News

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 Mike Mirro 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. Tickets …

Read More »

Hall of Fame: Class of 2013

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 …

Read More »

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

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 …

Read More »

Red Rocks Video Now Available for Purchase

Red Rocks Video Now Available for Purchase

UMerica, On The Rocks is now available for sale. Purchase Blu-ray or DVD, or download HD files here. ___ July 16, 2014 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 …

Read More »

Free Download of Covers Set from Wanee 2014

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, …

Read More »

the Floor

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), …

Read More »

Lockn’ Festival Ticket Giveaway

Lockn’ Festival Ticket Giveaway

We’ve got a pair of 4-day Lockn’ Music Festival passes to give away to one lucky Umphrey’s fan. Care to play? All you’ve got to do to enter is share your favorite in-studio video from Similar Skin across the social media platform of your choice….Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (15 sec version counts), Google+, Tumblr, or Myspace (use if you really don’t want to win). You must tag your post with both #SimilarSkin and #Lockn2014 hashtags to be eligible …

Read More »

Brendan Turns 38

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 …

Read More »