

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George Burrows' fascination with live music began in the 60's. He saw Cream on October 14, 1968, at Vets Auditorium in Des Moines, One year later Burrows attended The Denver Pop Festival in Mile High Stadium. He witnessed The Jimi Hendrix Experience's final gig on June 29, 1969. His list of artists included many who have shaped music for decades. Around 1993 Burrows become friends/colleagues with people in the music industry. He had developed an impressive networking resume which he used it to his advantage and began a concert photography website. He worked for free through multiple live music websites designed to promote live music and the often struggling artists and venues. His shoot for no pay was an obstacle with other photographers. Burrows’ sole purpose for LGS was for the art, not monetary means. He lived in the music environment and soon developed name recognition. After the loss of his brother, a professional drummer, in 2014, he became serious about becoming a drummer. Burrows began drum lessons. The LGS website, contributors and his studies did not match. In 2016 he was about to pull the plug on LGS and embrace drumming. After a chance consultation with one of the most highly regarded session drummers and programmers today he got his answer. Start a website featuring only drummers. With help, he launched Burrows added his passion for drumming with his expertise of live music photography by launching Drummer Photographer LGS.