Iconic folk singer-songwriter John Gorka will perform at the Dogwood Center on Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. The guitarist and songwriter’s wit and honesty has made him one of the most respected, beloved songwriters currently carrying on the folk tradition.
The award-winning, Minnesota-based folk singer tells real stories about real people. Rolling Stone magazine called him “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.”
After 14 critically acclaimed albums, countless national and international tours, and collaborations, Gorka released his album "True in Time" in 2018, a 12 song collection he put together with long time producer, Rob Genadek.
Many well-known artists have recorded or performed John Gorka songs, including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black and Maura O’Connell. John has graced the stage of Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, eTown Hall and has appeared on CNN. His song “Where No Monuments Stand” is featured in the upcoming documentary Every War Has Two Losers, about activist Poet Laureate William Stafford.
Tickets are $22.50 for this Black Box performance and are available through the Dogwood Center Box Office, NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont, or on-line at www.dogwoodcenter.com. For information, phone 231.924.8885. The Dogwood Center is located one mile east of downtown Fremont.
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