News Archive

West Coast Couch Tour

West Coast tour is upon us, and Umphrey’s McGee and TourGigs will be live streaming every show! That’s right, the Tour Pass is back with all 12 March shows for just $89.00. That’s buy 7, get 5 free for those playing at home. It’s madness. Madness! Replays of all 12 shows will run through the end of March to maximize your viewing time and pleasure. Feeling noncommittal? We’ve got you covered. Grab each show as …

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Asheville Couch Tour

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Asheville, North Carolina this weekend for a triple-header and TourGigs will be there to capture the action. Join us from the comfort of your couch for the 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Rockway, spanning two nights of Umphrey’s McGee at the Exploreasheville.com Arena on February 17th and 18th, plus an intimate night at the Sold Out Orange Peel on the 19th. Get access to each show for $12.99 or save when you …

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Hall of Fame: Class of 2016 *Round Two* Voting Underway!

Hall of Fame: Class of 2016 Round Two voting is underway! We are down to the Top 40, and we want to hear from you. Cast your ballots by Friday, February 17th. http://hof.umphreys.com ___ January 20, 2017 The HOF is back and voting commences earlier than ever while 2016 still lingers in your minds.  Remind me about the Hall of Fame album you say? It’s an Umphrey’s McGee “show” composed entirely of heavy hitters: a …

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Couch Tour Announced for Michigan Run

Yes, Michigan!​ Umphrey’s is returning to the Mitten this weekend and you should probably watch. Join us for three nights of Couch Tour starting Thursday, February 2nd as UM breaks in the brand new 20 Monroe Live venue in Grand Rapids. Friday and Saturday feature a double-header from The Fillmore in the one & only Detroit Rock City. You can catch all three shows live in HD, plus immediate replays and on demand viewing for …

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Important News About This Week’s Shows

We hear UM fans like improvisation? By definition, you can’t really prepare for improv, much like we weren’t expecting to have to perform a handful of shows without Jake Cinninger. We regret that Jake has come down with a wicked flu and will not be able to play the next few shows. As a reminder, Joshua Redman will be sharing the stage with us all week long so you will be in for a ride …

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All Improv Set 1/27/17

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to announce that set two of the January 27th show in Portland, ME will be entirely improvised. Outside of UMBowl, this marks only the second time the band will fly without a net for an entire set. And like the first time, this show also features special guest Joshua Redman on saxophone. You can check out a sample of what unfolded that special night in Madison, WI below or listen to the entire …

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Atlanta Couch Tour

Umphrey’s returns to the fan favorite Tabernacle in Atlanta for three nights this upcoming weekend. Join us for HD live webcasts from the comfort of wherever you may find yourself. All purchases include instant replay and video on demand for 10 days following the show. Tune in for $12.99 per show, or purchase the bundle for $29.99. January 13th January 14th January 15th

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Additional 2017 Dates Announced

Look out! Umphrey’s McGee has a new batch of 2017 tour dates. We will return to one of our favorite venues in the Midwest, the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, for a triple-header starting March 30th through April 1st (no fooling).The Riverside is one of the most accommodating venues we have the honor of playing, and Milwaukee (Algonquin for “the good land”) has time and again proven to be a wonderful host city for UM fans. …

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New Year’s Eve 2016 Couch Tour

This week, Umphrey’s McGee returns to Chicago for three-nights to ring in the New Year. We will be live streaming each performance, beginning Thursday the 29th at the Riviera Theatre thru Friday and Saturday the 30th and 31st at the Aragon Ballroom. Tickets are sold out for 12.29 and 12.31 so couch tour is your best bet to get in on the action and experience the excitement of an Umphrey’s McGee NYE run. (You can …

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Merry Christmas

“L.A. Santa” from Brendan & Jake’s holiday show is now on Spotify. Merry Christmas! Brendan Bayliss – Bass Jake Cinninger – Guitar Joel Cummins – Piano Andy Farag – Drum Kit Mike Racky – Pedal Steel Shane Hendricksen – Recording & Mixing John Engelman – Design Tara Gracer – Photography

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Vote UM! VR Awards 2017

VRumph is now open for voting! A few month’s back we released a version of “Puppet String,” and that video has been nominated for a VR Fest 2017 award.  We could really use your help, what say you?   Follow this link and VOTE for Umphrey’s McGee: Puppet String 360° VR. Just use your name, email and click #16 under category 2: BEST LIVE ACTION MUSIC VIDEO. You don’t have to vote in any other categories, …

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“L.A. SANTA” | New track from the Annual Holiday Show

Over the years, one of my favorite Christmas traditions has become Brendan & Jake’s acoustic holiday show. From my early days of mixing & recording these gigs, it’s a good annual reminder of how grateful I am to be surrounded by warm friends & family, both immediate and the extended UM clan. Saturday at Park West was no different as Brendan & Jake (with a little help from Farag on Drums, Cummins on Keys, & Mike …

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