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Red. Rocks. Repeat. Concert Film Now Available

Red. Rocks. Repeat. Concert Film Now Available

On July 2nd and 3rd of 2016, Umphrey’s McGee embarked on their first two-night headlining run of the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver, Colorado. The sold out shows proved to be a milestone for Team UM and cameras were rolling all weekend to capture the action, both on stage and off. UM is pleased to now offer you the ability to relive that weekend, or experience it for the first time, with the Blu-Ray, …

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Spring 2017 West Coast Tour

Spring 2017 West Coast Tour

The Umphrey’s McGee spring West Coast Tour tradition rolls on, with a new batch of dates scheduled for March 2017. The tour kicks off with double-double-headers in Sandpoint and Missoula and will continue with fan favorites like the breathtaking Fox Theater in Oakland and Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. Our friends Spafford will be joining us at a handful of stops along the way with their eclectic blend of rock, funk, and dance music, and we …

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ZONKEY: The New Album Is Here!

ZONKEY: The New Album Is Here!

Friends, The wait is over. ZONKEY, the new mashup album from your friends here at Umphrey’s McGee, has arrived. Thank you for supporting what we do by purchasing, downloading, streaming, and spreading the word. It means a lot to us. Thanks, Brendan, Jake, Joel, Andy, Kris, & Ryan   | | | | |   “National Loser Anthem” “National Anthem” (Radiohead) + “Loser” (Beck) + “In The Air Tonight “(Phil Collins) “Life During Exodus” “Life …

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ZONKEY: “Strangletage”

ZONKEY: “Strangletage”

ONE WEEK TO GO! The wait is nearly over. Today, we bring you “Strangletage,” the eighth song from the forthcoming mashup album ZONKEY. “Strangletage” mashes Ted Nugent’s “Stranglehold” with the Beastie Boy’s “Sabotage.” On November 11th, we’ll lay it all on you. “This track smashes with all the classic elements of Nugent’s hard rock riffs — crushed by Jake, Brendan, and Ryan — and classic Beastie Boy tongue in cheek lyrics, all with vicious attitude. …

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ZONKEY: “Sweet Sunglasses”

ZONKEY: “Sweet Sunglasses”

We’re a mere two weeks away from the official release of ZONKEY! Thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered thus far, we sincerely appreciate your support. If you haven’t, lock it in now to ensure you get the goods in the most timely manner. Today, we bring you “Sweet Sunglasses,” which is a mashup of “Sweet Dreams” (Eurythmics) + “Sunglasses at Night” (Corey Hart) + “Electric Feel” (MGMT). Naturally. Keyboard Wizard Joel Cummins muses, “Sweet Sunglasses …

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Second Annual Blue Ridge Rockway Announced – Tickets On Sale

Second Annual Blue Ridge Rockway Announced – Tickets On Sale

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to return to Asheville, North Carolina for the 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Rockway, expanding into a three-night event. This year will feature two nights at the Exploreasheville.com Arena with special guests Greensky Bluegrass on Friday, February 17th & Saturday, February 18th, along with an intimate night at the famed Orange Peel on Sunday, February 19th. That’s right folks, two nights of um-rena rock and a special club show to round out …

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Halloween Webcasts

Halloween Webcasts

Umphrey’s McGee returns to The Pageant in St. Louis on Saturday, October 29th and Sunday, October 30th for a raucous mash-up Halloween celebration. In what has become a yearly Umphrey’s Halloween tradition, the band will weave unique musical mash-up concoctions and costumes into the two-night run. You can catch all the action live on TourGigs. The webcasts will be brought to you in stunning HD with crisp soundboard audio. Tune in for $12.99 per show …

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ZONKEY Thunderclap

ZONKEY Thunderclap

WE WANT YOU!   To help us spread the word about ZONKEY. We’ve started a Thunderclap that allows you to sign up to automatically share a tweet, facebook or tumblr post on ZONKEY release day (11/11). Would you be so kind as to assist us? It only takes a few seconds & you’re done. Love you.    DO IT HERE.

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ZONKEY: “Ace of Long Nights”

ZONKEY: “Ace of Long Nights”

“Ace of Long Nights” = “It’s Gonna Be A Long Night” (Ween) + “Ace of Spades” (Motörhead) “Ween’s ‘It’s Gonna Be A Long Night’ feels like a modern homage to Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades.’ They’re two dizzyingly torrid riff-rock ragers mashed into one, occasionally so similar that you could mistake one song’s riffs for the other. Jake nails Lemmy’s vocals and I do my best Deaner as my studio lead vocal debut. I saved the track …

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Couch Tour: The Fresh Prince Edition

Couch Tour: The Fresh Prince Edition

Umphrey’s McGee and their friends TourGigs are serving up three live streams from Philly this weekend. Things kick off Thursday, October 20th and continue through Friday and Saturday, October 21st and October 22nd. As usual, the webcasts will be brought to you in stunning HD with crisp soundboard audio. Tune in for $12.99 per-show or bundle all three together for $34.99 and save. All purchases include looping live replays and On Demand viewing for seven …

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Early 2017 Dates Announced

Early 2017 Dates Announced

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to bring you a fresh batch of 2017 tour dates. On top of our previously announced three-night Atlanta extravaganza, slated for January 13th through the 15th at the Tabernacle, we are dropping nine new ones on you. Richmond (squared), Jim Thorpe, New Haven, Portland (Maine), Albany, Rochester, and Detroit (squared). We’re coming for you! We will be joined by special guest Spafford for the meat of the run, and January 26th …

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14th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show

14th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show

Join us for the 14th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show on Saturday, December 10th at Park West in Chicago. Joel Cummins kicks things off with a solo piano set followed by a revelry filled evening of music by Brendan Bayliss & Jake Cinninger and friends. This holiday tradition will benefit the Jerry Cummins’ “I Love Math” scholarship fund and the Illinois Alzheimer’s Association. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, October 20th, at 10:00 am CT through TicketFly. Due …

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