Native American Music Award winner, Randy McGinnis is a passionate advocate of Native American flute music. Randy is of Cherokee descent. He grew up in Southern Ohio where he learned the values, traditions and language of his native culture. His ancestors left North Carolina prior to the Trail of Tears and settled in Kentucky before eventually moving into Southern Ohio. The songs he plays on his Native American flute are from the old songs he grew up listening to as a small boy. Randy’s style of playing has been described as “playing from the heart.”
When Randy shares his art, it not only includes incredibly beautiful music, but he brings a rich history of his Cherokee people to his performances. He includes the beautiful Cherokee language in his performances, often wearing his traditional regalia on stage. He is committed to doing his part to keep the Cherokee language and culture alive and has assisted in teaching it to many people.
Current CD’s by Randy include: “Ancient Voices of the Smoky Mountains,” “Walking with the Spirits,” “The Water Place,” and “Smokey Mountain Dreams.” The “Walking with the Spirits” album, which featured Knoxville Symphony Orchestra violinist, Lucy Carlson, won a 2010 Native American Music Award (NAMA) for Best Compilation Album. “The Water Place” album was submitted in 2011 for a Grammy nomination. Over the years, he has been nominated numerous times for various NAMA awards. In 2015 he was nominated for the NAMA Male Artist of the Year.
You may also listen to his channel on Spotify and YouTube. Join us for an evening of amazing music that will feed your soul.
For more information and to hear tracks from his five CD’s go to: www.RandyMcGinnis.com
Tickets $25 in advance
$35 at the door
To Purchase Tickets Online: https://www.eventbrite.com
Mail a check for $25 / ticket to: Randy McGinnis, 1352 Oregon Street, Redding, CA 96001 or call 530-524-4491 for information