Kris Allen – Oxford America Best of the South Gala – VIDEO

Kris Allen performed at the Oxford America Best of the South Gala last night, in Little Rock, AR to benefit OXFAM America.

The gala honored actor Morgan Freeman, a native of Memphis, TN, now living in Clarksdale, MI, for his contributions to southern culture.

In this short video, check out Arkansas native, and Kris Allen fangirl, Mary Steenburgen hanging out with Kris on the red carpet…

Today, Kris tweeted, “Last night: Morgan Freeman, Mary Steenbergen (who is so nice), and impromptu sax player playing with us.”

UPDATE: Added FOX 16 news report – Kris talks a little bit about his trip to Rwanda, plus a short news report from KARK 4 (via Top Idol)

Video after the JUMP…

Photo-taking at the Gala

FOX 16 News Report – Kris talks a bit about his trip to Rwanda


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