John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon
Event on 2013-04-25 20:00:00
A singer/songwriter with impressive musical credentials and an active social consciousness delivers folk ballads such as “Christmas in the Trenches” and poignant topical pieces such as “Hail to the Chief.”

This performance is SOLD OUT. If you like John McCutcheon, you should also check out local folk star Robbie Schaefer on April 26!A prolific folk artist, McCutcheon has made more than 30 adult and children’s albums and garnered 7 GRAMMY Award nominations.Celebrated for his mastery of the hammered dulcimer, McCutcheon is also a noted storyteller who has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at the National Storytelling Festival and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.One of his most memorable songs “Christmas in the Trenches” tells the tale of a temporary ceasefire during World War I.“He has an uncanny ability to breathe new life into the familiar. His storytelling has the richness of fine literature.”—Washington Post

at The Barns at Wolf Trap
1635 Trap Road
Vienna, United States

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