The Floor Archive

umph love stickers

A friendly reminder to our fans…. We LOVE the umph love stickers and are thrilled to see you sport them with such enthusiasm but please don’t stick them on any venue property. We strive to leave the absolute best impression of the band and our fans everywhere we go. Help us reinforce that in every venue by respecting the rooms we rock. Thanks!

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1/3/15 Guest Review

BY YOUSEF BAIG, PHOTOS BY ABBY FOX & CHAD SMITH We’ve all faced moments where words fall short. In happiness, sadness, and every differing emotion in-between, there are situations where speechlessness or humbled silence can be the most appropriate reaction. The show that Umphrey’s McGee put on Saturday night—the last of its five-night stay at The Tabernacle—was the strongest of the week, the most extraordinary, musically, and one of the best they may have ever …

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1/2/15 Guest Review

BY YOUSEF BAIG, PHOTOS BY ABBY FOX & CHAD SMITH With each night surpassing the one before it, Umphrey’s McGee continues to impress during its five-night excursion in Atlanta. Friday night’s opening act was the most improv-heavy start Umphrey’s has had this run. With four songs spanning over an hour, the shortest piece would be a touch under fifteen minutes. The techno metal intro, “You Got the Wrong Guy,” queued up one of the songs …

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1/1/15 Guest Review

BY YOUSEF BAIG, PHOTOS BY ABBY FOX The only predictable thing about Umphrey’s McGee is its unpredictability. The third night of the five-night residency at The Tabernacle followed a monstrous, sold out, three-set New Year’s Eve throw down that sent thousands of spinning heads and aching bodies back out into the world. A rational train of thought would be, “It’s New Years Day and everyone is struggling. It’s the middle of the run, bring out the …

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12/31/14 Guest Review

BY YOUSEF BAIG, PHOTOS BY ABBY FOX There’s nothing we do bigger than New Years. It’s the only event that’s earned a planet-wide day of recovery. We go back to work after the Super Bowl. We go shopping after Thanksgiving. It transcends race, age, economic status—everything. You’re either going to stay up late for the calendar change, or if you tend to pass out after a few minutes on the couch, wake up the morning …

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12/30/14 Guest Review

We’re featuring guest reviews of this week’s five-night run at the Tabernacle in Atlanta by UM fan, Yousef Baig. We hope he’ll tell us if he doesn’t like it but….so far, so good. 🙂  BY YOUSEF BAIG, PHOTOS BY ABBY FOX It goes without saying, this is no small task. To embark on a five-night run in a city that’s nearly 700 miles from your hometown is a rare feat, but Umphrey’s McGee has the …

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UM Picks

So we have 1,089 shows on sale for 50% off at umlive.net, but who the hell knows where to start, right? The sale sparked some conversation amongst Team UM and we wanted to share some favorites from our side of the fence. What are yours? Tweet the date and use the hashtag #umGOLD so we can check’em out. Ryan Stasik – First Base Player 11.06.14 Kalamazoo, MI: Yeah I wrote the setlist, but with a theme in mind.  …

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Boston: Behind the Scenes

A few angles you may have missed from our Boston halloween festivities courtesy of @soundcaresser. Wardrobe Sound Check 10/31 Sound Check 11/1 Give It To Me Mama Jama   Slaxl Rose Eyes on the prize Deevo Snider’s Kicks Kevin Browning as CD-Rahm Emanuel Hasidic Julia Roberts in the shower If a picture is worth a thousand words…we might just need a few more The view from the Green Monster during the umVIP Fenway Tour Bob …

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WATCH: Beck + Radiohead + Phil Collins Mashup

UM creates an original mashup featuring Beck’s “Loser” with Radiohead’s “National Anthem” with Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight”. Recorded live at the House of Blues, Boston, MA on 10/31/14. Download the audio.

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#UMpkin Winners

You never fail to disappoint. We asked for UM themed pumpkins and you delivered. We originally planned on selecting five winners but have opted for seven instead. Hope you don’t mind. All winners will receive an autographed Halloween poster + MP3 download of the show. (We’ll contact winners directly or you can email us at [email protected]). @_ReidAndrews   Bob “Grass Stains” Konys (check out his dedicated #umpkin instagram page, this guy is not messing around)   denimdanimal …

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Hall of Fame 2013 Close Up

Some close up shots of the Hall of Fame: Class of 2013 LPs and umGOLD for your perusal. The 180-gram 2 LP set begins shipping this week. 180-gram heavy splatter black & clear vinyl, only 1000 sets pressed.  No two records are the same, each set also includes an MP3 download  The best chance you’ve got to hang a UM gold record on your wall umGOLD hologram Insert your name here 79Au More Info & Order …

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Barrel Ride Niagara Falls

October 23, 2014 The Rapids Theatre, Niagara Falls, NY Breaking: The 2014 fall run kicks off with a umVIP package for two extreme fans of Umphrey’s McGee (best suited for fans with generally poor judgement). Immediately after the Niagara Falls show at the Rapids Theatre, the adventurous souls will be whisked away on the Umphrey’s tour bus to an undisclosed location to prepare for the ride of their lives! Repurposing discarded wine barrels from Casa de Browning, the …

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