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John McCutcheon Concerts 1/20 and 1/21 at First Congregational Church

John McCutcheon, captivating storyteller and truly magical folk musician, will perform Friday, January 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. and a Children's Concert on Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. These benefit concerts kick-off the Resource Center for Nonviolence's 30th Anniversary year! Both concerts will be held at First Congregational Church, 900 High St. in Santa Cruz.
Tickets are now available at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 515 Broadway, (hours M-F 12-5, Sat. 12-4) or call 423-1626 to reserve tickets via phone or visit Tickets also available at Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Av., and **Sylvan Music, 1521 Mission St., Santa Cruz. (**Service charge added at Sylvan)

The Friday, January 20 tickets are $14-25 sliding scale (Door $16-25), and the Saturday Children's Concert tickets are $7-10 sliding scale (Door $8-10).

John McCutcheon has recorded 29 albums, and is widely recognized as a world master on the hammer dulcimer. His most recent recording, "Mightier than the Sword" includes songs inspired by Woody Guthrie, José Martí, Pablo Neruda, and Barbara Kingsolver. John McCutcheon is a national folk treasure! Don't miss these concerts!!

What do others have to say about John McCutcheon?

"When pressed for the perfect example of a modern folk musician, it's John McCutcheon's name that comes to mind." -Sing Out! Magazine, Winter 2000.
"The most impressive instrumentalist I've ever heard." - Johnny Cash.
John McCutcheon has "the pithy insight of Will Rogers, the understated delivery of Garrison Keillor, the song-leading ability of Pete Seeger, and the virtuosity of an orchestra."

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