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Rigors of the Road

Rigors of the Road

Andy Farag revives an old UM favorite, the Rigors of the Road series. Join Andy and the team for a behind the scenes look at the first week of winter tour from Buffalo to Brooklyn. Stay tuned for another installment coming soon. Brendan’s bite mark in the ‘S’

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Young Rocker

Young Rocker

Stasik’s nephew preps for his world debut Because every six year old deserves a birthday sit in How a six year old and a 36 year old trash a backstage

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Vacuum the [email protected] out of that S#it!!!

Vacuum the [email protected] out of that S#it!!!

UM crew member “Britches” is enthusiastically complimented on his set change vacuuming technique at The National, Richmond, VA.

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Brooklyn Bowl Birthday Bash

Brooklyn Bowl Birthday Bash

It’s hard to believe it’s already been 15 years. Especially since Joel has been giving piano lessons for nearly 30 years. But here we are kicking off our 15th anniversary in lovely New York. We’re honored to be playing a sold out Beacon Theatre tonight, a venue steeped in such rich history that it humbles all who enter. We just couldn’t help ourselves though, so we’ve added a birthday proper gig on Sunday at UM favorite Brooklyn …

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Kickstart Digital Tape Machine!

Kickstart Digital Tape Machine!

  All right Umphrey’s McGee fans, this is your chance to help make our side project Digital Tape Machine’s new album Be Here Now a reality.  We’re embarking on a kickstarter campaign where you can purchase the album in about 25 different ways.  We’ve created both practical & ridiculous packages that should satiate every fan’s desire.  With your album purchase do you want to play golf with Kris Myers, Dan Rucinski & me?  Want to …

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A Sumpump Stocking Stuffer EP

A Sumpump Stocking Stuffer EP

A Free Christmas EP from the Brothers Farag [bandcamp album=2158290782 bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB size=venti]

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Introducing Game Tapes

Introducing Game Tapes

As many of you may have noticed over the last few years, we typically run a video camera at front of house to record the wide shot of each performance. Jefferson sets it up next to the lighting/sound position and team UM frequently reviews the game tapes as a coach would watch films. We look at what worked, what didn’t and ask ourselves how we can improve (sometimes we just watch for fun while drinking …

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Rockin’ with Dolphins

Rockin’ with Dolphins

 Brendan & Jake had the honor of performing at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium this past Tuesday night. Joel and Kris joined in on the fun, as well as some very special guests. The scenery was too fantastic not to share. A night at the Shedd Aquarium with Brendan, Jake, Joel & Kris Setlist as approved by the dolphin trainer Excellent technique on the seat cushion air guitar Brendan acknowledges the special guest over Joel’s right shoulder …

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Booth Love (Manic Focus Remix)

Booth Love (Manic Focus Remix)

A new remix of Booth Love surfaces from Manic Focus. Happy Thursday. Stasik tries not to fall face first in the sand while filming this scene from the Booth Love video. 

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Glory | Kris Myers POV

Glory | Kris Myers POV

Haven’t you always wondered what it would be like if you were strapped to Kris’s chest while he was playing? Yea, neither have we. Turns out, it’s a pretty good view. Thanks to Jeremy Sewell for strapping this GoPro to Kris’s chest at moe.down 2012.

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Movember UMLive Sale

Movember UMLive Sale

Not that we necessarily need a reason, but Movember seemed like a good enough one to rock a new UMLive sale. As has become custom, we’re offering a slew of shows (a whopping 65 for those scoring at home) at half off, $4.95 for MP3s and $7.95 for FLAC/ALAC. Given the sheer volume of discounted audio available, I wanted to take a moment to recap a few personal highlights from the pile. Additionally, we’ve put …

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