The Floor Archive

UMBowl V: The First Word

Tony Reali & the Around the Horn team kick off UMBowl V with banter about all things Umphrey’s.

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“Official House Band of Around The Horn”

“You should be a lot nervous” Tim Cowlishaw from Around the Horn discusses introducing UM before the House of Blues Dallas show last week. Intro > Bathing Digits > 2nd Self

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N2F Music Launch Party Ballot

Curious about the ballot for our Nothing Too Fancy Music Launch Party at Brooklyn Bowl on 5/4? Have a look. Safe to say you’re in for a wild night! This will be one for the books, come join! Tickets available.  

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Preview Digital Tape Machine New EP

As we prepare to release Digital Tape Machine’s sophomore effort, the forthcoming “Omens” EP, I thought I’d take a minute to introduce you to the title track that I started writing nearly 2 years ago.  Omens began as the three main riffs you hear throughout the song being played on a Roland Juno 60.  The riffs include two very funky, pocket-oriented riffs contrasted with the dark hemiola of the final coda.  After fleshing out some …

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UMBowl V Food Drive

Heading to UMBowl V at The Capitol Theatre on May 3? Mind helping us do some good? Bring donations for the food pantry at Carver Center in Port Chester, NY and you could win some great prizes! Bring three items on the list below and you will be entered to win a a ticket to Summer Camp Music Festival INCLUDING a Late Night Red Barn ticket to the UM show. We’re also giving away an autographed UMBowl poster so don’t snooze. …

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Similar Skin

It’s coming.

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Ravinia

Growing up outside Chicago, visiting Ravinia Festival annually became a tradition for my family. Whether we listened to the Chicago symphony, world music or legendary artists of the time, the experience of Ravinia was like nothing else in the US. At it’s heart, the gorgeous lawn seating area, which incidentally welcomes you to bring as big of a spread of food & drink as you would like, becomes the greatest party of families and friends …

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Rest In Peace Mikey

It is with heavy hearts that we have learned of our good friend & former drummer Mike Mirro’s passing. As many of you know, Mike’s love for music & unique sense of humor are still present today in the music that we create. Umphrey’s McGee wouldn’t be who we are without all of the passion & musicality Mike added to the music for the first 5 years of our career. There are no words that …

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2014 is on! Headphones & Snowcones Edition

Headphones & Snowcones. Because you’re ready for something more. Join us for a live experience like no other as you listen to Umphrey’s McGee via a pristine soundboard mix piped wirelessly to your ears through audiophile quality headphones. We’re pleased to announce headphone upgrades for our the first part of our 2014 tour, from Chattanooga to our beloved Chicago. Utilizing technology identical to what the band uses, you will be armed with a Sennheiser in-ear monitor wireless pack …

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WARNING: This Could Be You

Proceed with caution when donning Headphones & Snowcones at an Umphrey’s show.

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umVIP: A Mile High

A peak at the latest umVIP event from The Fillmore Auditorium over our New Year’s Run. Thanks to Chad Smith for the snaps. Sound checking “River People” with Joshua Redman An intimate affair  Dinner & Drinks Joel contemplating the Captain’s autograph request Post check cocktail hang John Hancock umVIP Step & Repeat Go Irish Bonus Redman sighting Crab cake anyone?  um Lightbox Joining us in Chicago? We’ve got another great event planned for our 3 nights …

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How The Wall Street Journal Is Missing The Point

Yesterday’s WSJ featured an article on our Headphones & Snowcones program, implying the concept further alienates and isolates in an already anti-social world. I appreciate the coverage, welcome the debate but fundamentally disagree with the premise and the sizable leaps the author makes to try and connect disparate arguments. Comparing someone that tunes out their day to day environment by isolating himself inside a pair of headphones to a music fan that relishes a deeper …

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