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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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“Push & Pull” August 10, 2019 [4K, 360°]

“Push & Pull” August 10, 2019 [4K, 360°]

UM teamed up with Texas-based multi-media creative studio Flight School on Saturday, August 10, 2019 to capture video from the sold out show at Chicago’s Lakefront Green. The exclusive series, directed by Pete Herzog, staged the band from unique perspectives including a pit helmet cam, and shot in 360° to transform spherical methodology captured with 5 GoPro Fusions. The first release, “Push & Pull,” punches-out and re-captures the song using an OverCapture technique that allows …

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Inaugural Woodlands Festival

Inaugural Woodlands Festival

Umphrey’s McGee is proud to announce The Woodlands Fall Music & Arts Festival, a brand new event happening in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 8th and 9th, 2019. In addition to two nights of Umphrey’s McGee, The Woodlands lineup includes Big Something, CBDB, Empire Strikes Brass, Heather Gillis Band, Manic Focus, Runaway Gin, Spafford, Sunsquabi, The Movement, The New Deal, Voodoo Visionary, and Zach Deputy, with more artists to be announced in the coming weeks. …

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New Year’s Eve 2019 Confirmed

New Year’s Eve 2019 Confirmed

### July 9, 2019 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 …

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Florida Run Couch Tour

Florida Run Couch Tour

Join us this weekend for three very special nights of Umphrey’s McGee from the beautiful beaches of Florida! And you can join from wherever you may find yourself with high definition webcasts complete with pristine soundboard audio. If you miss any of it real time, all three shows will be available on demand for two weeks after the shows. Tune in to a single night for $15.99 or bundle the shows and save at $42.99 …

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Chicago 2019 – Sold Out

Chicago 2019 – Sold Out

It should be noted that this show has sold out. Thanks to all of you who purchased tickets. Updated Venue FAQ: www.jamusa.com/event/1867948-umphreys-mcgee-chicago ### August 7, 2019 ### June 25, 2019 We wanted to provide you with some updates for our upcoming show in Chicago: Access for kids eight & under at the Lakefront Green will be free, when accompanied by a ticketed adult. It’s a perfect spot to bring out the family and enjoy the …

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What the Night Brings – Jeff Austin Event (feat. Brendan): Venue Change

What the Night Brings – Jeff Austin Event (feat. Brendan): Venue Change

This show has sold out. Thanks to all of you for your overwhelming response and support. ### August 2, 2019 Everyone is so honored and touched by the overwhelming support for this event, tickets sold out in minutes. Thankfully we are able to move this show to 1stBank Center, so we can accommodate more people to celebrate our friend Jeff Austin. All tickets will be honored. For those unhappy with this move, refunds will be …

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Complacently Replacing A Memory

Complacently Replacing A Memory

“All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.” ― Frank Zappa In December of 2012, then UM podcaster Jon McLennand recorded a phone conversation with Brendan discussing the origin story of “In The Kitchen.” The idea was to chart a road map of the song’s travels, starting with its earliest improvised moments in late 2002 and exploring its ever-evolving routes. But the project never saw the light of day …

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New Fall 2019 Dates Announced

New Fall 2019 Dates Announced

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to announce a fresh batch of fall tour dates for 2019. Join us as we break in the brand spanking new Piedmont Hall in Greensboro, North Carolina on September 19th, followed by our long-awaited return to Charlottesville’s outdoor picnic and concert venue, Sprint Pavilion, with special guests Big Something. We will also return to The Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia for three intimate performances on October 17th, 18th, and 19th. umVIP …

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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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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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