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Make Yourself Heard: Vote for Hall of Fame ’14

Imagine an Umphrey’s McGee show comprised solely of heavy hitters: a “show” culled from your favorite jams of 2014, seamlessly stitched together into a single segue-laden event. Our Hall of Fame series is just that and it is back for its 5th year. We are once again asking you to weigh in on your favorite versions of your favorite songs, selecting from our performances in 2014. Think back to the best piece of improv that …

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Stream UMBowl VI from Las Vegas

Stream UMBowl VI from Las Vegas

Umphrey’s McGee and TourGigs are serving up a stream of UMBowl VI live from the Las Vegas Brooklyn Bowl on May 1st. UMBowl is an event like no other. This special four-quarter event (read: four sets) will be streamed in its entirety, pushing the envelope for the longest UM show we have ever streamed. UMBowl is an entirely unique concept focused around fan participation and real time voting* that ensures that an evening full of …

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Godboner Meets Gene Ween at Summer Camp

Godboner Meets Gene Ween at Summer Camp

Umphrey’s McGee dons their alter ego GODBONER for a rare and special set of music Friday night at Summer Camp Music Festival. Combining forces for the first time, Gene Ween will join the boys for a set of Ween classics and choice covers, performing as GODBONER MEETS GENE WEEN. This rare set of music will fall during one of three sets performed by Umphrey’s McGee on Friday Night.

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Additional Late Summer 2015 Dates Announced

Additional Late Summer 2015 Dates Announced

Tickets will be available pre-sale through Umphrey’s Ticketing starting Tuesday, April 21, at 11:00 am ET; general on-sale begins Saturday, April 25, at 11:00 am ET.

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2015 Dominican Holidaze Announced

2015 Dominican Holidaze Announced

http://www.dominicanholidaze.com We are psyched to once again be a part of this year’s Dominican Holidaze! Join us December 3 thru 7 at Breathless Resort & Spa Punta Cana for another tropical music adventure where we will be playing three shows right on the beach. Also joining us this year are The Disco Biscuits and STS9, plus special guests Lettuce, Papadosio, Break Science, and more. Room packages go on sale next week and include all food, …

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“Glory” Video Premiere on DiffusorFM

VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch “Glory” from The London Session at Diffuser. “Even as a pure instrumental tune, there is a staggering and dynamic spirit that grows throughout the four-minute performance.” “We based the track entirely on feel, with no preset determination of how long it should be,” Cinninger explains. “Instead of using the energy of the crowd, we used the energy of the room as our guide. No two takes were the same; add the piano intro and a …

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A Recap: Jake Cinninger and US Air Force Heritage of America Band “The Blue Aces”

A Recap: Jake Cinninger and US Air Force Heritage of America Band “The Blue Aces”

On January 18th, we were contacted by SSgt Aaron Weibe of the United States Airforce regarding their interest in having Jake come to Langley Air Force base in Norfolk, Virginia to do a clinic for and perform with the Blue Aces, a full time rock band for the US Air Force. When presented with this unique opportunity, Jake jumped at the chance, and the Umphrey’s military rock band plan was hatched. After a series of …

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Sonos Studio

Sonos Studio

We stopped by the Sonos Studio in LA before Friday’s show to talk all things The London Session. The listening session / Q&A was filled with a mix of informative banter and general absurdity. Here are a few shots from the event for your perusal, check back for video of the Q&A soon. Thanks to Sonos for having us, Golden Road for the libations, TourGigs for filming and all the UM fans who came out to chat. Ryan checks out the …

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