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 at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St. 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.