Trout Fishing in America is the songwriting collaboration of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet.  For 45 years, their vibrant, percussive sound and dynamic stage presence have cultivated a multi-generational fan base at performing arts centers, clubs, and music festivals all around the country. 

“Word spreads fast about Trout Fishing in America…Rare mix of musicianship, humor and inspiration…They’ve created a repertoire of original music that is a delightful mix of folk and rock highlighted by impeccable dual lead vocals and harmonies…” 

-Billboard Magazine 

“…solid story-telling lyrics and rich instrumentation…with tongue(s) firmly placed in cheek(s)…accessible and smart, Trout Fishing in America…just wants you to have fun and not take the whole thing too seriously”

-OffBeat Magazine 

“Those familiar with the acoustic duo Trout Fishing in America appreciate their uncanny ability to create a full-bodied ensemble sound”

-Guitar Player 

Trout Fishing in America

General Seating

Ticket Prices


Adult: $19.50

Youth: $9

Ball State University:

Students: $5

Staff: BOGO


 Artist Series Subscribers: $16.50

Pick 4+ Package: $16.50


Pruis Hall


March 10, 2023


7:30 p.m.

The members of Trout Fishing standing next to each other holding their instruments

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