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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th Show With Two Nights in Madison

Celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th Show With Two Nights in Madison

Umphrey’s McGee will wrap up the 2014 fall tour of the Midwest with a return to the Orpheum Theater in Madison, Wisconsin for a two-night stand, Friday November 7th, with special guests Dopapod, and Saturday November 8th, with special guests The Revivalists. The second of these two shows will celebrate Umphrey’s 2,000th show, another milestone for team Umphrey’s that gives us even more reason to celebrate. To make the most of this special occasion, we …

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the Floor

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 …

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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 …

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Brendan Turns 40

Brendan Turns 40

For years, many of you have seen me laugh along at Brendan’s “old” jokes at my expense.  Whether it’s between songs, changing lyrics of songs or just a knowing look during the Who’s Baba O’Riley (“Let’s get together, before we get much older”), Brendan has always seemed to have the perfect old joke in his back pocket. Finally, last night I was able to turn the tables on him with the help of our good …

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