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So Much

So Much

…can you remind me? – Asking For A Friend LISTEN         FacebookTwitterTumblr

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“Hartliss” Brendan & Jen, May 5

“Hartliss” Brendan & Jen, May 5

What began as a one-night affair between Brendan Bayliss and Jennifer Hartswick has blossomed into something different all together. Exactly what? Not quite sure yet. . . Come for the music, stay for the banter. Cinco de Mayo may never be the same. Show Details: Hartliss: An Evening with Brendan Bayliss & Jennifer Hartswick May 5, 2022 Cubby Bear 1059 West Addison Chicago, Illinois 60613 7:00 pm Doors, 8:00 pm Show 21 and over Tickets …

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Iceland Webcast

Iceland Webcast

Join us as we embark upon three nights at the world-renowned Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik. Rescheduled from March of 2020, the release of these shows finally happening will be palpable whether you’re joining in Iceland or sitting on your couch. Prepare accordingly. Broadcast in 1080 HD with crisp soundboard audio. Directed by Keith Griner Mixed by Chris Mitchell FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Summer 2022

Summer 2022

With warmer days on the horizon, our sights are set on Summer Tour. Umphrey’s McGee is gearing up for an action-packed spring and summer, filled with a buffet of amphitheaters, including eight shows with our good friends the Disco Biscuits. With a handful of multi-night runs, and performances around the country, there is a good chance we are headed to your neck of the woods! It’s been a long winter and a fresh bounty of …

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Asking For A Friend

Asking For A Friend

Asking For A Friend drops July 1st. And “Small Strides” is out now. Pre-order the vinyl and pre-save the streams.   by David Fricke Singer-guitarist Brendan Bayliss had just landed in Los Angeles after a flight from Chicago, expecting to start a West Coast tour with Umphrey’s McGee, when he found a text on his phone. It basically said, “You’re going home.” Keyboard player Joel Cummins, who lives in L.A., was in San Diego, squeezing …

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“Uncommon” > “2×2” Live from AVL

“Uncommon” > “2×2” Live from AVL

Last month we set up shop in Asheville, North Carolina for two nights. And this is just a taste – 27 minutes of pure #umphreys rock. Directed by Keith Griner.  FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Asheville 2022 Couch Tour

Asheville 2022 Couch Tour

Couch Tour returns! Catch the tour’s two remaining livestreams next weekend, live from Asheville. boxoffice.mandolin.com/products/umphreys-mcgee-live-two-show-pass FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Umphrey’s Launches Partnership with Groovesafe

Umphrey’s Launches Partnership with Groovesafe

Umphrey’s McGee is partnering with GrooveSafe to help our community enjoy music in a fun and safe environment. GrooveSafe is a nonprofit with the goal of stopping unwanted touching, harassment and assault at concerts. GrooveSafe focuses on consent and body safety awareness as well as ways to keep yourself and your peers safe. Hate, harassment and unsolicited touching can ruin anyone’s good time, and unfortunately it happens more than you think. Learn how to keep …

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Rockjavik 2022 Confirmation

Rockjavik 2022 Confirmation

Rockjavik Attendees, Thank you for your patience as we have been hard at work gathering information to make the best decision possible in regards to the Rockjavik shows. By all indications, Covid is on a steady decline and this week the Icelandic Minister of Health has implemented a multi-level program for easing Covid restrictions in the country. Iceland is on track to lift all Covid restrictions by early March, possibly sooner. Given those factors and …

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Couch Tour from Philly

Couch Tour from Philly

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I Don’t Know What I Want

I Don’t Know What I Want

When I wake up will it be over and ok? LISTEN Written: Brendan Bayliss Performed: Brendan Bayliss, Jake Cinninger, Joel Cummins, Andy Farag, Kris Myers, Ryan Stasik Produced: Greg Magers, Umphrey’s McGee Engineered: Greg Magers, Shane Hendrickson, Kevin Browning, Graham Burris, Jim Leep, Jordon Silva Mixed: Ryan Hewitt Mastered: Dan Shike Primary tracking: Boondock Studio – Niles Michigan Overdub tracking: Studio 3024 – Chicago, Illinois Big Room Studio – Chicago, Illinois Roctopus’s Garden – Nashville, …

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Peak Summer 2022 in Colorado Announced

Peak Summer 2022 in Colorado Announced

Who is looking forward to June? [Wildly jumps up and down] Summer in Colorado is calling our name, with a fresh game plan to make the most of our annual rocky mountain adventure in 2022. Umphrey’s McGee is excited to announce “Peak Summer,” a return to the beloved Red Rocks Amphitheatre sandwiched between evenings at the Dillon Amphitheater in Dillion and the Gerald Ford Amphitheater in Vail. The weekend kicks off Thursday, June 16th in …

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