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“The greatest part of this job is that we’re still having fun….we can go out there and create pure music together because we like each other” ☀️ West Coast 2017 tour recap Directed & Filmed by Colin Anders, Produced & Filmed by C.J. Strehlow ☀️

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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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Backlit

Our fans rule. Need another example why?  Check out these canvases we’ve been gifted, a mixed media project created by UM fan Jessica Lugowski. Inspired by Jefferson Waful’s light show & the Storm Thorgerson classic “Back Catalogue” Pink Floyd poster. Now that’s our kind of mashup!  Body paint by Jessie Lu | Dann & Lindsey Wunderfurn, Wunderfurn Photography, shot the image in the Mayfair neighborhood of Chicago | Models: Audrey Lauck, Magdalena Petrovic, Dionna Williams, Alicia Post, …

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Video: “Call To Arms” (Sturgill Simpson)

Turn off the TV, turn off the news…. Watch UM cover Sturgill Simpson‘s “Call To Arms” from a sold out Aragon Ballroom on 12/31/16. Download audio of the full show at umlive.net. 

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National Anthem > Chicago Bulls > 12/28

We’re kicking our Chicago NYE week off by singing the National Anthem at the Chicago Bulls vs. Brooklyn Nets game on Wednesday, 12/28. \mm/

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UMBowl Off Season

​While determining plans for UM shows next year, many of you have inquired about UMBowl. We have decided to take the year off from UMBowl in 2017. We’ll continue to focus on more multi-night events across the country as well a new original studio album. Rest easy knowing that we’re not hanging up our cleats permanently, UMBowl will be back.   

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RIP Greg Lake

Thanks for helping blaze the trail. Our tip of the cap to the late Greg Lake, King Crimson and co-founder of Emerson, Lake & Palmer.  “From The Beginning” recorded live on March 11th at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA. 

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UM Rocktober Bundle

The UM Groupees Bundle is back! Now is your chance to stock up on HQ audio & video while feeding the hungry via the United Nations World Food Program. Snag any album or download for a minimum donation of $2(!) and tack on the goods from there. Get HD video of the all improv set “Shooting From The Hip,” download our documentary Reel To Real, pick up a Limited Edition Miles Tsang Artist Variant posters …

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Friendly Wager

Friendly wager with our pals from (East) LA, Los Lobos! Cubs vs. Dodgers, and loser has to cover the other band’s song. #LetsGo #FlyTheW

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“Excuse Me Mr. Stasik”

“Excuse Me Mr. Stasik, How Is The Low Country?” Hey hey good people! Well, the low country is wet, so I’m locked in my studio singing karaoke to Maiden and Priest. No I cannot hit the high notes but Amelia doesn’t know that yet. On September 23rd-25th, we hosted The second annual Chucktown Ball and our first charity golf event. Even though my team came in last at even par, I’m pretty sure we had …

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Chucktown Charity Golf Tournament Recap

On Sunday, September 24th – following the Chucktown Ball in Charleston – Joel, Kris, and Ryan teamed up with participating fans and sponsors to hit the links at Wild Dunes in support of MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. After concluding the round, golfers headed to 19th hole for some BBQ prepared by Home Team BBQ, musical entertainment by the Dead 27’s, and a silent auction filled with rare UM merch. Huge thank you the Friends With Benefits team for all their help …

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UM in Notre Dame Magazine

“It has been a long time, and Umphrey’s McGee has come a long way — from Bridget McGuire’s to Red Rocks. Yet two constants remain: the artists’ passion for the music and their dedication to each other. At the core, Umphrey’s McGee is still six close friends traveling around the country, playing music together and living up to an audacious, late-night college pact.” “And they’re not done yet.” Excerpt from the Autumn 2016 Notre Dame …

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