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Five Nights In Atlanta for NYE; VIP and Ticketing Information

Five Nights In Atlanta for NYE; VIP and Ticketing Information

It is Christmas in June as we are beyond thrilled to announce the biggest and baddest Umphrey’s McGee New Years run in history! We will conclude 2014 and party on into 2015 with a raging five-night residency at the one-and-only The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia from December 30th thru January 3rd. Our umVIP packages are especially crafted for this marathon celebration with an assortment of stellar amenities to offer. Kick ass seating with private cocktail …

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Create an Animated Gif Contest

Create an Animated Gif Contest

We are back with another first-of-its-kind contest. We have partnered with our friends over at Creative Allies to unleash a design-a-gif campaign and we need your help. Create a gif inspired by UM, win $500.00, and go down in UM lore! Check out full details as well as media assets on our Creative Allies page. Everything is fair game — but Similar Skin gifs make us happy. And as usual, bonus points for making us …

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Similar Skin Available Now

Similar Skin Available Now

Similar Skin is Here! Similar Skin has arrived. Pick it up today in our store and take advantage of the final day of pre-order perks such as access to the Similar Skin Bonus Site (where much of the content is yet to come) and $15.00 Nothing Too Fancy Music tees. Oh, a little start up by the name of iTunes also has it available for download here. You can also pick up Similar Skin at independent retailers around …

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Similar Skin Release Parties Announced

Similar Skin Release Parties Announced

Similar Skin release parties are popping up around the country on June 9th and 10th! Each event has its own flavor- a kickball game in Austin, local music in Charleston and Asheville, $2 drafts in Chicago? Yes please, all around. What you can count on in each city below is a chance to hear the album in its entirety, pick up the CD, and raise a glass with like-minded Umphreaks as we celebrate the arrival of Similar Skin. …

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Godsticks and Syd Arthur Added to Brooklyn Bowl London, Along with All Night Wrong Set

Godsticks and Syd Arthur Added to Brooklyn Bowl London, Along with All Night Wrong Set

Following our first main-stage Bonnaroo performance, Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to head over the pond to London for three shows at the Brooklyn Bowl. We will welcome some new friends from the UK, with special guests Godsticks on Thursday June 19, and Syd Arthur Friday June 20 and Saturday June 21. In addition, we will give the UK a taste of our cover material repertoire Friday June 20. The second set will be an All …

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Billboard Streaming Exclusive Similar Skin Premier

Billboard Streaming Exclusive Similar Skin Premier

Bassist Ryan Stasik tells Billboard that the direction for Umphrey’s eighth studio release “Similar Skin” —  first since 2011’s “Death By Stereo” — “kind of happened organically, really. We got together in the studio in Michigan and wrote some new songs together, and everything people were bringing to the table had the same vibe. We were all in the same headspace of rock ‘n’ roll. It was a little progressive, a little heavy, a little …

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Umphrey’s to Play Two Shows at Electric Forest

Umphrey’s to Play Two Shows at Electric Forest

Few festival sites bring the audience, performers, nature, and art together like Electric Forest can. There is an undeniable yet intangible magic in the air at EFF, everyone feels it. In 2009 on this same site in Rothbury, Umphrey’s McGee played two late night shows that many fans describe as pinnacles of the band’s career — taking music into the stratosphere for nearly 20,000 enraptured fans after the Dead and Bob Dylan. The year we decided …

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2014 Dominican Holidaze Has SOLD OUT

2014 Dominican Holidaze Has SOLD OUT

Holidaze is now sold out! Thanks to everyone that booked, we’re looking forward to seeing you in the Dominican Republic! If you did not get to book a room and still hope to go, join the waiting list at http://dominicanholidaze.com/waitlist May 20, 2014 Previous Holidaze attendees were issued a token to be redeemed for a room reservation at Dominican Holidaze, for which go live today. Contact the Cloud 9 Adventures Travel Team at 561.368.8922 to book, or …

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STUDIO VIDEO DEBUT: “Cut the Cable”

STUDIO VIDEO DEBUT: “Cut the Cable”

From the forthcoming album Similar Skin, drops June 10th. Pre-order now for access to the motherload: http://bit.ly/umSSYT

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Fourth Annual Golden Ticket at Summer Camp

Fourth Annual Golden Ticket at Summer Camp

Join us Friday, May 23rd at Summer Camp Music Festival for the fourth annual Golden Ticket event, taking place from 1:30-2:30 pm outside the Soulshine tent. So, what exactly is the Golden Ticket? It’s your chance to win free tickets for you and a friend to every UM show for a year.* Perhaps you’ll snag the Golden Ticket that may offer you VIP tickets to our 2014 NYE run; Tanning with Stasik; poster packs by …

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NYE 2013 Concert Videos Now Available

NYE 2013 Concert Videos Now Available

In December of 2013, Umphrey’s McGee returned to Colorado for a highly-anticipated three-night NYE run at a packed Fillmore Auditorium. Tour Gigs was on hand to capture the action, and we are pleased to present the resulting documentation of the run, as DVD, Blu-Ray, and HD downloads available via Umphrey’s Merch and TourGigs.com, respectively. Wasting no time, the band took the stage to Beethoven’s “5th Symphony” which set an energetic, funk-focused groove for night one. …

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UMBowl Couch Tour

UMBowl Couch Tour

Game On. We are thrilled to announce the live stream of UMBowl V, coming live from The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York to your couch. UMBowl is a musical marathon, four quarters each with a different theme driven entirely by fan interaction. If you can’t join us in person, don’t miss out on your chance to watch this once a year experience live! http://tourgigs.com/show/umphreysmcgee_20140503 May 3rd Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York Multi-cam, HD …

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