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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

John McCutcheon In Concert

Benefit Concert for RCNV

Doors Open: 7:00 PM
Program Starts: 7:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM

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Sponsor: Resource Center for Nonviolence
Place: Resource Center for Nonviolence
RCNV, 612 Ocean St.
Accessibility: Wheelchair, Restrooms, Parking

Folk Legend JOHN McCUTCHEON In Concert

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:30pm

AT the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz

John McCutcheon: folk music's renaissance man —

master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author. John McCutcheon is coming back to RCNV! Don't miss this last stop on his 2019 Left Coast tour: a benefit for RCNV.

Click link to MAKE RESERVATIONS or BUY Tickets via Paypal or Credit Card:

TICKETS: ADVANCE online: $22-40 sliding scale (online prices include Paypal fees.) Advance by check or in person $20 -40 sliding scale (hours M-TH Noon -4pm).

DOOR: $25-40 sliding scale.

Concert begins at 7:30pm. Scott Kennedy hall doors open at 7:00 or whenever the sound check is complete. All seats are first-come, first served.

The Washington Post described John as folk music's "Rustic Renaissance Man," a moniker flawed only by its understatement. "Calling John McCutcheon a ‘folksinger' is like saying Deion Sanders is just a football player…" (Dallas Morning News).

John is a whirlwind of energy packing five lifetimes into one. In the past few years alone he has headlined over a dozen different festivals in North America. Including repeated performances at the National Storytelling Festival, he recorded an original composition for Virginia Public Television involving over 500 musicians. He toured Australia for the sixth time, toured Chile in support of a women's health initiative, appeared in a Woody Guthrie tribute concert in New York City, gave a featured concert at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. And he taught performance art skills at a North Carolina college, given symphony pops concerts across America, served as President of the fastest-growing Local in the Musicians Union and performed a special concert at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This is all in his "spare time."

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."

Few performers communicate with the versatility, charm, wit or pure talent of John McCutcheon.

Questions? Call Anita at 831-423-1626.

Click link to MAKE RESERVATIONS or BUY Tickets via Paypal or Credit Card:

Contact Information:
Contact: Anita Heckman
Phone: 8314231626
Admission: Sliding Scale
Cost: Advance - $20 - 40 sliding scale. Door: $25-40 sliding scale
Use of funds: Organization Fundraiser
RSVP: Optional
Please contact: Anita Heckman
8314231626 •

Volunteer: Front Table, Help spread the word; sell tickets