John McCutcheon Concert 2020

John McCutcheon January 14 concert Modesto kicks off Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 50th year

Six-time Grammy nominated folk musician John McCutcheon performs in his 18th benefit concert for the Modesto Peace/Life Center on Tuesday, January 14 at 7pm at the Modesto Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave., Modesto. This concert will be the inaugural event of the Peace/Life Center’s 50th year of working for justice and peace. Johnny Cash called John McCutcheon “the most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” John is a master of the guitar, banjo, hammer dulcimer, piano, autoharp and fiddle.

Red Tail Ring will perform with John. The Michigan-based duo creates lush, intricate arrangements of original folk music and traditional ballads with banjo, fiddle, guitar, and close harmonies.

Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door and youth 24 and under are $10. Online tickets sales are at https://mccutcheonmodesto2020.brownpapertickets.com/. Tickets can be purchased in person by check or cash at the Brethren Church, 2301 Woodland Ave., 523-1438, and at Intrinsic Elements, 1214 J St., 409-8510.

 You can sponsor the John McCutcheon concert

 Please consider becoming a sponsor of the concert. You will receive tickets to the concert, your name in the program, and reserved seating. Five levels of sponsorship are available:

  • Autoharp — $50 One ticket
  • Guitar — $100 Two tickets
  • Banjo — $175 Four tickets
  • Piano — $300 Eight tickets
  • Hammer Dulcimer — $500 Sixteen tickets

To sponsor, contact Tim Smart 209-918-3332 or

Information: Ken Schroeder 209-480-4576.  John’s website is www.folkmusic.com