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Hiding Out At Home: A Virtual Northwest String Summit

Hiding Out At Home: A Virtual Northwest String Summit

Join us July 17, 18, and 19, 2020 for three full days of virtual festival shenanigans as part of Hiding Out At Home: A Virtual Northwest String Summit. These shenanigans will include a special performance from Brendan as he focuses on his friend Jeff Austin. Pre-sale tickets for the event are on sale now: bit.ly/virtualnwss * If you you are a holder of 2020 NWSS Tickets, you will be emailed a ticket specific discount code. …

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Summer Camp 2009 Archive Set Release

Summer Camp 2009 Archive Set Release

We are offering a taste of some vintage 2009 Umphrey’s McGee this week. On Thursday, July 2nd at 7:00 pm CT, we spin the clocks back to premiere Umphrey’s second set from May 23, 2009 at Summer Camp. It is hard to believe this one was over 10 years ago! This set will stream for free through Facebook and YouTube. Support the Umphrey’s Team: Paypal.me/umphreysmcgee FacebookTwitterTumblr

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“Suxity” with Horns and SongAid

“Suxity” with Horns and SongAid

Want to know a Filthy Little Secret? “Suxity” with horns is now yours for the taking, featuring our fearless horn section comprised of Jeff Coffin, Michael “Maddog” Mavridoglou and Chris Ott. We have joined with SongAid where the simple act of listening generates funds for organizations investing in the fight for equality and justice. “Suxity” is streaming everywhere you listen to music, and the more you listen and share, the more money is generated for …

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Justice Comes Alive (Sunday, June 28)

Justice Comes Alive (Sunday, June 28)

Join us this Sunday, June 28, for Justice Comes Alive (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram), a one-day virtual music festival harnessing the power of music to bring about change in response to racial inequality. Donate at the following link to receive streaming links on the day of the event: www.justicecomesalive.com. FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Ease Into the Week (Brendan Monday Night)

Ease Into the Week (Brendan Monday Night)

Ease into the week. Download the #BeApp and heckle; the stream will begin at 7:00 pm ET. https://getbe.app.link/brendanbayliss FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Umphrey’s and Light from LOCKN’ Weekend

Umphrey’s and Light from LOCKN’ Weekend

Umphrey’s will be featured Saturday, June 20, during this weekend’s Light from LOCKN’ weekend. At approximately 4:25, there will be an interview with members of Umphrey’s and members of Lettuce; immediately following the talk, the Lettuce set, “turntable jam,” and Umphrey’s second set from 2018 will be streamed. We will be raising money for HeadCount and Virginians for Reconciliation. To sign up for the stream, please visit: https://fans.com/livestream/20200619-light-from-lockn FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Live In the Boondocks Added to umLive & Nugs

Live In the Boondocks Added to umLive & Nugs

A hearty thank you to all of you who tuned into our Live In the Boondocks streams last weekend. It was cathartic for us to be able to come together, reconnect, and simply play. We hope it was as impactful for all of you as it was for us. Through your support, we are donating $5,000.00 to the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit providing legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, …

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“Suxity” Music Video

“Suxity” Music Video

“Suxity” /suxity/ SUCK-city n. A location, place or state of being where it’s best to have your wits about you. Now in video form. Filmed on the road and in the studio, by hand, in early 2020. Snag the “Suxity”/”Crucial Taunt” 7-inch vinyl: bit.ly/umSuxity7. Five dollars from every record purchased will support Conscious Alliance and the incredibly important work they are doing to feed our communities during these difficult times. ο»Ώ FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Live In the Boondocks Update + “Suxity” Video

Live In the Boondocks Update + “Suxity” Video

Tune in a few minutes early for tonight’s Live In The Boondocks stream for the music video premiere of “Suxity.” Filmed on the road and in the studio, by hand, in early 2020. As noted with the first night, a portion of live stream proceeds will benefit the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization doing essential work for criminal justice reform in the United States. ### July 9, 2020 While many of you will be disappointed …

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Some Music to Think On

Some Music to Think On

Brendan Friday night at 10:30 pm ET/9:30 pm CT FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Live from the Living Room Postponed

Live from the Living Room Postponed

A message from Joel: Campaign Zero, https://www.joincampaignzero.org The Bail Project, https://bailproject.org FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Black Out Tuesday

Black Out Tuesday

As we stand with the music industry in observing Black Out Tuesday, we turn our attention away from UM and towards all communities experiencing racial injustices. UM is deeply troubled by the systemic racism that remains so prevalent across this country. Our hearts break for the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other victims of senseless brutality that continues to permeate our society. The severity of this moment must not …

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