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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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Umphrey’s Teams with Reel FX to Release Interactive Virtual Reality Music Video

Umphrey’s Teams with Reel FX to Release Interactive Virtual Reality Music Video

Digital studio Reel FX produced an experimental virtual-reality experience for Umphrey’s McGee spring tour filmed April 20th, 2016 in Houston, TX. The VR music video premiered at the Austin Music Video Festival where it was nominated for best interactive video along with The Weeknd/Eminem, Run the Jewels and Santigold. Mixed in spatial audio, the audience is given unprecedented access to the bands performance of “Puppet String,” from a unique 360-degree fan perspective that is otherwise …

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New Mashup Album ZONKEY Available for Pre-Order

New Mashup Album ZONKEY Available for Pre-Order

Umphrey’s new mashup album ZONKEY is available for pre-order today! Order ZONKEY in its entirety and guarantee yourself earliest access to all tracks as (or before) they become available on November 11th, 2016. Every ZONKEY pre-order comes with an instant download for track one, “National Loser Anthem,” which blends “National Anthem” (Radiohead) + “Loser” (Beck) + “In The Air Tonight “(Phil Collins). Pre-order ZONKEY on CD or digital download, and for a limited time snag …

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UM Returns to Chicago for NYE 2016

UM Returns to Chicago for NYE 2016

Umphrey’s McGee triumphantly returns to Chicago for a three-night home-town throwdown New Year’s Eve celebration. We take the stage at the Riviera Theatre on December 29th and the Aragon Ballroom on December 30th and 31st. Ring in the new year in our beloved city, as we raise the bar with a three night, seven-set musical journey fitting of our first NYE Chicago run since 2010! You heard it here first – umVIP is the way …

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Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Available Now

Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Available Now

Of the people, by the people, for the people . . . Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 is here. Now. You’ve cast your ballots, we’ve counted the votes, and the Class of 2015 is in. The annual Hall of Fame series features the best of best of the year 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: …

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Three-Night Run Announced for Philly

Three-Night Run Announced for Philly

Umphrey’s McGee returns to the City of Brotherly Love for for a three-night stand at The Fillmore Philadelphia this October, the 20th, 21st, and 22nd. This marks Umphrey’s debut at the shiny new Philly Fillmore. Our friends Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band will be opening the Thursday show. umVIP will be offering an elevated rock show experience, along with travel packages; full details coming your way next week. Pre-sale tickets will be available …

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NCMF Late Night (09.03) Ticket Info!

NCMF Late Night (09.03) Ticket Info!

Tickets for Umphrey’s North Coast Music Festival late night show at the Concord Music Hall on September 3rd go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday August 9th, at 12:00 pm CT. Note there is a two-ticket limit for this show due to demand. Follow this ticketing link for more details.  

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August Couch Tour

August Couch Tour

August 2016 tour kicks off next week in the Midwest. Will we be seeing you on the road? Be sure to pick up tickets or umVIP tickets in advance so you don’t get left out in the . . . heat. If you can’t stand the heat, then join us from cool comfort of your couch for four nights of couch tour, complete with air conditioning! your own bathroom! and the always-popular pants-optional dress code. …

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Chucktown Ball Charity Golf Tournament

Chucktown Ball Charity Golf Tournament

Umphrey’s McGee is proud to announce the inaugural Chucktown Ball Charity Golf Tournament at the Wild Dunes Harbor Golf Course. Join members of the band and UM organization for a day of golf and revelry starting at 1:00 pm on Sunday, September 25th, following our second annual Chucktown Ball at Riverfront Park on September 23rd and 24th. Attendees will have the opportunity to play alongside members of Umphrey’s McGee and other special guest musicians. Join …

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