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Free Download of Covers Set from Wanee 2014

Umphrey’s performed a rare set of covers at the Wanee Music Festival including tracks by Led Zeppelin, Steely Dan, The Police, Pink Floyd, Van Halen, The Beatles and more. In addition, UM was joined by smattering of special guests including John Popper, Warren Haynes, and more. Please click below for your free download of this set. ​ Setlist of the evening’s proceedings: 04.12.2014 “Wanee Music Festival” Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL, …

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Celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th Show With Two Nights in Madison

Celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th Show With Two Nights in Madison

Umphrey’s McGee will wrap up the 2014 fall tour of the Midwest with a return to the Orpheum Theater in Madison, Wisconsin for a two-night stand, Friday November 7th, with special guests Dopapod, and Saturday November 8th, with special guests The Revivalists. The second of these two shows will celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th show, another milestone for team Umphrey’s that gives us even more reason to celebrate. To make the most of this special occasion, we …

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“No Diablo” Video Released

“No Diablo” Video Released

“No Diablo,” the latest studio video from Similar Skin, has arrived. Enjoy!

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Announcing the UMLive App

Announcing the UMLive App

It is with great pleasure today that we launch our long awaited UMLive app for iOS, the mobile companion to our streaming desktop service umlive.net. Access to cloud based streaming of over 1,000 UM shows is now available on the go. With every new show added immediately following the performance, there is simply no better way to stay up to date (and up to your ears) with all things Umphrey’s. Ten dollars a month or $99/year …

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Brendan Turns 38

As some of you may have seen, Joel pulled a fast one on me for my birthday, insinuating that I was actually older than the old man himself. Well, there’s a little more to the story that Joel has conveniently left out. We were kicked out of the Cubs game after being falsely accused of throwing peanuts at another cubs fan (Joel is allergic to peanuts, and I don’t believe in wasting food). At that …

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Brendan Turns 40

Brendan Turns 40

For years, many of you have seen me laugh along at Brendan’s “old” jokes at my expense.  Whether it’s between songs, changing lyrics of songs or just a knowing look during the Who’s Baba O’Riley (“Let’s get together, before we get much older”), Brendan has always seemed to have the perfect old joke in his back pocket. Finally, last night I was able to turn the tables on him with the help of our good …

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Album Art Design: A Behind-The-Scenes Peek With Dashing Rogue Kyle Baker

Album Art Design: A Behind-The-Scenes Peek With Dashing Rogue Kyle Baker

Hello again. Kyle Baker here, on assignment for Kevin Browning, Directing Caresser of Management Business Creativity Development at Umphrey’s MaGoo Inc, who asked me a rather long time ago to write up an article on the album art for Similar Skin, which I designed earlier this year under his art direction and with the help of my pal Chris, aka Monaghan Photography. My first three years out of college I worked as a graphic and web designer in-house for a small company. It is noteworthy that …

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