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John McCutcheon, Master Musical Storyteller

Presented by Black Rose Acoustic Society at Black Forest Community Center, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 08 2016
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John McCutcheon is one of our country’s greatest musical storytellers. He wrote his first song at 15 years old. Since then, he has written hundreds of songs and released 36 albums, garnering six Grammy nominations. McCutcheon is a master instrumentalist and a fabled storyteller, known for his ballads, historical songs, children’s songs, love songs, topical satire, and instrumentals. “One of our country’s best songwriters,” said Pete Seeger.

John McCutcheon’s first award-winning song was titled The Ponderosa No-Cream-in-My-Coffee Blues, penned at the greasy spoon of the same name in his Wisconsin hometown. He was all of 15 years old and it won him his high school talent show. “My best friend claims that he still has a cassette of the song,” McCutcheon recently disclosed, “and if we ever have a serious falling out it’s going right up on YouTube.”

Since those early creative days John McCutcheon has gone on to write

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Tickets are $25 ($15 for members and students), available in advance here or at the door.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Music starts at 7 p.m.

Contact: (719) 659-5821


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Black Forest Community Center

12530 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908


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