Leg one of our 15th Anniversary Tour kicks off tonight with a string of sold out shows and a special surprise! We're pleased to announce our official 15 Year Anniversary show at Brooklyn Bowl on January 20th. Tickets go on sale Noon ET tomorrow, January 17th, HERE.Along with a new tour comes spankin' new threads at the merch table and online. Look for more posters on this tour than ever before, including prints at the Landmark Theatre, The Beacon and Brooklyn Bowl this weekend. Want 'em all?
Umphrey's McGee New Year's Eve run in Atlanta has finally arrived. The 29th-31st are officially sold out (with the 28th close behind), but there's still hope- a handful of tickets are being re-released right now (12:00 PM ET). Go get em, and ring in the new year properly with some face melting rock.UM is pumped to bring you an arsenal of talented supporting acts on the bill down in Atlanta, with The Bright Light Social Hour, Zoogma and Moon Taxi. On the 29th, be sure to catch Zoogma's late-night set in the Cotton Club inside the Tabernacle.
The Mantras, North Carolina’s funk fusion power quintet, have released the first single from their upcoming album ‘Jam Bands Ruined My Life!’. Video of the new single 'Kinetic Bump’ featuring Jake Cinninger on guitar performing along with these progressive rock upstarts is available here.
You are cordially invited to head out west with Umphrey's McGee in 2013! Leg two of tour carries UM into the Rockies and down the California coast, including a triumphant return to the breathtaking Fox Theatre in Oakland St. Patrick's Day weekend. To celebrate Umphrey's first ever two-night stand in LA, they're offering the Hollywood Nights VIP and Travel Packages.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched a new on-line charity auction that features several New Years Eve ticket/poster packages as well as Phish memorabilia featuring a very rare kick drum head that was used by Phish in the 90’s and has been signed by the band. The auction also includes a large number of Phish 2012 Summer Tour posters signed by the band and a very unique memorabilia package from the 2011 New Years run.
On January 21, 1998, Umphrey's McGee played their first show for a handful of friends at Bridget McGuire's Filling Station in South Bend, IN. Over the last fifteen years, in rooms large and small, Umphrey's one constant has been YOU - the best fans in the world.
The 6th Annual Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival is just around the corner and today event producers release the daily stage performance schedule. With more than 50 artists on the lineup – many of who will perform multiple sets throughout the weekend – music runs nearly round-the-clock at Bear Creek.
As the summer festival season comes to a close, Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival gears up for an incredible sixth year. Held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, Bear Creek is steeped in the tradition of funk music and the exceptional lineup reflects the eclectic nature of the scene. The lineup – which already features Umphrey's McGee, Lotus, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, The New Mastersounds, Zach Deputy, George Porter Jr.
Festivals are always welcome in the NYC area that don't involve traveling to New Jersey (All Points West), electronic dance music (Electric Zoo) or taking a crowded ferry (Governors Ball, HARD Fest, Rock The Bells). So, it's a shame that NYC was not as receptive to the inaugural year of Catalpa, which was held in the convenient location of Randall's Island.