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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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ZONKEY: “Electric Avenue To Hell”

ZONKEY: “Electric Avenue To Hell”

“Electric Avenue To Hell” comes correct for your weekend. What do you get when you mash “Highway To Hell” (AC/DC) with “Electric Avenue” (Eddy Grant) and sprinkle some of “The Triple Wide” (Umphrey’s McGee) on top? Why, this week’s ZONKEY premiere of course, coming at you from our pals at Relix Magazine. This track features the rezonkulous Jennifer Hartswick and her vocal prowess. “Once I realized Bon Scott was one of the hardest vox to nail, Jen was the …

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ZONKEY: “Sad Clint Eastwood”

ZONKEY: “Sad Clint Eastwood”

ZONKEY rears its head again with the debut of “Sad Clint Eastwood” featuring a mashup of “Sad But True” (Metallica) + “Clint Eastwood” (Gorillaz). This studio track marks the world debut of bassist Ryan Stasik on lead vocals…if you’re into that kind of thing. “I’m useless, but not for long, the future is coming on.” \mm/ Please help us help you by supporting the cause & pre-ordering ZONKEY. Pre-order the digital album or CD on UM Merch or UMLive, and instantly …

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🎥 Red. Rocks. Repeat. 🎥

🎥 Red. Rocks. Repeat. 🎥

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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ZONKEY

ZONKEY

We can’t stop. Perhaps you’re sensing a pattern on Friday’s around here? We’re pleased to unveil yet another track from our forthcoming mashup album, ZONKEY. “Can’t Rock My Dream Face” is a mashup trio, featuring “Rock With You” (Michael Jackson) + “Can’t Feel My Face” (The Weeknd) + “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac). Thanks to our friends at SiriusXM Jam On who debuted the track this week, now it’s yours on demand. Stream it now on Spotify. Please help us …

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Three Nights Announced for Atlanta (January 2017)

Three Nights Announced for Atlanta (January 2017)

Umphrey’s McGee returns to the famed Tabernacle in Atlanta to rock a three-night stand, January 13 thru 15 2017. The Tabernacle is one of our favorite venues to call home for a multi-night run, offering fans accommodating sight lines, glorious acoustics, and multi-tiered levels of dance space to get down when UM is in town! Sure, it will be winter outside, but you bet your (Space Funk) Booty it’ll be HOTlanta inside the walls of …

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“Life During Exodus” ZONKEY Premiere

“Life During Exodus” ZONKEY Premiere

Ready for more ZONKEY? “Life During Exodus” features a mashup four pack, “Life During Wartime” (Talking Heads) + “Exodus” (Bob Marley) + “City of Tiny Lites” (Frank Zappa) + “25 or 6 to 4” (Chicago). It made sense to us. Check out the Wall Street Journal’s track premiere here, and don’t forget to pre-order ZONKEY at UM Merch, UMLive or iTunes. We can’t do it without you.

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Stream Chucktown Ball for Free

Stream Chucktown Ball for Free

Watch the FREE live stream of Umphrey’s 2nd Annual Chucktown Ball, powered by TourGigs! If you can’t make it to South Carolina, just kick back and watch from your couch or on-the-go through Qello Concerts. Here: http://qello.com/vip/chucktown-ball Friday September 23 with special guests Moon Taxi Stream starts around 8:00pm ET (approx.) Saturday September 24 with special guests The Floozies, Stream starts around 8:00pm ET (approx.)

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Due to Rain, Chucktown Ball Moved to North Charleston Coliseum

Due to Rain, Chucktown Ball Moved to North Charleston Coliseum

The recent heavy rains experienced in the Charleston area have water-logged the grounds of Riverfront Park. With more rain in the forecast over the course of the next few days, conditions are likely to worsen. Thus, we will be unable to safely and expediently build the festival site as planned. With this in mind, Chucktown Ball is being moved to the North Charleston Coliseum. We take our fans’ safety very seriously and want to provide …

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