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UMBowl VII Couch Tour

UMBowl VII Couch Tour

UMBowl VII returns to the great Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas for the second straight year. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. For those of you who can’t make it to Sin City, TourGigs is there to deliver the shows straight to your couch. Join us May 6th and 7th for a weekend that is, simply put, signature Umphrey’s McGee. UMBowl features a marathon four-quarter show, each unique set unfolding based on the will of …

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Umphrey’s Returns to Nashville in August

Umphrey’s Returns to Nashville in August

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to announce our return to Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday August 20th, making their debut at one of the country’s newest and most exciting outdoor music venues, The Ascend Amphitheater. Located inside downtown’s Riverfront Park situated along the Cumberland River, with amazing views of the Nashville skyline, The Ascend Amphitheater offers Umphrey’s fans a premier outdoor summer concert experience. Umphrey’s McGee will be welcoming members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra for a …

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Shooting From The Hip Video Released

Shooting From The Hip Video Released

On January 28th, 2016 Umphrey’s McGee opted to skip the “traditional” show format and try something new. Rather than write a set list in advance, the band opted to experiment with an entirely improvised set. No arranged sections, no pre-meditated ideas – just shooting from the hip. And with the added bonus of saxophonist Joshua Redman joining in on the action, we think you’re going to like how things unfolded. Those high quality video downloads …

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Raw Stewage 2016 Unleashed

Raw Stewage 2016 Unleashed

It is UMBowl voting time, which means the annual Raw Stewage album is here. Check out the 30 live tracks that make up this year’s Raw Stewage ballot. These versions contain the improvisations that will be the building blocks for a set of all new original music debuted at UMBowl VII. This album is available exclusively on umlive.net. Remember that one time we released an 8-hour album for $12.99? Yea, that was awesome. Want a …

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Safety In Numbers Reissued

Safety In Numbers Reissued

Almost ten years to the day of its original release, Safety In Numbers is back with a fresh coat of polish. Remastered and once again available on vinyl (180-gram double-LP, for those scoring at home), this is one for you collectors out there. Today also marks the first time SIN has been available in a variety of new lossless digital formats, including the first 24bit release. We have also made a few updates to the …

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Summer 2016 Tour Dates Announced

Summer 2016 Tour Dates Announced

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet Ah . . . Summer. It is just around the corner, and Umphrey’s Summer Tour rolls through a town near you as we traverse the East Coast, Midwest, Colorado, and the South. In addition to a smattering of festival appearances and solo Umphrey’s shows, we will be joined by a diverse supporting cast, including The Werks, The Main Squeeze, and Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath along the way. So, …

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UMBowl Quarters Revealed + Special Guests

UMBowl Quarters Revealed + Special Guests

We are pleased to unveil the lineup for UMBowl VII, coming at you from Las Vegas, Nevada on May 6th (UMBowl VII) & 7th (“standard” rock show). This year’s big game includes an UMBowl debut. Making its rookie appearance after a solid performance at training camp is the new All Improv Quarter. Coaches were initially unsure of his reliability but a strong showing earlier this year in Madison, Wisconsin has earned the young upstart a spot on the …

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Chicago Reel To Real Premiere

Chicago Reel To Real Premiere

Umphrey’s McGee & Nothing Too Fancy Music are pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Reel To Real, an archival documentary that dives deeply into the early years of the band’s existence. Culled from hundreds of hours of never-before-seen camcorder footage offset with current day commentary about the van & trailer days, Real To Real is riveting for the die hard and casual fan alike. It’s appropriate The Vic should be home to the Chicago …

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West Coast Couch Tour

West Coast Couch Tour

Umphrey’s and TourGigs are happy to deliver six more Live Streams from this 2016 Spring Tour. We kick things off this Thursday in Aspen by bringing you three nights (17th, 18th, 19th) from the intimate Belly Up. Next week, we will be live from Stateline, Nevada on Thursday the 24th, followed by Oakland (25th) and Los Angeles (26th). Individual nights of the tour can be watched a la carte for $12.99. Save by bundling all …

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UMBowl: The Ultimate Interactive Live Music Experience

UMBowl: The Ultimate Interactive Live Music Experience

UMBowl weekend returns to Las Vegas on May 6th & 7th. Come decide for yourself how it will all unfold.  

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Safety In Numbers 10 Year Anniversary Reissue

Safety In Numbers 10 Year Anniversary Reissue

It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the release of Safety In Numbers. That sure went fast. Today we are pleased to announce a Nothing Too Fancy Music-remastered release to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of SIN. We, too, were tired of watching vinyl copies sell for a few hundred bucks on eBay so we’re solving that problem with a new 180-gram double-LP pressing. Remastered specifically for vinyl by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic …

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Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Voting, Round Two

Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Voting, Round Two

You have narrowed it down to the Top 40 and Round Two voting starts today. If you are just tuning in, the annual Hall of Fame release is an Umphrey’s show composed solely of heavy hitters: a “show” culled from your favorite tracks of 2015. You weigh in and create the track list, we seamlessly stitch it together into a single segue-laden record. Whether or not you helped narrow down the track list in Round …

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