Internationally-renowned folksinger John McCutcheon will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. at Bethany Christian Schools. Bethany's performing arts troupe, Emmaus will perform two songs with the 6-time Grammy nominee.
Reserve tickets online: Reserved-seat tickets for adults are $18 ($20 at the door) and for students (including college and seminary) $10 ($15 at door).
About John McCutcheon
John McCutcheon has emerged as one of the most respected and loved folksingers in the United States and around the world. As an instrumentalist, he is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. Country music legend Johnny Cash called McCutcheon “The most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” McCutcheon’s songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe. His thirty recordings have garnered every imaginable honor including seven Grammy nominations. He has produced over twenty albums of other artists, from traditional fiddlers to contemporary singer-songwriters to educational and documentary works. His books and instructional materials have introduced budding players to the joys of their own musicality. And his commitment to grassroots political organizations has put him on the front lines of many of the issues important to communities and workers. His storytelling style that has been compared to Will Rogers and Garrison Keillor.
But it is in live performance that John feels most at home. It is what has brought his music into the lives and homes of one of the broadest audiences any folk musician has ever enjoyed. People of every generation and background seem to feel at home in a concert hall when John McCutcheon takes the stage, with what critics describe as “little feats of magic,” “breathtaking in their ease and grace...,” and “like a conversation with an illuminating old friend.”