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Brendan and Jake Live from Big Room Studio

Two men, likely wearing pants, singing songs of merriment & joy. Join Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee for an intimate evening of live music from Big Room Studio (AKA Brendan’s basement, home of the infamous Wine Not series). Albeit not in the manner originally intended, the Thursday, August 13th performance marks the duo’s first performance of the year. Expect a night filled with revelry, acoustic guitars, and wry wit. You shan’t be …

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Live From the Living Room

It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means. 9:00 pm East Coast / 6:00 pm West Coast ### July 29, 2020 Live From the Living Room is back! Tune in while Joel plays and sings a new batch of classical, jazz, improvisation, UM tunes, and contemporary pieces, all for your enjoyment. 9:00 pm East Coast / 6:00 pm West Coast In honor of the late John Lewis, we would like to shed light on an …

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Rescheduling August Dates for 2021

We have remained hopeful that we would be able to perform shows this summer, however due to the constantly changing realities surrounding the Covid19 pandemic, we are postponing all August dates to 2021. All tickets purchased will be valid for the 2021 dates, however refunds will be made available via the original point of purchase. We look forward to rocking with you once more. Until then, be safe and take care of each other. Thursday, …

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Hall of Fame 2019

As the seemingly endless 2020 rolls on, let’s avert our gaze back to 2019 as we resume the time honored tradition of the UM Hall of Fame Series – voting for the 2019 Hall of Fame album is officially underway. We reckon you know the drill, but if not, the annual HOF album is a fan curated Umphrey’s McGee “show” composed entirely of heavy hitters – a show culled from your favorite improvisations of 2019, …

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It’s Friday, Wine Not?

July 24, 2020 10:15 pm ET / 9:15 pm CT Playing all of Annie’s favorite songs and more from Brendan’s basement. ### July 17, 2020 10:15 pm ET / 9:15 pm CT ### July 3, 2020 10:15 pm ET / 9:15 pm CT https://youtu.be/APiM-TnKIxk ### June 19, 2020 10:15 pm ET / 9:15 pm CT ### May 14, 2020 https://youtu.be/4zd3TwD8Dg8 ### May 5, 2020 Join us Friday as we mix things up a bit this …

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A Day In The Dock with Jake

Join Jake Cinninger as he takes you on a journey inside Boondocks Studios with the forthcoming release of A Day In The Dock. Get a glimpse into the creative process as Jake shares new Covid era compositions, writes in real time via multi-instrumentation improvisation, strums a few old favorites, and more. Acoustic, electric, drums, bass, keys, inside the control room and out, all tracked in a single day — hang on tight! A Day In …

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Hiding Out At Home: A Virtual Northwest String Summit

Join us July 17, 18, and 19, 2020 for three full days of virtual festival shenanigans as part of Hiding Out At Home: A Virtual Northwest String Summit. These shenanigans will include a special performance from Brendan as he focuses on his friend Jeff Austin. Pre-sale tickets for the event are on sale now: bit.ly/virtualnwss * If you you are a holder of 2020 NWSS Tickets, you will be emailed a ticket specific discount code. …

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Summer Camp 2009 Archive Set Release

We are offering a taste of some vintage 2009 Umphrey’s McGee this week. On Thursday, July 2nd at 7:00 pm CT, we spin the clocks back to premiere Umphrey’s second set from May 23, 2009 at Summer Camp. It is hard to believe this one was over 10 years ago! This set will stream for free through Facebook and YouTube. Support the Umphrey’s Team: Paypal.me/umphreysmcgee FacebookTwitterTumblr

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“Suxity” with Horns and SongAid

Want to know a Filthy Little Secret? “Suxity” with horns is now yours for the taking, featuring our fearless horn section comprised of Jeff Coffin, Michael “Maddog” Mavridoglou and Chris Ott. We have joined with SongAid where the simple act of listening generates funds for organizations investing in the fight for equality and justice. “Suxity” is streaming everywhere you listen to music, and the more you listen and share, the more money is generated for …

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Justice Comes Alive (Sunday, June 28)

Join us this Sunday, June 28, for Justice Comes Alive (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram), a one-day virtual music festival harnessing the power of music to bring about change in response to racial inequality. Donate at the following link to receive streaming links on the day of the event: www.justicecomesalive.com. FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Ease Into the Week (Brendan Monday Night)

Ease into the week. Download the #BeApp and heckle; the stream will begin at 7:00 pm ET. https://getbe.app.link/brendanbayliss FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Umphrey’s and Light from LOCKN’ Weekend

Umphrey’s will be featured Saturday, June 20, during this weekend’s Light from LOCKN’ weekend. At approximately 4:25, there will be an interview with members of Umphrey’s and members of Lettuce; immediately following the talk, the Lettuce set, “turntable jam,” and Umphrey’s second set from 2018 will be streamed. We will be raising money for HeadCount and Virginians for Reconciliation. To sign up for the stream, please visit: https://fans.com/livestream/20200619-light-from-lockn FacebookTwitterTumblr

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