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Rigors of the Road Part II

Rigors of the Road Part II

Andy Farag is back with Part II of the Rigors of the Road series. Join Andy and the team for a behind the scenes look at the 2nd leg of winter tour. General absurdity throughout….proceed at will.

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UM summits Kilimanjaro

UM summits Kilimanjaro

What’s the first thing your oxygen deprived self would do at 19,341 feet? Micah Gordon, director of production at nugs.net, thought slapping a um sticker on the highest point in Africa was a suitable answer to that question. We concur. Thanks bud!  

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Visions: A Short Story

Visions: A Short Story

Author Joe Williams uses the UM original “Visions” as inspiration for this highly entertaining sci-fi short. Read an excerpt here on our blog and head over to the Post Mortem Press to download a free ebook copy (you can also check out his works based on Grateful Dead & Tea Leaf Green songs). VISIONS by Joseph Williams   They had a name for losing your sanity in the crowded nothingness of space. It came from …

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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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