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Live In the Boondocks Added to umLive & Nugs

Live In the Boondocks Added to umLive & Nugs

A hearty thank you to all of you who tuned into our Live In the Boondocks streams last weekend. It was cathartic for us to be able to come together, reconnect, and simply play. We hope it was as impactful for all of you as it was for us. Through your support, we are donating $5,000.00 to the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit providing legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, …

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“Suxity” Music Video

“Suxity” Music Video

“Suxity” /suxity/ SUCK-city n. A location, place or state of being where it’s best to have your wits about you. Now in video form. Filmed on the road and in the studio, by hand, in early 2020. Snag the “Suxity”/”Crucial Taunt” 7-inch vinyl: bit.ly/umSuxity7. Five dollars from every record purchased will support Conscious Alliance and the incredibly important work they are doing to feed our communities during these difficult times.  FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Live In the Boondocks Update + “Suxity” Video

Live In the Boondocks Update + “Suxity” Video

Tune in a few minutes early for tonight’s Live In The Boondocks stream for the music video premiere of “Suxity.” Filmed on the road and in the studio, by hand, in early 2020. As noted with the first night, a portion of live stream proceeds will benefit the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization doing essential work for criminal justice reform in the United States. ### July 9, 2020 While many of you will be disappointed …

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Some Music to Think On

Some Music to Think On

Brendan Friday night at 10:30 pm ET/9:30 pm CT FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Live from the Living Room Postponed

Live from the Living Room Postponed

A message from Joel: Campaign Zero, https://www.joincampaignzero.org The Bail Project, https://bailproject.org FacebookTwitterTumblr

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Black Out Tuesday

Black Out Tuesday

As we stand with the music industry in observing Black Out Tuesday, we turn our attention away from UM and towards all communities experiencing racial injustices. UM is deeply troubled by the systemic racism that remains so prevalent across this country. Our hearts break for the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other victims of senseless brutality that continues to permeate our society. The severity of this moment must not …

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Our Amps May Be Silent

Our Amps May Be Silent

We have long worked to build a community where all feel welcome, a place to come together, focusing on what binds us rather than what divides us. As we struggle to understand what the future of live music will look like, we recognize our concerns come from a place of great privilege. Our amps may be silent, but our voices are not. Equality must not be political. We need change.  Equal Justice Initiative | Campaign …

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Ryan Stasik Presents 2020 E-Golden Ticket Winners.

Ryan Stasik Presents 2020 E-Golden Ticket Winners.

The winners of the 2020 E-Golden Ticket are in! Signed Drum Heads: Tyler Loeb and Shaun McGuire. Signed Anchor Drops Redux CDs: Bill Mottice, Stephanie Posgay, and Matthew Arend. Signed Hall of Fame 2017 Vinyl: Michael Titcomb, Ben Loomis, and Alaina Jaster. Quarantine care kits from the UMHQ: Lacey Defazio, Jess Ferguson, Erik Melville, and Alex Harris. Guestlist for 5 shows for you and a guest: Blake Phillips, Sean Palmacci, and James Clayton. Guestlist for …

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New Doom Flamingo EP Premiere Through Relix

New Doom Flamingo EP Premiere Through Relix

Our friends at Relix are premiering the new Doom Flamingo EP. Follow the link below to enjoy: relix.com/blogs/album_premieres/detail/premiere-doom-flamingos-doom-ep ### May 8, 2020 Ryan Stasik’s alter ego is back with a new EP dropping May 22nd. You have been warned. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” – Stephen King The Doom EP is just as it sounds; our first of many explorations into all things that …

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Summer Camp Virtual Festival + UM’s Golden Ticket

Summer Camp Virtual Festival + UM’s Golden Ticket

Summer Camp Virtual Festival: A 20 Year Retrospective is coming to a streaming platform near you. Presented with Live From Out There, the event will feature live music, throwback performances, interviews, workshops, panel discussions, giveaways, and more. While we are bummed we will not be getting together at Three Sisters Park this Memorial Day Weekend, those of us involved with the festival felt the need to honor tradition and provide you with the celebration you …

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Quarantine Comes Alive

Quarantine Comes Alive

We are excited to announce that on Saturday, May 30th, Brendan and Joel will be participating in Quarantine Comes Alive. Live For Live Music has teamed up with the PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund and nugs.tv to present a one day virtual music festival. This donation-based event will directly benefit the participating musicians as well as Sweet Relief, MusiCares, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, World Central Kitchen, Partners In Health, Trans Lifeline, Backline, and local organizations helping …

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E-Golden Ticket 2020

E-Golden Ticket 2020

  The E-Golden Ticket has sold out! FacebookTwitterTumblr

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