News Archive

Hindsight 20/20 Tour Announced: Openers

Umphrey’s McGee is pumped to welcome The New Deal on tour with us for a handful of dates on our Hindsight 20/20 Tour, as well as Billy Strings and Empire Strikes Brass in Asheville! The Toronto-based live electronic trio returns with new drummer Davide Di Renzo, joining Jamie Shields (keyboards) and Dan Kurtz (bass) to create the third incarnation of the dance party powerhouse, The New Deal. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Billy Strings takes the …

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17th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show

Join us for the 17th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show on Saturday, December 7th at Park West in Chicago. The evening will be filled with revelry and music by Brendan Bayliss & Jake Cinninger, and special guests. This holiday tradition will benefit the Merit School of Music, The People’s Music School, and Girls Rock! Chicago. Tickets will go on sale through Eventbrite on Friday, October 11, at 10:00 am CT. Booth reservations may be …

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Backline: Music Industry’s Mental Health & Wellness Resource

In response to the tragedies that continue to plague our community, we have banded together with 50-plus music industry professionals committed to changing the narrative around mental health, and are launching a new industry-wide mental health initiative, Backline. Backline is a hub for industry professionals and their families to quickly and easily access mental health and wellness resources. Backline has partnered with leading support organizations and care providers to streamline access to a wealth of …

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Hall of Fame: Class of 2018 Available Now

The wait is over. Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to unveil Hall of Fame: Class of 2018, a robust collection of the best of the best live tracks performed by the band in 2018 as voted on by the fans. Available in a limited edition, double LP set featuring splattered three-color vinyl, this year’s HOF collection contains four-and-a-half hours of music and enough improv to confuse pop fans everywhere. After fans voted on the album track …

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Woodlands Festival Update

The Woodlands Fest releases the daily lineups as well as single day passes today! Join us on the pristine grounds of The Woodlands Nature Reserve in Charleston, South Carolina for two nights (four sets) of Umphrey’s as well as a Thursday night Pre-Party with The Omega Moos! Please see the daily line-up below. And purchase your tickets through www.thewoodlandsfestival.com/tickets. #WoodlandsFest ### September 23, 2019 The Woodlands Music & Arts Festival keeps getting better! We are …

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“40’s Theme” August 10, 2019 [4K, 360°]

Umphrey’s McGee Lakefront Green music video series continues with “40’s Theme,” captured from the sold out show on August 10, 2019 in Chicago. Hang on tight. Another adventure with multi-media creative studio Flight School, director Pete Herzog wanted to take old and new fans on a roller coaster ride to match the song’s potent riffs, crowd participation and varying time signatures. The 360° OverCapture technique that balances this avant garde song with equal innovative editorial …

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“Crucial Taunt” Studio Treatment

“Crucial Taunt” is now available everywhere. ### September 11, 2019 Recorded at TELEFUNKEN’s factory in South Windsor, Connecticut, the UM original “Crucial Taunt” has officially received the studio treatment. The video debut comes from the depths of the iconic microphone manufacturer’s soundstage, filmed as part of their Live From The Lab Series in the Winter of 2019. After a few Nashville overdubs and the first UM mix from Grammy-winning engineer Ryan Hewitt (The Lumineers, Red …

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“Push & Pull” August 10, 2019 [4K, 360°]

UM teamed up with Texas-based multi-media creative studio Flight School on Saturday, August 10, 2019 to capture video from the sold out show at Chicago’s Lakefront Green. The exclusive series, directed by Pete Herzog, staged the band from unique perspectives including a pit helmet cam, and shot in 360° to transform spherical methodology captured with 5 GoPro Fusions. The first release, “Push & Pull,” punches-out and re-captures the song using an OverCapture technique that allows …

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New Year’s Eve 2019 Confirmed

### July 9, 2019 Umphrey’s McGee considers Colorado as their second home, and we are stoked to return to the Front Range for our annual New Year’s Run celebration. For our upcoming four-night run at The Fillmore, we will be performing December 27th and 28th, taking a day to recharge on the 29th (’cause we’re all old like Joel now), and then hit the stage twice more on the 30th and, of course, the 31st …

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Florida Run Couch Tour

Join us this weekend for three very special nights of Umphrey’s McGee from the beautiful beaches of Florida! And you can join from wherever you may find yourself with high definition webcasts complete with pristine soundboard audio. If you miss any of it real time, all three shows will be available on demand for two weeks after the shows. Tune in to a single night for $15.99 or bundle the shows and save at $42.99 …

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Chicago 2019 – Sold Out

It should be noted that this show has sold out. Thanks to all of you who purchased tickets. Updated Venue FAQ: www.jamusa.com/event/1867948-umphreys-mcgee-chicago ### August 7, 2019 ### June 25, 2019 We wanted to provide you with some updates for our upcoming show in Chicago: Access for kids eight & under at the Lakefront Green will be free, when accompanied by a ticketed adult. It’s a perfect spot to bring out the family and enjoy the …

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What the Night Brings – Jeff Austin Event (feat. Brendan): Venue Change

This show has sold out. Thanks to all of you for your overwhelming response and support. ### August 2, 2019 Everyone is so honored and touched by the overwhelming support for this event, tickets sold out in minutes. Thankfully we are able to move this show to 1stBank Center, so we can accommodate more people to celebrate our friend Jeff Austin. All tickets will be honored. For those unhappy with this move, refunds will be …

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