Open Jams (4+)
Each night will feature a jam session with members of the band. Play with one (or more) of the members of Umphrey's McGee along with your fellow attendees.
The Art of the Jimmy Stewart
Look into the evolution of communication & improvisation in the world of UM. Detailed explanations of techniques used to approach the art of improvisation, both as a band and individually.
Dual Guitar Attack
Take a deep dive with Brendan and Jake as they walk you through their approach to playing together, night in, night out.
Mixing & Recording
Join front of house engineer Chris Mitchell, monitor engineer Bob Ston and soundcaresser Kevin Browning to discuss all things audio. Arm yourself with questions, they'll be armed with answers.
Master Class with Jeff Coffin
Need we say more?
Exploring musical cultures from around the world through song. Jeff Coffin will lead you through music from Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, the Americas, Haiti, Prison Work Songs, Field Recordings, etc...
What *should* you practice? A look into both group and individual rehearsal techniques and how to maximize your time practicing.
Soundcheck: A How To
Tired of wasting your time? UM explores the various ways to check, what's worked, what hasn't.
A dive into lyric and melody writing with Brendan Bayliss.
Advanced techniques and group participation. Take what you've learned this week and come rock with UM.
Explore the mini-moog voyager, moog taurus & Juno synthesizers. A look into the keyboards themselves and the techniques to maximize your playing.
The Low End
Bass workshop featuring Ryan Stasik and Kris Myers. Hide your kids.
Thunder & Lightning
Jefferson Waful talks all things lighting, shows you some of the tools in his toolbox, and takes your questions.