'Trout Fishing in America' ushers in Father's Day
Come celebrate Father’s Day this year with the award-winning duo, Trout Fishing in America, performing at Thrasher Opera House on
Can it really be 25 years? Though they play with the passion of kids half their age, Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet’s longtime friendship and musical partnership predates the internet boom, the compact disc and even the Carter presidency. Known collectively as Trout Fishing in America, Grimwood and Idlet continue to win new fans with original songs that illustrate their unique way of looking at the world. Their well crafted sound is anchored in Idlet’s melodic guitar, Grimwood’s upright bass, and their exceptional vocal power. At 6’9” Ezra Idlet physically towers above his partner Keith Grimwood, 5’ 51/2”. Closer observation of these two talented performers reveals a type of synergy that few artists achieve in a lifetime. The size difference may be what initially catches the eye, but the distinctive songs, superb musicianship, intelligence, humor, charm, and performance skill is what has built their loyal and diverse fan base.
Fate brought Grimwood and Idlet together when both were living in
In 1990, they recorded Truth is Stranger than Fishin’ for their own label, Trout Records. The duo still releases their CD’s (a total of 10 including; Closer to the Truth, 1999, and their 2001 Grammy nominated children’s release; inFINity) on Trout Records and have earned multiple national awards. Trout Fishing in
Tickets for the concert are $20 and be purchased at the Thrasher Opera House office, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake State Bank, Bloch’s Farm, Ripon Drug, and Bull Moose Mercantile or ON-LINE at www.thrasheroperahouse.com. For more information call 920-294-4279 or 888-441-0140.