Date:   1/27/2012

John Gorka and Rose Cousins coming to Thrasher

John Gorka and Rose Cousins, two outstanding folk singer-songwriters, will be appearing at the historic Thrasher Opera House in beautiful downtown Green Lake on Friday, January 27 at 7:30 pm.


John Gorka is an honored icon of folk tradition. Energetic acoustic music that is not a trend, not a fad, but an expression of everyday life, is his trademark. John's rich baritone voice and unique songcraft weave a magical spell that can only be described as "Gorka." Rolling Stone magazine calls him "...the leading singer/songwriter of the New Folk movement."

Rose Cousins, a Canadian born singer-songwriter, is winner of the 2011 East Coast Music Awards' Female Artist & Songwriter of the Year and the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards' Contemporary Singer of the Year, has been steadily building a following in the United States by constantly making music and touring with colleague across the country.    

This program is supported in part by grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Special accommodations are provided by Heidel House Resort & Spa.

Tickets for this special evening of entertainment are only $18 and available at the Thrasher office, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake Bank (Green Lake); Pick Ní Save, Ripon Drug (Ripon); Twister (Princeton) or by calling (920) 294-4279, or online at  


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