John Gorka

with special guest Amilia K Spicer

Rules of art were made to be shattered. When broken by accident, that’s gaucheness. When broken on purpose, well, that’s style. John Gorka’s technique breaks free from the rules of modern music.

TICKETS:*Sea Level Oyster Bar
$25.00 In Advance
$30.00 Day Of Show

*Firehouse Members receive 10% off ticket price

With a tangle of songs that emotionally connect us all and leave a tender trace, John Gorka stimulates the cerebrum, keeps our smiles agile and fit and reconnects us with what really matters most in music: honesty. His atmosphere allows for the listener to feel his individualized attention, his lyrical tenderness, his care for the guitar and his true presence.

“John Gorka’s music has always been focused on the songwriting, the live performance and the audience,” says David Tamulevich, Gorka’s manager and friend for more than 30 years. “There is no hype or hyperbole to John Gorka, and he is true to himself, his art and his audience. As a person, he is solid, humble and grateful. As a performer, he has a place in the heart of his audience.” 

Bright & Lyon

About special guest Amilia K SpicerAmilia K Spicer
It may be her haunting, husky voice that first grabs a listener, the way it glides over melodies like smoke, but it’s the songwriting that Spicer really wants you to hear. It fuses together the different places she calls home. Raised in rural Pennyslvania, currently residing in California, spending half the year in Austin, the topography covers languid farm landscapes, red dirt Americana, and an occasional turn down a dark alley with flickering neon. To learn more, visit:



Back to Show List

Become a Member

Firehouse Membership has its benefits!

Join Today!

Invest in Our House

Firehouse Capital Campaign for building improvements

Learn More!

Got Spare Time?

More than 150 community members of all ages help the Firehouse!


Purchase Tickets

Featured Sponsors

Institution for Savings Sea Level Oyster Bar Kelly's True Value/Taylor Rental Essex Street Inn Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank