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      June 22, 2012

      Friday   8:00 PM

      135 W San Carlos Street
      San Jose, California 95113

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      Kris Kristofferson Plus special guest Los Tex-Maniacs with Mingo Saldivar

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      SINGER SONGWRITER KRIS KRISTOFFERSON TO DONATE SIX CONCERTS IN CELEBRATION OF THE UNITED FARM WORKERS 50TH ANNIVERSARY!RENOWNED AND AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS LOS TEX-MANIACS FEATURING MINGO SALDIVAR JOIN
      KRISTOFFERSON IN BENEFIT CONCERT SERIES ACROSS CALIFORNIA.
      In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the United FarmWorkers (UFW) announce the Kris Kristofferson andamp; Friends Concert Series which makes a stop at the San Jose Civic on Friday, June 22. The Concert Series will join singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson with renowned Latin artists in the various markets to raise money in advancing the work of the UFW.

      Joining Kristofferson in donating their respective performances are Los Tex-Maniacs featuring Mingo Saldivar. A select number of VIP Artist's Circle seats will be available. The Artist's Circle seats include premium seating within the first eight rows, a limited edition commemorative concert poster, and a meet and greet opportunity with Kris Kristofferson andamp; Friends after the show. The Concert Series will be produced by LatinPointe and Road Work Entertainment and is sponsored by Southwest Airlines.

      The 73-year-old Kristofferson has had a distinguished career that has encompassed the authorship of such classic American songs as andldquo;Me and BobbyMcGee,andrdquo; andldquo;Sunday Morning Coming Down,andrdquo; and andldquo;Help Me Make It Through the Nightandrdquo;; stardom in such feature films as Lonestar, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid and A Star is Born; honors including three Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and years of outspoken political and social activism. andldquo;Itandrsquo;s an honor for me to share my talent with an organization such as the UFW and its cause of advancing the lives of thousands of workers that put food on all of our tables,andrdquo; said Kristofferson. andldquo;Joining forces with renowned Latino performers through these special performances offer fans great music with a great cause!andrdquo;

      ABOUT UFW
      The UFW is the oldest Latino organization to come out of the 1960andrsquo;s civil rights movement and the largest farm worker organization in America. The group continues to be at the forefront of protecting Americaandrsquo;s farm workers, ensuring a safe and just food supply and a safe working environment, free from intimidation and threats to achieve a higher standard of living for them and their families.andnbsp; Other scheduled UFW 50th Anniversary events include the UFW Awards (May 17th) and the UFW 50th Anniversary convention (May 18-20). Both events will be held in Bakersfield, CA. A distinguished group of entertainers, public officials, dignitaries and Hispanic national leaders lead by Helen Chavez, wife of founder Cesar Chavez, is co-chairing the 50th Anniversary celebration.

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