John Gorka – Better Times Will Come (by Janis Ian)
Revival of On a Winter’s Night and Redhorse
Dear People, I'm sorry it has been so long since I connected with you! Lots going on. I'm sure that it's the same with you. In any case, here's some news: Last November marked the revival of On a Winter’s Night, a group tour that was started in 1990 by Christine...
Greetings at the end of Summer
Dear Friends,It has been very green here in Minnesota this summer. We still have a vernal pool that is usually gone by the middle of July, so I guess it is a full fledged pond now. I’ve been covering a lot of ground in recent months, with shows in Washington State and...
Tales from the Tavern
Since 2003, Tales from the Tavern has presented more than 330 concerts by more than 200 artists. They’ve filmed and recorded every performance along with an interview with each artist for archival purposes. Now you can experience two of John's appearances, one...
New CD – "True in Time" Available Now!
If you haven’t heard, I thought I’d let you know that I have a new record out, called “True in Time.” Released on January 19, it’s my 14th record, and my first project with the Compass Records Group, which acquired Red House Records this past November. I hope you’ll...
I've played in 26 states so far this year with miles to go before I sleep. My next few shows are in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The show in Wilmington, DE has special guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams who are fellow Red House recording artists. You...
5 Letter Word
This a post from last September. I decided to keep it up a little bit longer. The song is called 5 Letter Word. It is a free download. Click here to download 5 Letter Word
Newest Oldest JG Recording Now Available
This is the cover of my newest/oldest recording entitled "Before Beginning - The Unreleased I Know, Nashville, 1985" on Red House Records. It was recorded & mixed in 5 days in Nashville in November of 1985 and was produced by Jim Rooney. With a new mix by Rob...
Pierogi Recipe is Back!
John Gorka’s Family Pierogi Recipe Pierogi or pierogies are filled dumplings which come from Eastern Europe. This recipe comes from my father’s side of the family, which is the Polish side. His parents were both born in Poland. The pierogi we are making here feature...
A Hello in August
The people who inspire me are the ones who have done more with less, and have gone farther, with more in their way -- John G.
"Bright Side of Down"
"Wry, slice-of-life observations reminiscent of Lyle Lovett and John Prine.” — Associated Press Red House Records is proud to announce the March 4, 2014 release of the new studio album by John Gorka, Bright Side of Down. The first release in over four years from the...
Songbook Available for Download!
Click on the book cover for more information on how to get this long out-of-print collection.
General Philosphy & 2012 Top Ten
General Philosophy: High Standards, Low Overhead and Realistic Expectations Top Ten for 2012 (in no particular order) 1. World did not end on December 21. 2. Safe landing of Mars rover "Curiosity". 3. Returned to Lithuania for the Tai-Asch Festival's 10th anniversary....
Hello, here is the cover of the Red Horse project. The painting is by Tom Russell.
On wall in New Hope, PA Club
It'll cost nothing to dream and everything not to
So Dark You See
This is the cover!