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“We’d Pluck Us” – Similar Skin Transcriptions

We’d Pluck Us, featuring the guitar tablature of all 11 tracks on Similar Skin, plus three additional bass tabs, is now available digitially. We invite you to delve deep into all the new material — pick up the entire album at a discount, or go à la carte. Keep your eyes peeled for a hard copy version later this year. http://merch.umphreys.com/Product.aspx?cp=402_23371&pc=UYDD40 Note: Transcription files are meant to be printed on concert paper, which measures 9×12 …

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Fall 2014 Tour Dates Announced

Fall 2014 Tour Dates Announced

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to announce fall tour dates that bring us back through the Midwest and East Coast, with a couple stops in the ol’ Mitten and some first time venue visits as well. Dopapod will join us for a handful of dates on this tour. Pre-sale via umTicketing begins Wednesday July 30 at 10:00 am CT; public on-sale begins Friday August 1st at 10:00 am local time. Also, don’t miss out on the …

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Headphones & Snowcones to Be Offered For Summer 2014 Shows

Headphones & Snowcones to Be Offered For Summer 2014 Shows

Headphones & Snowcones upgrades will be offered at the following Summer 2014 shows: July 24th: Simon Estes Amphitheater, Des Moines, IA July 25th: Ravinia, Highland Park, IL July 26th: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN July 27th: Mountain Stage at the Culture Center Theater, Charleston, WV July 31st: The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC August 1st: Ram’s Head Live, Baltimore, MD August 3rd: Saranac Brewery, Utica, NY August 7th: Maritime Festival, Burlington, VT August …

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Red Rocks Video Now Available for Pre-Order

Red Rocks Video Now Available for Pre-Order

UMerica, On The Rocks is now available for pre-order. HD video footage from our sold out July 5th Red Rocks concert is currently being cut, mastered, and fine-tuned for your viewing pleasure. UMerica, On The Rocks features the entirety of both scorching sets from that evening’s performance, backstage footage from deep inside the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, plus bonus tracks from Boulder Theater’s Independence Day rager. Pre-order your copy of the DVD or Blu-ray today, and …

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Halloween Announced – Two-Nights in Boston

Halloween Announced – Two-Nights in Boston

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to announce the seventh annual Monster Mash Halloween Bash in historic Boston, Massachusetts at the House of Blues, on Friday October 31st with special guests Dopapod and on Saturday November 1st (nopener). We continue our tradition of mixing live band mash-ups into the Umphrey’s rock-show to create a Halloween experience like none other. This year we will introduce a unique umVIP experience that is guaranteed to make your trip to Beantown …

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Higgins Jam Saves The Day

Posted by UM fan Max Young this morning on Facebook….classic police encounter. Cop: “Do you have any idea how fast you were going son?”Me: “Sorry officer…I have no clue.”Cop: “Quite a bit faster than the speed limit. Any reason why you’re going so fast this early in the morning?”Me: “Well, do you want the truth?”Cop: “Ideally.”Me: “I was listening to a song that got really intense and I didn’t realize my foot was getting as …

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Similar Skin: Relix Track by Track

Similar Skin: Relix Track by Track

A digital version can be found here: http://www.relix.com/articles/detail/track_by_track_umphreys_mcgee_similar_skin Brendan sat down with Relix Editor-in-Chief Dean Budnick to talk through Similar Skin, track by track. For a discounted subscription for UM fans, click here. For the record, it’s We’d Fuck Us. ;)    

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New Similar Skin Preview

New Similar Skin Preview

New album preview video featuring snippets “Cut the Cable,” “No Diablo,” “Puppet String,” and “Little Gift” alongside band interviews. Pre-order now for access to outtakes, b-roll footage, demos & more.

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