Archive for September, 2016

ZONKEY

We can’t stop. Perhaps you’re sensing a pattern on Friday’s around here? We’re pleased to unveil yet another track from our forthcoming mashup album, ZONKEY. “Can’t Rock My Dream Face” is a mashup trio, featuring “Rock With You” (Michael Jackson) + “Can’t Feel My Face” (The Weeknd) + “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac). Thanks to our friends at SiriusXM Jam On who debuted the track this week, now it’s yours on demand. Stream it now on Spotify. Please help us …

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Holiday Show Save The Date! ?

The Holiday Show returns to Chicago on December 10th. Details coming soon.

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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

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

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

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

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

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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PREMIERE: “National Loser Anthem”

And while we’re at it today, how about the premiere of “National Loser Anthem” from our forthcoming mashup album ZONKEY? Check it out now on Consequence of Sound. Umphrey’s McGee mash up Radiohead, Beck, Phil Collins in crazy new track “National Loser Anthem” — listen

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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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