Umphrey's McGee

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Though Umphrey’s McGee have always been known best by their enigmatic live performances, they have also excelled in crafting outstanding studio albums throughout their career, and the newest release Death by Stereo is no exception.

The second annual Catskill Chill Music, Camping and Arts Festival returns to scenic Camp Minglewood in Hancock, NY.  By popular demand this year’s festival is extended to three days following the success of last year’s two day event and takes place Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11.  Camp Minglewood rests on a picturesque, lakeside and tree-lined 200 acres in the western Catskills and is just 140 miles from New York City.

The 9th annual Hoxeyville Music Festival, held August 19-21 in the Heart of the Manistee National Forest in northwest Michigan, announces a diverse lineup including fusion masters Umphrey's McGee, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart Band, Michigan’s rising newgrass stars Greensky Bluegrass, New Orleans-funk infused Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, satirist songwriter Todd Snider, reggae pioneers The Itals, Umphrey’s side project Digital Tape Machine

On Sunday afternoon The New Mastersounds were finishing up a remarkable set of true funk as Renard “Ras I Ray” Shy, Sr. (bassist/singer for Easy Star All-Stars) sat in the audience at Red Rocks Amphitheater enjoying the music and mingling with fans.

With summer Held this July 14-17 at Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV, the 15th Annual All Good Music Festival has announced the complete schedule and list of artists performing the event which can be found here.

The Chicagoland weather forecast for Summer Camp 2011 included the infamous 50% chance of rain and sunny skies all weekend long.  What we found were marriages of rain and shine, glamour and gladiator, nature and music all tied together interconnected.    If you buy into numerology, the answer is in the numbers here folks.  Last year we brought attention to the

The Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama this past weekend has officially cemented itself among the heavy-hitting top-notch summer festivals of the year, both in terms of musical content and festavarian (read: festival-goers) satisfaction.

The 15th Annual All Good Festival gave its followers a gift on 420 by announcing the late night lineup for the event.  Late Night performers will include Pretty Lights, Umphrey's McGee, STS9, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and Big Gigantic. Tickets are available now at www.allgoodfestival.com

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There is just something about the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver that brings out the best in Umphreys McGee.  The Chicago prog-rockers have made this exalted venue a mainstay each year since 2005, and each performance has outdone the last.  This should come as no surprise to those who know the band, since they are performing brilliantly these days and hav

Last year was monumental for veteran prog rockers Umphrey's McGee, who hit the road for over 100 shows with stops at familiar haunts and some new markets.  Their unique concert events including the Stew Art Series and

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