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John Gorka returns to Astoria for radio benefit


January 3, 2019

One man on stage with a guitar can change the world. That's the way it is with world-renowned singer-songwriter John Gorka, who's been stopping audiences in their tracks with his magical take on contemporary folk music since the 1980s.

Join Coast Community Radio in welcoming Gorka to The Performing Arts Center in Astoria, January 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., for a memorable evening of music.

Gorka's iconic ballads on life, love and flying horses will touch your heart and soul, make you rethink your assumptions about how things are. His multifaceted songs are full of depth, beauty and emotion. Rolling Stone magazine called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement."

Gorka's new studio album, True in Time, is described as being deep and meaningful with Gorka's soulful voice, songwriting, and guitar work given center stage.

Coast Community Radio listeners often hear Gorka's music on KMUN Astoria 91.9 and KTCB Tillamook 89.5 FM.

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