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Anchor Drops Redux: Track-by-Track Video Series

Anchor Drops Redux: Track-by-Track Video Series

(If you aren’t caught up on the series, you can start with Episode 1 – “Plunger” and watch the entire album straight through here. And if you would like to purchase the release, please visit Anchor Drops Redux.) Episode 13 – “The Pequod” “This was one of the first things that a lot of people heard Umphrey’s McGee do, and it’s something that I think we’re all still very proud of to this day.” And …

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New Year’s Eve 2019 Confirmed

New Year’s Eve 2019 Confirmed

Umphrey’s McGee considers Colorado as their second home, and we are stoked to return to the Front Range for our annual New Year’s Run celebration. For our upcoming four-night run at The Fillmore, we will be performing December 27th and 28th, taking a day to recharge on the 29th (’cause we’re all old like Joel now), and then hit the stage twice more on the 30th and, of course, the 31st to ring in 2020. …

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Brendan on Jeff Austin

Brendan on Jeff Austin

I’m not sure that I can say anything about Jeff that he hasn’t already said himself. He was a talker. And a really funny one at that. If you ever saw him perform, then you already got to know him. There was no act, what you saw and heard was honest and real… and raw. Basically, he was just like a giant tidal wave… a genuine force of nature that you simply could not ignore. …

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Halloween and Philadelphia 2019

Halloween and Philadelphia 2019

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to announce Halloween Weekend 2019! We return to The Anthem in Washington D.C. for a hell-raising night of Halloween revelry on October 31st followed by two knockouts at The Fillmore in Philadelphia on November 1st and 2nd. We are leaving the mash-ups behind this year and have a festive surprise in store for the 31st. Special guests Star Kitchen – the exciting new project comprised of bassist Marc Brownstein (The Disco …

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Red Rocks 2019 Couch Tour

Red Rocks 2019 Couch Tour

Update: We are unable to include tonight’s Led Zeppelin set on the live video stream. UM’s documentary Reel To Real will air in its place during Set Two. Sets One and Three will air as planned, with the first note at 6:00 pm MT sharp. Let’s rock. ### June 21, 2019 Join us this weekend for three very special nights of Umphrey’s McGee from the Garden of the Angels – Red Rocks! And you can …

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Art That Feeds Food Drive – Red Rocks

Art That Feeds Food Drive – Red Rocks

THE EVENT: Umphrey’s McGee x Conscious Alliance ‘Art That Feeds’ Food Drive Artist: Peregon Creative WHEN: June 21-23, 2019 Food Drive opens 30 minutes before Doors WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado SCORE A POSTER: Attendees who donate 20 non-perishable food items (or suggested monetary donation) to the ‘Art that Feeds’ Food Drive will receive a limited-edition poster by Peregon Creative—while supplies last. DROP YOUR DONATION: Donation bins will be located in the Trading Post …

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Chicago 2019

Chicago 2019

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Chicago this summer at a brand new outdoor space called the Lakefront Green on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Located where the north end of Lincoln Park meets Lake Michigan, this scenic outdoor space offers sweeping views of the Chicago skyline over the stage. The picturesque green space will be decked out festival-style, with an early start featuring Cory Wong and more to come, a slew of food and beverage options, and …

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Breaking: Jamband Sells Weed In Colorado

Breaking: Jamband Sells Weed In Colorado

In an unforeseen turn of events, rock stalwarts Umphrey’s McGee apparently dabble with the devil’s lettuce. Their partnership with cannabis virtuosos MedPharm Holdings sends a clear message to the burgeoning industry that they are no longer reliant on Uncle Danny for their grass, they are here to play. It’s a move few saw coming. Some did see it coming — and forgot. But now both industry vets and “Am I supposed to feel anything yet?” …

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Röckjavik: Update (Sold Out)

Röckjavik: Update (Sold Out)

Tickets for Röckjavik are officially sold out. The level of demand exceeded our greatest expectations, and we are elated at how many of you are so keen to join us in Iceland. We are sorry for anyone who had issues with getting tickets. We work our tails off to provide the best user experience possible across all facets of UM and understand the frustration. The demand was so great it did create a less than …

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Röckjavik: Support Announce

Röckjavik: Support Announce

We are proud to announce our support and friends who will be joining us in Iceland!   Star Kitchen is the Philadelphia super-group led by Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits) also features world class musicians Marlon Lewis (Lauryn Hill, John Legend), Rob Marscher (Matisyahu, Addison Groove Project), and Danny Mayer (Eric Krasno Band, Danny Mayer Trio). Expanding on the music of Stevie Wonder, Wu-Tang, Hendrix, Kool and the Gang, and many others, their shows offer …

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A New Chapter for Jefferson Waful

A New Chapter for Jefferson Waful

For over ten years Umphrey’s McGee has been incredibly fortunate to have Jefferson Waful as our lighting designer. His inventive style, improvisational acumen, and keen eye for detail has added a valuable dimension to the UM live experience, both for band and fans alike. With our sense of gratitude for all that he has contributed, Jefferson will be retiring from touring at the end of 2019. He will forever be part of the Umphrey’s family. …

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Summer Camp Music Festival Is Upon Us!

Summer Camp Music Festival Is Upon Us!

Summer Camp Music Festival week is finally here! With seven sets, side projects, an Anchor Drops signing, and more, Summer Camp is sure to be the most jam packed Umphrey’s weekend you could ask for. We have put together this UM-centric schedule to make sure you don’t miss a beat. Want to enhance your UM experience even more? Rent some Headphones & Snowcones and enjoy a pristine soundboard mix piped wirelessly to your ears through …

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