Archive for January, 2014

R.I.P. Mikey

It is with heavy hearts that we have learned of our good friend & former drummer Mike Mirro’s passing. As many of you know, Mike’s love for music and unique sense of humor are still present today in the music that we create. Umphrey’s McGee wouldn’t be who we are without all of the passion & musicality Mike added to the music for the first 5 years of our career. There are no words that …

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Rest In Peace Mikey

It is with heavy hearts that we have learned of our good friend & former drummer Mike Mirro’s passing. As many of you know, Mike’s love for music & unique sense of humor are still present today in the music that we create. Umphrey’s McGee wouldn’t be who we are without all of the passion & musicality Mike added to the music for the first 5 years of our career. There are no words that …

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The Nothing Too Fancy Ticket Upgrade

– Exclusive special edition tour poster by Baker Prints, autographed by the band* – Early entry and/or premiere reserved seating in the venue** – N2F tour laminate – MP3 download of the show Please note, other than Athens, this package is an upgrade; you must purchase your show ticket separately. * Edition size of 100. After special edition prints are exhausted, a standard autographed tour poster will be available with this offer. ** Seating location …

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2014 is on! Headphones & Snowcones Edition

Headphones & Snowcones. Because you’re ready for something more. Join us for a live experience like no other as you listen to Umphrey’s McGee via a pristine soundboard mix piped wirelessly to your ears through audiophile quality headphones. We’re pleased to announce headphone upgrades for our the first part of our 2014 tour, from Chattanooga to our beloved Chicago. Utilizing technology identical to what the band uses, you will be armed with a Sennheiser in-ear monitor wireless pack …

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WARNING: This Could Be You

Proceed with caution when donning Headphones & Snowcones at an Umphrey’s show. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Tumblr

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umVIP: A Mile High

A peak at the latest umVIP event from The Fillmore Auditorium over our New Year’s Run. Thanks to Chad Smith for the snaps. Sound checking “River People” with Joshua Redman An intimate affair  Dinner & Drinks Joel contemplating the Captain’s autograph request Post check cocktail hang John Hancock umVIP Step & Repeat Go Irish Bonus Redman sighting Crab cake anyone?  um Lightbox Joining us in Chicago? We’ve got another great event planned for our 3 nights …

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How The Wall Street Journal Is Missing The Point

Yesterday’s WSJ featured an article on our Headphones & Snowcones program, implying the concept further alienates and isolates in an already anti-social world. I appreciate the coverage, welcome the debate but fundamentally disagree with the premise and the sizable leaps the author makes to try and connect disparate arguments. Comparing someone that tunes out their day to day environment by isolating himself inside a pair of headphones to a music fan that relishes a deeper …

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