Archive for January, 2017

Hall of Fame: Class of 2016 Voting Underway!

The HOF is back and voting commences earlier than ever while 2016 still lingers in your minds.  Remind me about the Hall of Fame album you say? It’s an Umphrey’s McGee “show” composed entirely of heavy hitters: a show culled from your favorite jams of 2016, seamlessly stitched together into a single, segue-laden record. We are once again asking you to weigh in on your favorite versions of your favorite songs, selecting from performances in …

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All Improv Set 1/27/17

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to announce that set two of the January 27th show in Portland, ME will be entirely improvised. Outside of UMBowl, this marks only the second time the band will fly without a net for an entire set. And like the first time, this show also features special guest Joshua Redman on saxophone. You can check out a sample of what unfolded that special night in Madison, WI below or listen to the entire …

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Backlit

Our fans rule. Need another example why?  Check out these canvases we’ve been gifted, a mixed media project created by UM fan Jessica Lugowski. Inspired by Jefferson Waful’s light show & the Storm Thorgerson classic “Back Catalogue” Pink Floyd poster. Now that’s our kind of mashup!  Body paint by Jessie Lu | Dann & Lindsey Wunderfurn, Wunderfurn Photography, shot the image in the Mayfair neighborhood of Chicago | Models: Audrey Lauck, Magdalena Petrovic, Dionna Williams, Alicia Post, …

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Atlanta Couch Tour

Umphrey’s returns to the fan favorite Tabernacle in Atlanta for three nights this upcoming weekend. Join us for HD live webcasts from the comfort of wherever you may find yourself. All purchases include instant replay and video on demand for 10 days following the show. Tune in for $12.99 per show, or purchase the bundle for $29.99. January 13th January 14th January 15th

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Additional 2017 Dates Announced

Look out! Umphrey’s McGee has a new batch of 2017 tour dates. We will return to one of our favorite venues in the Midwest, the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, for a triple-header starting March 30th through April 1st (no fooling).The Riverside is one of the most accommodating venues we have the honor of playing, and Milwaukee (Algonquin for “the good land”) has time and again proven to be a wonderful host city for UM fans. …

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Video: “Call To Arms” (Sturgill Simpson)

Turn off the TV, turn off the news…. Watch UM cover Sturgill Simpson‘s “Call To Arms” from a sold out Aragon Ballroom on 12/31/16. Download audio of the full show at umlive.net. 

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