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Ali Baba’s Tahini iTunes Pre-Order

Ali Baba’s Tahini iTunes Pre-Order

The iTunes pre-order for Ali Baba’s Tahini “Bottom Feeders” is now live & comes with an instant download of the bonus track “Bob Log Log Log” iTunes: apple.co/2t10Btz Snag the vinyl today and guarantee arrival before Christmas! http://bit.ly/lpABT     FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Hindsight 20/20 Tour Announced: Heads Midwest & South

Hindsight 20/20 Tour Announced: Heads Midwest & South

Twenty-Twenty comes further into focus as April dates for the Hindsight 20/20 Tour arrive. Ten more chances to catch UM as we roll through the Midwest, Texas, and our return to The Big Easy for a double-header during Jazz Fest. A special shot out to our beloved South Bend is also in order as we return to the beautiful Morris Civic Performing Arts Center for the first time in eleven years. In addition, you will …

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New Ali Baba’s Tahini “Bottom Feeders”

New Ali Baba’s Tahini “Bottom Feeders”

The newest work from Ali Baba’s Tahini, Jake Cinninger’s alter ego, has arrived. Bottom Feeders, the first ABT record ever to be available on vinyl, is the culmination of two years of work spelunking a binder full of tunes. Recorded at Jake’s Boondock Studio in Niles, Michigan, the album resonates the mood of a band hunkering down in a cozy, snowed in studio. The inventive songwriting from Karl Engelmann (long time UM collaborator) runs the …

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Introducing Ben Factor

Introducing Ben Factor

Umphrey’s is pleased to announce the latest addition to Team UM as we welcome Ben Factor aboard as our new Lighting Director. Hailing from New York, Ben joins UM at the spry young age of 24. Despite being a guitarist and graduating with a degree in Sound Engineering from the University of Michigan (a tough sell for Brendan), Ben’s passion lies in the visual realm. His innate talent, design instincts, work ethic, and all around …

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Woodlands Festival Update: Daily Schedule

Woodlands Festival Update: Daily Schedule

THREE STAGES ROCK STAGE ( \mm/ ), ROLL STAGE, & WOODS STAGE THURSDAY 7:00 – 8:15 PM Mike Quinn Presents: The Fake News A Tribute to Huey Lewis 9:00 – 10:45 PM Turkuaz 11:30 – 1:30 AM The Omega Moos FRIDAY 2:30 – 3:30 PM Heather Gillis 3:30 – 4:30 PM The Movement 4:30 – 5:30 PM Voodoo Visionary 5:30 – 6:30 PM Spafford 6:30 – 7:15 PM ROBOTRIO w/ Cody Wright 7:15 – 8:30 …

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🎃 Halloween Weekend Couch Tour

🎃 Halloween Weekend Couch Tour

UM is pleased to announce the broadcast of three live shows from a pair of dynamite venues. Halloween night is always packed full of surprises and this year’s return to The Anthem in DC will undoubtedly be no different. See what musical costume the boys have in store this year. A double header at The Fillmore in Philadelphia on Friday and Saturday rounds out a festive, pants-free weekend of live streams. Halloween live stream is …

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17th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show

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

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

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

“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” 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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