Robyn Hitchcock at Outpost in the Burbs
Sponsored by Outpost in the Burbs. 40 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042. 8:00 p.m. Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in ‘Storefront Hitchcock’ an in concert film recorded in New York and directed by Jonathan Demme. Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as ‘paintings you can listen to’. His most recent album is self-titled and marks his 21st release as a solo artist. For more info: www.outpostintheburbs.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 973-744-6560. $30 advance/$35 door.