Umphrey’s McGee to Celebrate 2000th Show, Launch Streaming Service and announce Winter Tour with Special Guests Tauk
Umphrey’s McGee have announced that their upcoming fall tour, ending on November 8 in Madison, WI with their 2000th show. The first 11 streams will cost $9.99 while the 2000th show, ending their Fall Tour, will be offered free to fans HERE.
The first show on October 22 will be streamed from the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH as part of the Yahoo Music and Live Nation’s 365 shows in 365 days free series. Umphrey’s will join a bill that includes such artists as Ray LaMontagne and The Dave Matthews Band. Fans will have the ability to stream the concert via Yahoo Screen on iOS, Android, mobile, desktop, and Smart TV platforms including Apple. The show can be streamed here.
The following 11 shows will be a collaboration with webcast partner TourGigs and will feature high quality, multi-camera shoots with a soundboard feed. Each stream will replay for 24 hours until the next evening’s performance. Each show is available for $9.99, including the 24-hour replay, or all 10 for $49.99. The band will offer audio download options via UMLive.net.
Additionally, Umphrey’s McGee has launched the first full service, streaming site for a single artist. Fans will have access to over 1000 live shows as well as band’s entire catalog for $10 per month. The service is available via UMLive.net in both desktop and iOS versions (Android nearing completion).
And if you haven’t tried Headphones & Snowcones at an Umphrey’s show, you are missing out! Fans can rent high-end wireless headphones at shows to listen to a direct audio feed from the soundboard. The band recently posted a great video about the impetus of the program featuring testimonials and live footage. You can read about one fan’s experience with Headphones & Snowcones here.
Umphrey’s McGee Tour Dates:
October 22 – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
October 23 – The Rapids Theatre – Niagara Falls, NY
October 24 – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
October 25 – Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI
October 29 – Forum Theatre – Binghamton, NY
October 30 – The F.M. Kirby Center – Wilkes-Barre, PA
October 31 – House of Blues – Boston, MA (Sold Out)
November 1 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
November 5 – The Canopy Club – Urbana, IL
November 6 – Kalamazoo State Theatre – Kalamazoo, MI
November 7 – The Orpheum – Madison, WI (Sold Out)
November 8 – The Orpheum – Madison, WI (Sold Out)
Winter Tour Dates:
January 28- The Lyric – Oxford, MS
January 29- Tennessee Theatre- Knoxville, TN*
January 30- Taft Theatre- Cincinnati, OH
January 31- The Fillmore- Detroit, MI*
February 4-5- Chattanooga,TN
February 6- Ryman Auditorium- Nashville, TN
February 7- Asheville Civic Center- Asheville, NC*
February 11- The Jefferson Theater- Charlottesville, VA
February 12- The National- Richmond, VA
February 13- The Norva- Norfolk, VA*
February 14- The Ritz- Raliegh, NC
February 18- The Calvin Theatre- Northhampton, MA*
February 19- The State Theatre- Portland, ME*
February 21- The Palace Theatre-Albany, NY*
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