Archive for June, 2014

“Hourglass” Video Released

Brand new studio video of “Hourglass” for you sensory enjoyment. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Tumblr

Read More »

Brooklyn Bowl London Webcasts

We are pleased to bring you the first over-seas installment of UM Couch Tour. Join us for three nights (read: afternoons, as Umphrey’s will be starting around 3:45 pm ET) of live webcasts broadcast from the new Brooklyn Bowl London on June 19th, 20th, and 21st. Can’t talk your boss into letting you watch them at your desk? Fear not, as each show will be rebroadcast that night at 8:00 pm ET giving you a …

Read More »

Five Nights In Atlanta for NYE; VIP and Ticketing Information

It is Christmas in June as we are beyond thrilled to announce the biggest and baddest Umphrey’s McGee New Years run in history! We will conclude 2014 and party on into 2015 with a raging five-night residency at the one-and-only The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia from December 30th thru January 3rd. Our umVIP packages are especially crafted for this marathon celebration with an assortment of stellar amenities to offer. Kick ass seating with private cocktail …

Read More »

Create an Animated Gif Contest

We are back with another first-of-its-kind contest. We have partnered with our friends over at Creative Allies to unleash a design-a-gif campaign and we need your help. Create a gif inspired by UM, win $500.00, and go down in UM lore! Check out full details as well as media assets on our Creative Allies page. Everything is fair game — but Similar Skin gifs make us happy. And as usual, bonus points for making us …

Read More »

Similar Skin Available Now

Similar Skin is Here! Similar Skin has arrived. Pick it up today in our store and take advantage of the final day of pre-order perks such as access to the Similar Skin Bonus Site (where much of the content is yet to come) and $15.00 Nothing Too Fancy Music tees. Oh, a little start up by the name of iTunes also has it available for download here. You can also pick up Similar Skin at independent retailers around …

Read More »

Similar Skin Release Parties Announced

Similar Skin release parties are popping up around the country on June 9th and 10th! Each event has its own flavor- a kickball game in Austin, local music in Charleston and Asheville, $2 drafts in Chicago? Yes please, all around. What you can count on in each city below is a chance to hear the album in its entirety, pick up the CD, and raise a glass with like-minded Umphreaks as we celebrate the arrival of Similar Skin. …

Read More »

Godsticks and Syd Arthur Added to Brooklyn Bowl London, Along with All Night Wrong Set

Following our first main-stage Bonnaroo performance, Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to head over the pond to London for three shows at the Brooklyn Bowl. We will welcome some new friends from the UK, with special guests Godsticks on Thursday June 19, and Syd Arthur Friday June 20 and Saturday June 21. In addition, we will give the UK a taste of our cover material repertoire Friday June 20. The second set will be an All …

Read More »

Billboard Streaming Exclusive Similar Skin Premier

Bassist Ryan Stasik tells Billboard that the direction for Umphrey’s eighth studio release “Similar Skin” —  first since 2011’s “Death By Stereo” — “kind of happened organically, really. We got together in the studio in Michigan and wrote some new songs together, and everything people were bringing to the table had the same vibe. We were all in the same headspace of rock ‘n’ roll. It was a little progressive, a little heavy, a little …

Read More »

Similar Skin: Relix Track by Track

A digital version can be found here: http://www.relix.com/articles/detail/track_by_track_umphreys_mcgee_similar_skin Brendan sat down with Relix Editor-in-Chief Dean Budnick to talk through Similar Skin, track by track. For a discounted subscription for UM fans, click here. For the record, it’s We’d Fuck Us. 😉     FacebookTwitterGoogle+Tumblr

Read More »