Umphrey's McGee Stories

Friday Album Reviews | Six New Records You Need To Know

Words: Alex WoodAs every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from January 12. Anderson East Encore [1/12]We arent shy about our love for Anderson East around Tomorrows Verse, and albums like Encore are the reason why. Easts neo-soul sound is undeniably authentic,...

Setlist / Video | 30db @ Martyrs' 12/20/17

[instagram id="Bc8v_CyHV3R"]A partnership born in a period of turmoil for former YMSB mandolinist Jeff Austin and Umphrey's McGee guitarist Brendan Bayliss, seems to have settled into a nice holiday tradition.The pair performed at Martyr's on Wednesday (their third area appearance in the last three Decembers), offering a rundown of...

This Week In Shows | September 18 – September 24

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Father John Misty @ Auditorium Theatre 9/20Still on a seemingly endless promotional tour for the excellent Pure Comedy, folk-rock mastermind Father John Misty will perform at Auditorium...

Umphrey's McGee Show Cut Short | Photos & Setlist

Photos: Zach StoneLast weekend, Phish fans were graced with near perfect weather at Northerly Island. A good thing, too, as many in attendance will surely remember their weather-impacted inaugural run in 2013.So forgive the flashbacks if some of the same folks also made it out to see Umphrey's McGee on the big stage...

On TV | Umphrey’s McGee’s Late-Night Bonnaroo Set

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Umphreys McGeeWhat: A pro-shot video of their entire late-night Bonnaroo set, which captures both an incredible musical performance as well as the bands intense stage precense and light show.You Need To Know: Theres something a...

More Than Just Jam: Reflecting on Summer Camp with Aqueous

By: Nick Draper | Photos: Tara GracerFor their fifth year at Summer Camp Music Festival, the New York based jamband Aqueous offered some of the best sets of the whole program. I sat down with Mike Gantzer, guitarist and vocalist, to hear his reflections on what it is that made their Summer Camp sets so...

Summer Camp Music Festival 2017 - Friday Recap

Words: Nick Draper | Photos: Ben BowenThrough the muck to solid groundMild temperatures on Thursday turned to wild weather on Friday, when early in the day a storm cell reduced much of the ground to muck.Mother nature dumped the water on SCamp right as moe. was going to kick off their first set...

A Dozen Gregg Allman Tributes, Ranked

Gregg Allman's death was a hard hitting one for anyone -- and there are plenty of us -- who was affected by his music. Of course, one proper way to acknowledge his contributions is to sit down with your favorite Allman's recording (I'll forever choose The Fillmore Concerts) and have a deep listen...

Summer Camp Music Festival Releases 2017 Schedule

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially released the 2017 schedule for their annual festival. Take a look, and start planning your weekend now.The Thursday night pre-party features Twiddle, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Spafford, Crosseyed & Phishless, TAUKing McGee (members of TAUK & Umphrey's McGee), Dumpstaphunk and more. ...

PHOTOS / SETLISTS / VIDEO | Umphrey's McGee Milwaukee Run

Milwaukee's Riverside Theater is a FOR REAL destination venue for live music.Widespread Panic's now legendary fall runs are getting a challenge from a genuine Midwestern act.  Umphrey's McGee touched down for three shows to close out March and welcome April.  It's becoming just as much a right of passageThe theater, and Jefferson...