Circle of Friends Coffeehouse

262 Chestnut St

Franklin, MA
  02038
Phone: 508 528 2541


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John Gorka
March 2nd, $25

with special guests
Mustard's Retreat
John Gorka
John Gorka
John Gorka returns to the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 2nd at 8:00PM. Called “the pre-eminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk movement” by Rolling Stone, he possesses a commandingly beautiful baritone voice. His articulate guitar playing compliments his superb lyrics on songs that are romantic, cosmic, poetic, haunting in their imagery or hilarious. John is always very popular so it is best to order your tickets right away.
 
"Gorka is widely heralded for the sophisticated intelligence and provocative originality of his songs." -The Boston Globe
 
Mustard's Retreat Folk duo Mustard's Retreat from Michigan opens the show. Their performance presents an eclectic blend of music, old and new, with a big dash of storytelling.
Mustard's Retreat "represents everything that is best about folk music... extraordinary songs, attention to details. Their music comes from our common roots and traditions, pays tribute to those roots and expands on them. It is music for real people about real things- life, love, sex and death- the big stuff.. ,and the songs have entered the lexicon of “anonymous” folk songs and are being passed from hand to hand- which is the ultimate tribute to a songwriter."
-Garnet Rogers
 
The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse is a non-profit organization affiliated with Franklin's First Universalist Society. Concerts are presented in a smoke free and alcohol free environment at the Society's handicapped accessible Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St. in Franklin, and begin at 8:00 PM; doors open at 7:30 PM. Beverages and gourmet desserts will be available. Admission is $25. Please call (508)528-2541 or visit http://www.circlefolk.org/ to purchase tickets or for more information.

UPCOMING SHOWS
  Sat Jan 10 2015, 08:00 PM
Brother Sun
Tickets: $20
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PLAY Sat Jan 24 2015, 08:00 PM
Peter Yarrow, Mustard's Retreat
Tickets: $35
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PLAY Sat Feb 07 2015, 08:00 PM
Tracy Grammer, Dear Prudence
Tickets: $20
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PLAY Sat Feb 28 2015, 08:00 PM
Mark Erelli, Surly Temple
Tickets: $20
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PLAY Sat Mar 21 2015, 08:00 PM
Jonathan Edwards Music, Connor Garvey
Tickets: $30
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PLAY Sat Apr 11 2015, 08:00 PM
Cheryl Wheeler
Tickets: $30
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PLAY Sat Apr 25 2015, 08:00 PM
Deborah Henson-Conant
Tickets: $25
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PLAY Sat May 09 2015, 08:00 PM
Rebecca Loebe, Jesse Terry
Tickets: $20
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