Folk artist John McCutcheon returns to NYM Cultural Center Thursday
Folk singer-songwriter John McCutcheon returns to the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center for a 7:30 p.m. concert this Thursday, May 10.
McCutcheon has been at the Cultural Center twice before in the past five years. He will not only perform his own original songs, but show his musical wizardry on the hammered dulcimer, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and several percussion instruments, including his own body -- played like no one you have ever heard before.
Call 218-385-3339 to reserve tickets for this special concert. Admission is $15 advance reservation and $18 the night of the concert. Cultural Center members will receive a $2 discount on their tickets.
John McCutcheon has emerged as one of our most respected and loved folk singers. As an instrumentalist, he is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. His songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe. His 30 recordings have garnered every imaginable honor including seven Grammy nominations. He has produced over 20 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.
Besides his usual circuit of major concert halls and theaters, McCutcheon has headlined over a dozen different festivals in North America (including repeated performances at the National Storytelling Festival), toured Australia for the sixth time, toured Chile in support of a women's health initiative and appeared in a Woody Guthrie tribute concert in New York City,.
For more information, please visit the Cultural Center website at www.kulcher.org.