Parents Who Rock’s Bob Mellman will be opening a great family-friendly show featuring Trout Fishing in America at Outpost in the Burbs this Friday, April 26.
The show is set for 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church Street, Montclair. Doors will open at 7:30.
Tickets are $22 for adults, and $10 for children 12 and under.
PWRocker Mellman has written memorable children's songs about dinosaurs and head lice, as well as ballads and blues. He has composed and performed music heard on National Public Radio, commercials and the Dr. Demento show. As a solo performer on guitar and as the bass player in the popular local band, The Reticents, he's performed at the Concert for Haiti, Montclair First Night, Tierney's, Maplewoodstock and Hat City Kitchen. Mellman has also brought many renowned folk, bluegrass and klezmer musicians to perform in concert at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, for its popular Havdalah Café series.
Four-time Grammy nominees, Trout Fishing in America is the long-standing and yet seemingly unlikely musical partnership of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet. As individuals, they are about as different as one can imagine. Together, they blend seamlessly in a way that has captured the imagination (and hearts) of audiences of all ages for over three decades. Idlet on guitar and banjo stands six foot eight tall while Grimwood on bass stretches to just under five foot six, on a humid day. Idlet is more playful and extroverted while Grimwood is more serious and reserved. Each of them bring out the best in the other and the joy that comes from this musical interaction is contagious and impossible to deny. Check out troutmusic.com for more.