Kristofferson, Swaggart to Honor Jerry Lee Lewis

Kris Kristofferson, Shelby Lynne and the Rev. Jimmy Swaggart are scheduled to perform during a Nov. 10 concert honoring Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Friday (Sept. 21). The concert at Playhouse Square’s State Theater in Cleveland is part of a six-day celebration sponsored by the Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University. It is part of their 12th annual American Music Masters series which includes panel discussions, film screenings and other educational programs. Lewis is the first living artist to be honored during the series. Swaggart, the evangelist who is Lewis’ cousin, will play piano at the concert that will also feature Wanda Jackson, Cowboy Jack Clement, George Thorogood, Narvel Felts, Billy Lee Riley, Jason D. Williams, NRBQ’s Terry Adams and Lewis’ sister, Linda Gail Lewis.