Umphrey's McGee

Umphrey's McGee | Cabooze Outdoor Plaza | 7/6/13 | Review

South Bend, Indiana progressive rock band Umphrey's McGee has made quite a name for themselves in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area over the years. In the beginning the band played at venues like the Minnesota Zoo Amphitheatre and The Cabooze, building a reliable fan base that grew every time they returned to the Twins Cities. As they gained popularity, Umphrey’s McGee began to headline shows at the legendary First Avenue Nightclub, playing as many as three nights in a row to sold out crowds.

Umphrey's McGee Colorado New Years Tickets On Sale Now!

It's a good day to be an Umphrey's McGee fan in Colorado. Three-day tickets and umVIP + travel packages for their 2013 NYE run are now live and ripe for the taking.

Umphrey's McGee Halloween 2013 Tickets on Pre-Sale Now

Umphrey's McGee are pleased to announce the details of their 2013 Halloween run—three nights at Milwaukee's historic Riverside Theater. For the sixth year, they'll unveil a fresh batch of live mash-ups as only Umphrey's McGee can do. To support UM in delivering the greatest Halloween weekend of all time, London Souls joins the bill on the 31st, Cosby Sweater with Joel Cummins on November 1st and BoomBox on the 2nd.

Umphrey's Brings The Thunder to Red Rocks

Rage. Rest. Repeat. This was the motto printed on flyers around Boulder promoting Umphrey's McGee upcoming Red Rocks show, and it was the one the band adhered to faithfully on Friday night. Mixing in a high-energy varied set list with their unique, dynamic musicianship, Umphrey's proved why they are one of the best live bands, jam or otherwise, performing today. 

Summer Camp Music Festival 2013 | Review & Photos

This past Memorial Day weekend marked the 13th anniversary of Summer Camp Music Festival, and annual event that takes place at the celebrated Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since the festival’s beginning in 2001, it has grown rapidly into a bona fide heavy-hitter event by delivering major artists of multiple genres year after year.

Grateful Web's 2013 Wakarusa Preview: Day 2

We’re about an hour away from kicking off the music here on the second day of the tenth annual Wakarusa Music Festival at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Ark.

Camp Bisco Announces Full 2013 Lineup

Camp Bisco has announced its full lineup of performers slated for the twelfth annual three-day music and arts festival, in Mariaville, New York this July 11th-13th.

Top 5 things you can expect from Wakarusa 2013

I’m coming up on my fourth Wakarusa, and it’s hard to put into words exactly what I’m the most excited about because I just come into the festival KNOWING I’m going to have a great time. Each and every year the festival grows, and I can’t wait to see what all is on-site for the 10th festival, taking place on Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Ark. May 30 to June 2.

Here are the top five things you can expect from the festival:

1. Classics from your favorite artists

Umphrey's McGee Live from the Tabernacle on DVD & Blu-ray

Umphrey's McGee is proud to unveil their latest live video offering for your sensory enjoyment. The first ever four-night New Year's celebration at the legendary Tabernacle in Atlanta is now available for pre-order on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download.

The Return of the Jamband

During the early 1990s while growing up in middle America I was making the transformation from teenager to adult.  My personal changes were not unlike what the country in general was going through.  The awkward years of George Bush gave way to the prosperous reign of President Clinton. During this time there was another interesting transition going on in popular music and culture.  The dominant days of hair metal bands were fading (like my stone-washed jeans), and the glam gave way to grunge which ushered in a new era of rock n' roll.