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Additional 2017 Dates Announced

Additional 2017 Dates Announced

Look out! Umphrey’s McGee has a new batch of 2017 tour dates. We will return to one of our favorite venues in the Midwest, the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, for a triple-header starting March 30th through April 1st (no fooling).The Riverside is one of the most accommodating venues we have the honor of playing, and Milwaukee (Algonquin for “the good land”) has time and again proven to be a wonderful host city for UM fans. …

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New Year’s Eve 2016 Couch Tour

New Year’s Eve 2016 Couch Tour

This week, Umphrey’s McGee returns to Chicago for three-nights to ring in the New Year. We will be live streaming each performance, beginning Thursday the 29th at the Riviera Theatre thru Friday and Saturday the 30th and 31st at the Aragon Ballroom. Tickets are sold out for 12.29 and 12.31 so couch tour is your best bet to get in on the action and experience the excitement of an Umphrey’s McGee NYE run. (You can …

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

“L.A. Santa” from Brendan & Jake’s holiday show is now on Spotify. Merry Christmas! Brendan Bayliss – Bass Jake Cinninger – Guitar Joel Cummins – Piano Andy Farag – Drum Kit Mike Racky – Pedal Steel Shane Hendricksen – Recording & Mixing John Engelman – Design Tara Gracer – Photography

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Vote UM! VR Awards 2017

Vote UM! VR Awards 2017

VRumph is now open for voting! A few month’s back we released a version of “Puppet String,” and that video has been nominated for a VR Fest 2017 award.  We could really use your help, what say you?   Follow this link and VOTE for Umphrey’s McGee: Puppet String 360° VR. Just use your name, email and click #16 under category 2: BEST LIVE ACTION MUSIC VIDEO. You don’t have to vote in any other categories, …

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“L.A. SANTA” | New track from the Annual Holiday Show

“L.A. SANTA” | New track from the Annual Holiday Show

Over the years, one of my favorite Christmas traditions has become Brendan & Jake’s acoustic holiday show. From my early days of mixing & recording these gigs, it’s a good annual reminder of how grateful I am to be surrounded by warm friends & family, both immediate and the extended UM clan. Saturday at Park West was no different as Brendan & Jake (with a little help from Farag on Drums, Cummins on Keys, & Mike …

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Red Rocks 2017 Three-Night Run Announced

Red Rocks 2017 Three-Night Run Announced

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Colorado next Summer, June 30 thru July 2, 2017, for the band’s first ever three-night run at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Joined by a diverse group of special guests, including Stick Figure on the 30th, Snarky Puppy and Bokanté on the First, and Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers on the Second, the weekend-long Independence Day celebration stands to be the largest trio of headlining Umphrey’s McGee shows to date. Join …

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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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