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Country tour of the week: Kris Kristofferson, various venues


A rare chance to catch one of the country outlaws of the 1970s, who swept his way from janitor at Dylan's Blonde on Blonde sessions to become one of the best country songwriters, not only for his vintage classics but for a recent run of albums focused on age. The horseman approaches but this old cowboy has not lost his spurs.

Bournemouth Pavilion (01202 306126; bic.co.uk) Sunday; Cambridge Corn Exchange (1223 357851; cornex.co.uk) Mon; St David's Hall, Cardiff (29 2087 8444; stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk) Tuesday; Union Chapel, London N1 (020 7226 1686; unionchapel.musicglue.com) Thursday; Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (0844 907 9000; bridgewater-hall.co.uk) Friday