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Umphrey's McGee

Concert: Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, CT

The 15th Annual Gathering of the Vibes rolled into Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT, Thursday (7/29), bringing its annual four-day jam-band jubilee along with the bonus of spectacular weather, which appeared to energize virtually every act that took to its two stages.

Umphrey's McGee spend second summer behind 'Mantis'

Hard-touring jam band Umphrey's McGee will spend the summer months mixing club shows with festival appearances throughout the nation as the group continues supporting last year's "Mantis."

Umphrey's McGee continues winter roadwork behind 'Mantis'

Prog-rock/jam band Umphrey's McGee has again added more concerts to its US excursion behind "Mantis," pushing the road trip into mid-February.

Umphrey's McGee expands 'Mantis' tour

Jam band Umphrey's McGee has tacked a handful of November shows onto its in-progress US tour behind the recently released "Mantis" and added an interactive component to the run.

Umphrey's McGee expands fall tour

Jam-rockers Umphrey's McGee have filled out their fall itinerary behind their recently released fifth album, "Mantis."

Umphrey's McGee plots fall doings

Jam-rockers Umphrey's McGee have added a slate of late-summer/early fall headlining dates as they continue to back their latest studio set, February's "Mantis."

Festival Guide: Forecastle Festival, Louisville, KY

Date: July 10-12, 2009, $40-$200

Umphrey's McGee continues roadwork behind 'Mantis'

Umphrey's McGee will remain on the road through early September in support of the band's recently released album, "Mantis," and the forthcoming live DVD, "Umphrey's McGee - Live."

Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, Wilco top 10,000 Lakes Fest

Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic (for two nights) and Wilco will headline the 10,000 Lakes Festival held at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN, July 22-25, according to a press release.