John Gorka’s eclectic songwriting showcases his trademark wordplay and phrases as he folds stories into poetry and song. Formerly a Windham Hill recording artist, his 2014 album, “Bright Side of Down,” is on the Red House label. Songwriter Antje Duvekot will open the show.

John Gorka’s eclectic songwriting showcases his trademark wordplay and phrases as he folds stories into poetry and song. Formerly a Windham Hill recording artist, his 2014 album, “Bright Side of Down,” is on the Red House label. Songwriter Antje Duvekot will open the show.

The concert is at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Tickets cost $20 in advance and can be purchased at Music Coop, online at www.stclairevents.com or by calling 541-535-3562. Tickets will cost $22 at the door; $10 for ages 12 through 17. Kids 11 and younger get in free.