Archive for December, 2016

New Year’s Eve 2016 Couch Tour

This week, Umphrey’s McGee returns to Chicago for three-nights to ring in the New Year. We will be live streaming each performance, beginning Thursday the 29th at the Riviera Theatre thru Friday and Saturday the 30th and 31st at the Aragon Ballroom. Tickets are sold out for 12.29 and 12.31 so couch tour is your best bet to get in on the action and experience the excitement of an Umphrey’s McGee NYE run. (You can …

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Merry Christmas

“L.A. Santa” from Brendan & Jake’s holiday show is now on Spotify. Merry Christmas! Brendan Bayliss – Bass Jake Cinninger – Guitar Joel Cummins – Piano Andy Farag – Drum Kit Mike Racky – Pedal Steel Shane Hendricksen – Recording & Mixing John Engelman – Design Tara Gracer – Photography

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Vote UM! VR Awards 2017

VRumph is now open for voting! A few month’s back we released a version of “Puppet String,” and that video has been nominated for a VR Fest 2017 award.  We could really use your help, what say you?   Follow this link and VOTE for Umphrey’s McGee: Puppet String 360° VR. Just use your name, email and click #16 under category 2: BEST LIVE ACTION MUSIC VIDEO. You don’t have to vote in any other categories, …

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National Anthem > Chicago Bulls > 12/28

We’re kicking our Chicago NYE week off by singing the National Anthem at the Chicago Bulls vs. Brooklyn Nets game on Wednesday, 12/28. \mm/

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“L.A. SANTA” | New track from the Annual Holiday Show

Over the years, one of my favorite Christmas traditions has become Brendan & Jake’s acoustic holiday show. From my early days of mixing & recording these gigs, it’s a good annual reminder of how grateful I am to be surrounded by warm friends & family, both immediate and the extended UM clan. Saturday at Park West was no different as Brendan & Jake (with a little help from Farag on Drums, Cummins on Keys, & Mike …

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Red Rocks 2017 Three-Night Run Announced

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Colorado next Summer, June 30 thru July 2, 2017, for the band’s first ever three-night run at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Joined by a diverse group of special guests, including Stick Figure on the 30th, Snarky Puppy and Bokanté on the First, and Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers on the Second, the weekend-long Independence Day celebration stands to be the largest trio of headlining Umphrey’s McGee shows to date. Join …

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UMBowl Off Season

​While determining plans for UM shows next year, many of you have inquired about UMBowl. We have decided to take the year off from UMBowl in 2017. We’ll continue to focus on more multi-night events across the country as well a new original studio album. Rest easy knowing that we’re not hanging up our cleats permanently, UMBowl will be back.   

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RIP Greg Lake

Thanks for helping blaze the trail. Our tip of the cap to the late Greg Lake, King Crimson and co-founder of Emerson, Lake & Palmer.  “From The Beginning” recorded live on March 11th at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA. 

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