Sunday February 6, 2022 08:00 PM EST
CL's Hal Horowitz recommends: Georgia based folkie McCutcheon has been creating albums from the mid-70s and shows no signs of slowing down now that he’s pushing 70. He comes from the Pete Seeger school (even recording a 2018 tribute album to him), playing everything from children’s music, folk, and ragtime to serious, socially conscious material. Along with his guitar playing, he’s a master of the hammered dulcimer, so expect to hear that somewhat obscure instrument during what promises to be a set of warm, intimate sounds on what might be a chilly night. — HH
From the venue:No one remembers when the neighbors started calling the McCutcheons to complain about the loud singing from young John's bedroom. It didn't seem to do much good, though. For, after a shaky, lopsided battle between piano lessons and baseball (he was a mediocre pianist and an all-star catcher), he had "found his voice" thanks to a cheap mail-order guitar and a used book of chords.