Archive for September, 2014

HOF 2013 Dissected

Now that the annual Hall of Fame album has been uncaged, I wanted to share a few insights about how the Class of 2013 came together. First off, give yourselves a round of applause for the selections this year…well played. Many of you inquire about how much behind the scenes manipulating goes on after the votes are tallied, but rest easy knowing that with the exception of ignoring a few covers (they always poll well), …

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Brendan and Jake Announce 12th Annual Holiday Acoustic Show

Brendan and Jake are thrilled to announce their 12th Annual Holiday Acoustic Show at the Park West in Chicago on Friday December 12th. This year’s show will benefit The Mikey Fund, which supports research of neuropsychological disorders. We feel it fitting to honor Mike’s memory in this way, and hope you will join the Umphrey’s McGee family and the Mirro family for this special evening of great music, yuletide revelry, and holiday cheer. And just …

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Hall of Fame: Class of 2013

Of the people, by the people, for the people . . . You cast your ballots, we have counted the votes, and the Class of 2013 is in. The annual Hall of Fame series features the best of best of 2013 as determined by the UM faithful. We’ve taken your top picks and turned them into a two-set show that encapsulates the essence of live UM: raw, energetic, and inspired. Heavy on improvisation and stylistically …

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Three-Night New York Run with J. Redman to Start 2015

Umphrey’s McGee begins 2015 in style with a return to the legendary confines of the the Beacon Theatre on Friday and Saturday, January 16th and 17th. The following evening, Umphrey’s makes their debut at The Paramount in Huntington, New York. The one and only saxophone master Joshua Redman will join Umphrey’s for all of these three shows. Strap yourself in and help us rock New York for this three-night run. Pre-sale and special umVIP packages (details …

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