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..143 articles about
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John Gorka

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2016
Gorka Was hier
Article in Dutch National Dutch quality Newspaper NRC by Frits Abrahams, February 10, 2016

n “Don’t Let the Light Go Out” Folk legends Peter Yarrow & John Gorka LIVE!
New Jersey Stage, February 26, 2016

Hair dryers and five-letter words: John Gorka returns to Minstrel in Morris Township, July 22, 2016
MorristownGreen.com July 17, 2016

Article about the "Five Letter Word" Song
Made by the John Gorka videosite, August 2016

A Conversation with John Gorka
in the Huffington Post (Aug 5, 2016) about Before Beginning

Modern folk icon John Gorka takes the stage in Fort Collins
Rocky Mountain Collegian and Collegian.com (Colorado) October 24, 2016

MUSIC SCENE: John Gorka goes back to the beginning
The Patriot Ledger, Nov 4, 2016.

Folk Singer John Gorka’s Lost Tracks
Valley Advocate@Play, Nov 6, 2016 Written by Hunter Styles
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2015
Singer-songwriter John Gorka returns to Michigan, stays inspired amid national folk music resurgence
Article in Local Spins by John Sinkevics February 3, 2015

Folk musician John Gorka to play Caffe Lena
The Record, March 12, 2015

J John Gorka talks about return to Gardiner
Centralmaine.com Kennebec Journal Morning Sentinal, April 30, 2015


2014
Music as Refuge: the Life of John Gorka
Interview by Brian D'Ambrosio in the Huffington Post, January 4, 2014

John Gorka to perform at Red Dragon Listening Room on Jan. 14,
Short article/interview by Chelsea Brasted in the Times Picayune (Greater New Orleans) Jan 2014

bright side of down review
Something Else! by Nick DeRiso (March 11, 2014)

bright side of down review
De krant van Midden Drenthe (March 11, 2014)

bright side of down review
Elmore by Gene Knapp (March 17, 2014)

bright side of down review
Rootstime BE (Belgium music magazine) March 2014

bright side of down review
WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio

John Gorka Looks on the Bright Side
CMT Edge, March 2014

"Life Journey: A Conversation with John Gorka"
The Huffington Post by Mike Ragogna (March 31, 2014)

Singer-songwriter to bring ‘Bright Side of Down’ to Ann Arbor
Written by Vicki L. Kroll, Toledo Freepress, April 17th, 2014

John Gorka with Antje Duvekot CSPS Cedar Rapids, IA
review on website "Live Gig Shots" April 25, 2014

John Gorka – SubCulture (New York, NY)
Concert review in ElmoreMagazine.com by Dennis McDonough, May 24, 2014

John Gorka interview
Written by Maurice Hope in Americana UK, May 25, 2014.

 

A Conversation with John Gorka
in the Huffington Post (Aug 5, 2016) about Before Beginning

 

John Gorka to play Morristown
Written by Bill Nutt , Daily Record, June 6, 2014

John Gorka at the Steel City Coffeehouse, Phoenixville, PA May 17, 2014
A very good interview made by David Kleiner for Minor7th.com

bright side of down review
Minor7th.com made by David Kleiner, June 2014

John Gorka launches Folk Night at the Registry
Interview in "The Record.com" (Waterloo Region Record, Canada) Sept 25, 2014

bright side of down review
New Folk Sounds (digital Dutch magazine, October 2014)

 

2013
General Philosophy and 2012 Top Ten
homepage website
John Gorka, December 31, 2012

Durable folk singer John Gorka balances road and home life
Article Lancaster Online (January 18, 2013)

John Gorka and the Holiness of the Song
Interview in "No Depression" by Terry Roland (February 6, 2013)

Folk artist John Gorka will road test material at Kent Stage show
Article in The News-Herald in Northern Ohio

Gorka's need for expression lead him to folk music
Interview by Scott Iwasaki, The Park Record (May 14 2013)

Singer-songwriter John Gorka to play Bryn Mawr's Twilight Concert
Article/interview in Main Line Media News, June 21, 2013 )

An interview with John Gorka (by Sarah Hinawi)
The Purple Crayon Center website, June 21, 2013

John Gorka mines success with humor and heart
phillyburbs.com, June 28, 2013.

Interview with John Gorka:Tales from the Tavern: He Said She Said
made by
Ron Colone

Folk music: Whether you laugh or cry, John Gorka’s songs still resonate
Interview by Michael Granberry for Dallas Morning News, Dec 4, 2013

John Gorka live at "Meneer Frits", Eindhoven, Dec 16, 2013
Concert review in Belgium Magazine/website Rootstime.BE (Dec 2013)

 

2012
John Gorka kiest voor het verfijnde
Preview/ article in PZC by Marius Roeting. This is a daily newspaper in Zeeland Feb 20, 2012


John Gorka in Het Witte Paard
A review of the show in 'Het Witte Paard' in Rotterdam, the Netherlands Feb 25, 2012

John Gorka happy to stay out of the mainstream
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review by Bob Karlovits, Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Red Horse played Shea Center for Performing Arts (Wayne, NJ)
Review on PLANET CHOCKO ZINE, March 13, 2012

John Gorka interview
Morning Sentinel (in Maine) May 31, 2012

Art really matters
Moravian College Magazine (Spring 2012)

Welcome to folk singer John Gorka’s quirky world
Interview TucsonSentinel.com September 28, 2012

 

2011
John Gorka plays the Vilar in Beaver Creek on Saturday
Interview in Vail Daily... (January 6, 2011)

Playing Marine on St. Croix 'will be scary fun'
Interview in St Croix Valley Press.com (January 15, 2011)

"Dark" horse
Article in Oklahoma Gazette, Februari 9, -2011

Red Horse is an experiment in folk chemestry that worked
Pittsburgh tribune Review, Februari 23, 2011


Folk’s burning man: guitarist John Gorka
Interview by Glenn BurnSilvera from Daily News-Miner in Alaska (April 22, 2011)

Two acts, one night on the Holmes Theatre stage
Interview John Gorka and Dala in www.dl-online.com , April 27, 2011

John Gorka speaks of travel and songwriting
Interview John Gorka by PETER CROWLEY in ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE (May 9,2011)

John Gorka pays a visit to Perkins School for the Blind
Articlein The Boston Globe, July 29, 2011

Folk Singer John Gorka Visits Perkins
Article on the Perkins school website, July 29, 2011

Concert by Red Horse climaxes six days at Bethlehem Musikfest
Concert preview in THE NEW JERSEY HERALD, August 19, 2011

In Trios, Duos or solo, John Gorka has fun.
Article in Lexgo (www.kentucky.com)... (September 25, 2011)

Gorka's Red Horse takes flight at RACC folk weekend
Article / telephone interview in Reading Eagle (November 17, 2011)

Christmas Bells/John Gorka
Story behind this song on Classics Rock! blog (Dec 23, 2011)

 

 

2010
John Gorka gets intimate, funny and bloody at Stargazers
Review at the Gazette.... (January 29, 2010)

Gorka at peace playing for 'old' folks
Cincinnati.Com .....(Februari 19, 2010)

.So Dark You See review
Washington Post.... (February 26, 2010)

.English through Song: John Gorka
Acadia Center for English Immersion...... (March 17, 2010)

So Dark You See review
Gazette online.... (March 20, 2010)

For Gorka, ‘folk' is a wide-reaching umbrella: Singer playing
Blue Moon Coffeehouse
Herald-Review.com .... (March 25, 2010)

MUSIC PREVIEW: Folk singer feeling right at home
The Patriot Ledger (April 1, 2010)

So dark you see: The music of John Gorka
Curator (April 2, 2010)

Discovering Folk Music
Book written by Stephanie P. Ledgin..... (April 2010)

..The Facebook interview with Roch and John Gorka
Online interview and chat with Roch Parisien from Galaxy Radio ( April 21, 2010)

Interview Etcetera (Quick Q and A with John Gorka)
Me&Thee Coffeehouse interview by Kathy S-B · 8 May 2010

John Gorka begin september voor vier optredens naar Nederland
Preview at Altcountry forum.nl (John Gorka 2010 tour (july 30, 2010)

John Gorka …cutting a path through the darkness
Article about John Gorka in Acoustic live (Listings Guide), July 2010

Interview Red Horse "Three Singer-Songwriters United In Harmony"
NPR August 1, 2010 (you can read/listen the interview)

"Red Horse" CD review

de Volkskrant (Sept 2, 2010)

The meeting with John Gorka in Sarzana
Fanzine fingerpicking.net by Lauro Luppi (September 23, 2010)

blu-ray-review "Gypsy life"
review in Audiophile Audition (september 2010)


Mr Gorka discovered an unknown land
Interview in the Lithuanian Gazette (October 22, 2010)
Plus a lot of information about this tour in Eastern Europe

Red Horse Makes Music And Comedy, Too, At Landmark
Red Horse concert review in "Landmark on Main Street", New York on Dec. 4, 2010 (Port Washington Patch Dec 8, 2010)

Gorka covets attentive audiences like those at Anchor Coffee House
Interview by Michael Swanger in Cityview Magazine (Dec. 9, 2010)

 

 

 

2009
John Gorka interview
Article published in Kennebec Journal on january 22,2009 by Lucky Clark

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Single Song
Ode aan een liedje, January 29, 2009 by Johan Doove

The simple philosophy of John Gorka
The Northern Express , May 4, 2009

John Gorka live in Ireland
Review on Bronte music club site, May 29, 2009

John Gorka Songwriter in de schaduw
Interview in Dutch Music Magazine "Gitarist", September 2009

The first (dutch) review CD "so dark you see"
altcountryforum site..... (October 22, 2009)

So Dark You See review
"Citypages" site .....(November 11, 2009)

So Dark You See review
"Acoustic Guitar".... (November 13, 2009)

Balladeer John Gorka to play Poor David's Pub in Dallas
The Dallas Morning News, December 3, 2009

So Dark You See review
"Oor".... (December 9, 2009)

'EVERY SONG IS AN ACT OF HOPE'
Pasadena weekly, december 10, 2009

So Dark You See review
"Popmatters".... (December 11, 2009)

So Dark You See review
alt country.nl.....(December 24, 2009)

 

2008

The Gypsy Life: AIX Collector's Edition
A DVD review written for the Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange

Dig deep and you'll find wit in Gorka's songs
Daily Gazette, January 12 2008


Leading a Gypsy L
ife
Washington Post, January 25, 2008

2007 a top-notch year for Gorka: Musician performing at Arts Center looks back on moments of success Carroll County Times, Feb 1, 2008

John Gorka, "The Gypsy Life" (AIX) 3 stars
DVD review Mass-live-com feb10 2008

John Gorka appears at Owens, onstage and in a workshop

Article published Thursday, February 14, 2008

Cover Lay Down
, written by Boyhowdy, march 23, 2008
a very good blog about John Gorka covers

AIX Records gets Multichannel Excellence Award
Article in Stereophile, may 28, 2008

DVD "the Gypsy Life"
review in Audiophile Audition - Jul 15, 2008

"Love is our cross to bear" A concert review in NRC Handelsblad (this is a Dutch national newspaper) october 27, 2008 (scroll down and you can also read the english translation)

He’s From Jersey Singer-songwriter defends low self-esteem Packet online for Central Jersey,

November 2008

 

 

2007

John Gorka's story: Woody, Cisco and Me
Article written by John Gorka (!) for No Depression, December 2007


Guitarist Gorka Works His Magic
A
review made by Thomas Kintner for the Courant (Hartfort Courant).
Feb. 3, 2007

Gifted Gorka mixes songs about war, vulnerability

Concert review from Canada, The Record, Apr 28, 2007


John Gorka at Falcon Ridge 2007

by John McLaughlin A Production of The Folk Life


John Gorka, The Gypsy Life...
A DVD-review on the "Press-Network" site, sept. 2007

John Gorka keeps coffeehouses filled to the brim
By Michael Granberry, November 30, 2007


John Gorka mingles laughs, lyrics

Concert review by Michael Granberry, December 3, 2007


John Gorka headlines Folk Music Festival
Interview with John Gorka. October 10, 2007


Top 10 favorites 2007 Cameo Critic, John Gorka
Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 29, 2007

DVD review in Playback Magazin issue no 3
December 2007

 


2006
What a Way to Make a Living

An interview with John Gorka Jan. 10, 2006


Folk musicians hope to make connection in Monroe
Interview with John and David Tamulevich 3/2006


Gorka brings world of folk music to town
Interview june 1, 2006


Just me and my guitar
Interview in Toronto Star June 1, 2006


John Gorka interview
An interview with John Gorka on the "Popcorn Youth" site, October 2006

Gorka finds message of hope while 'Writing in the Margins'
interview
East Bay Daily News, nov 1, 2006

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine takes a snapshot look at local folk singer John Gorka.
November 2006


A walk with Gorka
CD review writing in the margins in FolkWax, December 2006


John Gorka embraces with wit and ballads
Concert review, The Dallas Morning News, December 3, 2006

2005
John Gorka live at the Berkshire museum Pitsfield
march 2, 2005. Concert review (FolkWax)

2004
John Gorka Pleases in Piermont
A review made by Vinny Cohan, January 18, 2004


Working for a song

John Gorka interview 2004

2003
FolkWax Sittin' In With John Gorka

John Gorka interview 3/2003


Old Futures Gone
CD review
in FolkWax october 2003

2001
John Gorka Returns To His Indie Roots
By Jim Bessman, Tuesday, March 6 2001


John Gorka interview

John Gorka interview
Pure Music 2/2001

He saw the light
by Aaron Howard , Apr 12, 2001


Musician find a home in the world of folk

8/2001


What they play
Equipment picks John Gorka (Acoustic Guitar) september 2001


Mr Dad's adventure

John Gorka interview
October 31, 2001

2000
A folk artist and a family man
New York Times, June 2000

1999
An interview with John Gorka
from Bodles Opera House on Sept 17th 1999

Do You Understand His Joy ?

(interview) Willamette Week April 7, 1999

1998
John Gorka interview by Kate Rice

Originally published in The Excuse 5, 1998

1996
The Three worlds of John Gorka
by Paul Freeman, South Coast Today, 1996

1997
A visit with JOHN GORKA

An interview with Otto Bost of WDIY-FM, dec 1997


John Gorka: just a little attention is enough

by Seth Rogovoy, Feb. 28, 1997


1995
IN PERSON; Telling Stories, Going Farther
By J. PEDER ZANE Published in New York Times July 9, 1995

1992
The dark optimist

by Anil Prasad Interview date: January 19, 1992

John Gorka heads down a more optimistic road
Billboard October 17 1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


John Gorka Looks on the Bright Side , CMT Edge, March 2014

 

John Gorka and the Holiness of the Song (Feb. 2013)




General Philosophy and 2012 Top Ten






Story behind this song on Classics Rock! blog (Dec 23, 2011)

 

 

 

Interview Red Horse "Three Singer-Songwriters United In Harmony" (August 1, 2010)

 

 


English through Song: John Gorka ... (March 17, 2010)




.....a lot of "so dark you see" reviews in 2009 and 2010....


 



Interview with John Gorka. may 4, 2009

 

 

 

 


Interview with John Gorka. October 10, 2007

 


John Gorka's Top favorites 2007 with a lot of hyperlinks




A good interview with John Gorka in october 2006





Mpls. St.Paul Magazine takes a snapshot, nov 2006

 




Interview with John Gorka on sept 17 1999

 



The oldest interview on this page is from 1992

 

 

 

 



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