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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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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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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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A New Chapter for Jefferson Waful: Update

A New Chapter for Jefferson Waful: Update

The original timetable for Jefferson Waful’s departure from the road was slated at year’s end, but life has a tendency to unfold while you’re busy making other plans. With eternal gratitude for the 11 year’s of incredible illumination, Jefferson’s tenure as Lighting Director has officially come to a close. Former UM Lighting Crew Chief Elliott Little is filling in as we continue to explore options for UM Lights 3.0. We wish Jefferson the best on …

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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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Anchor Drops Redux Arrives ⚓️💧

Anchor Drops Redux Arrives ⚓️💧

Anchor Drops Redux hits the streets today. Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the beloved fan favorite, we are pleased to offer an expanded edition of the album and the first-ever vinyl pressing. If you pre-ordered during our pre-sale period (thank you!), you should receive your physical copy by the end of the day today. And if you pre-ordered the digital version through merch.umphreys.com, it should be in your inbox now. Finally, get out and support …

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Anchor Drops Redux

Anchor Drops Redux

“You wouldn’t even believe your eyes, it’s all your circus now” Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the fan favorite Anchor Drops, UM is proud to announce Anchor Drops Redux, an expanded edition of the album and first ever vinyl pressing. The pending release, announced Thursday morning during an interview with Ari Fink on SiriusXM’s Jam On, features two distinct versions of the record, a remastered edition of the original mix and a remixed version from …

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