KMUN Benefit featuring JOHN GORKA LIVE May 12

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KMUN Benefit featuring JOHN GORKA

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00pm

Charlene Larsen Center for the Performing Arts (the PAC)

588 16th St (16 & Franklin) in Astoria OR

Tickets at or 503-338-9132

Mask and proof of vaccination are required.

Please join us for a very special performance at the Larsen Center – Astoria PAC with the marvelous JOHN GORKA May 12th. Come spend an evening with “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement” (Rolling Stone); known for his stunning and emotional baritone, dry wit, and introspective lyrics. The intimate setting assures a delightful, engaging and interactive evening!

Gorka’s last Astoria show sold out – so get your tickets today.

This concert is a fundraiser for our community radio station – KMUN.

The modern renaissance of folk music began when John Gorka won the Kerrville Folk Festival’s New Folk award in 1984, and it grew to maturity when he released his debut album “I Know” three years later.

Here was a singer-songwriter with a striking baritone voice that made you feel like you’d been hearing it all your life, with the songwriting chops to take on and see into nearly every type of song—from personal pieces about love and sadness, to bemused observations about daily life, political thinking-aloud, and sheer unmitigated whimsy.

Nearly four decades later, John still calls himself an aspiring folksinger, and his music has just kept getting deeper and better over his more than 15 critically acclaimed albums. John isn’t on the road as much as he used to be, so don’t miss this chance to catch a folk classic. You’ll leave the theater smiling.