Umphrey's McGee Fall Tour

UMPHREY'S McGEE ON TOUR THIS FALL
JIMMY STEWART 2007 and CompendiUM, BOTH AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH iTunes

Umphrey's McGee
Perennial jam heavyweights, Umphrey's McGee are getting ready for their fall tour, kicking off October 2 in Michigan. Notable stops along the way find two-night stands in Burlington Vermont, Knoxville Tennessee, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and four-nights in New York City (all dates below).

In case you haven't picked it up yet, the band released Jimmy Stewart 2007 this past June. This digital-only release features the band's best improvisations of the past year. Jimmy Stewart 2007 is a limited edition release, first available at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and thereafter available digitally through UMLive.net and iTunes. Plus, the UM download will offer up a companion podcast with an additional 70 minutes of material that did not make the Jimmy Stewart 2007 album.

Jimmy Stewart 2007 is an ambitious effort to compile a year's worth of the band's inspired improvisations into two seamless 70-minute "mixtapes." At over 100 shows a year, Umphrey's McGee delves into these spontaneous compositions, engaging their fans as they feed off each other's energy. A Zappa-inspired language of body gestures and hand-signals allow the band to break structure while creating an entirely new arrangement. As Umphrey's McGee continues to evolve, each live performance showcases the band's "Jimmy Stewart" approach to structured improvisation.

Also, Umphrey's McGee released a digital-only live series titled CompendiUM. Available through iTunes and UMLive.net, CompendiUM offers live recordings of the band's favorite ten shows of 2007. Included in the series are the band's Boulder, Colorado show from March 6, their Portland, Oregon show on June 7, and the Chicago show from December 30, among others.

The current list of confirmed Umphrey's McGee tour dates is as follows:

10.02 State Theatre Kalamazoo MI
10.03 Emens Auditorium Muncie IN
10.04 CEFCU Ctr. Stage @ The Landing Peoria IL
10.09 Northern Lights Clifton Park NY
10.10-11 Higher Ground Ballroom Burlington VT
10.13 Moog Fest / Grand Ballroom @ Manhattan Ctr New York NY
10.14-16 Blender Theatre at Gramercy New York NY
10.17 Smith Opera House Geneva NY
10.18 Electric Factory Philadelphia PA
10.23 Richards on Richards Vancouver B.C.
10.24 Crystal Ballroom Portland OR
10.25 Showbox at the Market Seattle WA
10.27 Crystal Bay Club Casino Crystal Bay NV
10.28 House of Blues West Hollywood CA
10.29 House of Blues San Diego CA
10.31 Warfield Theatre San Francisco CA
11.01 Slim's San Francisco CA
11.14 Eagles Club Milwaukee WI
11.15 Cannery Ballroom Nashville TN
11.16 The Music Farm Charleston SC
11.18-19 Bijou Theater Knoxville TN
11.20 The National Richmond VA
11.21-22 Nightclub 9:30 Washington D.C.
12.11-15 Caribbean Holidaze Jamaica
12.29-31 The Auditorium Theatre Chicago IL
http://www.umphreys.com/

[Published on: 9/16/08]

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Comments

Carini83 starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 02:19PM
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Carini83

hittin up that new years shit in the windy city im already pumped

uhoh Tue 9/16/2008 02:28PM
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uhoh

a serious lack of midwest dates, once again.

sleewell Tue 9/16/2008 02:28PM
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sleewell

10/28 + 29 - WOOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!!!

onebigicygnar Tue 9/16/2008 02:31PM
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onebigicygnar

WHY NOT BOSTON!!!

You guys are making me go all the way up to Vermont!!!

musicismylife Tue 9/16/2008 02:34PM
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musicismylife

Asheville please? I'll definitely be in chi for new years though!!

dreadyknowsbest starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 02:39PM
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dreadyknowsbest

Jamaica

jasonthehead starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 02:40PM
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ZigZach420 Tue 9/16/2008 02:50PM
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ZigZach420

yea fuck yea...

soo pumped, 2 nights of burlington was amazing last year

also suprised to see them play such a small venue in clifton park...20 min from home tho, PUMPEDD

Jason Woodside starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 02:55PM
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Jason Woodside

let the hating begin!!! honestly bayless isnt a great singer but he gets better as time goes on. the rest of the band is sick nasty and i personally cant wait to see em in jamaica and chitown among others. UM is by far the best band on the scene, they play movements while others mindlessly noodle around trading solos. they are incredible composers who can handle a broader range of musical styles than even phish or sci. the lyrics are meaningful and are sound better as they progress (as the band as a whole has done as well). no band on the scene has a greater understanding of music and such a stellar way of delivering it, and with no other band on their level could you make a cd mix with 10 songs that actually sounds like 10 different nasty bands.

PhatBoyRy Tue 9/16/2008 02:57PM
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PhatBoyRy

wheres murat at?

kayaker247 Tue 9/16/2008 03:00PM
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kayaker247

northern lights blows! Umphrey's rocks! LA heads with comps dissing this band suck!

Kylep215 starstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 03:01PM
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Yeah I'm pumped for the mini umphest in Burlington, they will be my ninth and tenth shows with these guys... nobody rocks my soul like umph!

JamMasterJay starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 03:09PM
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JamMasterJay

GENEVA BAAAAABBBBBBBBYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

jwatson8388 Tue 9/16/2008 03:10PM
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jwatson8388

fall tour looks good....but the tabernacle show from this past sunday....was the motherfucking heat

utopian fir sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo nuts

nugghupher Tue 9/16/2008 03:13PM
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Umph does deliver the goods. Musician wise they are off the charts. Umph is not for the thin minded. they have a distinct sound unlike any. but come on all no need to campare. i have listened to many many flacs, but will be feelin them for the first time in Philly, cant wait for my mental vaction. heard many good things i am pumped

gmoo Tue 9/16/2008 03:23PM
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gmoo

This band is the hotness. Personally I think Bayliss does a great job w/ the vocals...much better than Trevor from TLG if you ask me, Jasonthehead. UM isn't for everyone tho. Kzoo will be my 30th show, and I can't f'in wait!

chidodger Tue 9/16/2008 03:46PM
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chidodger

I live in Chicago, but I was hoping for a Vegas date. Bummed about no Vegoose this year, and last year's UM latenight show was the highlite of my enitire trip, and I wanted to plan another trip out there to see them. It's ok, though, 3 nights at the auditorium will give me more than my fill.

moephishH2O starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 04:31PM
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moephishH2O

yes yes yes Portland > Seattle > San Fran...

jewadamandtheisraelites Tue 9/16/2008 04:32PM
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Umphrey's McGee can play literally anything.

Can't wait for Philly!

earlgonefishn Tue 9/16/2008 04:38PM
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Jasonthehead, TLG has got to be the most derivative band in the dying (hate all you want, but the scene's fading) jam scene. Bland, repetitive and uninspired. UM still tries to push boundaries and still delivers. TLG wallows around in mindless jams. If TLG is the future of "jam'" then PLEASE turn this place into indiebase ASAP.

jasonthehead starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 04:47PM
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jasonthehead

Though it's my actual opinion, I usually don't express that kind of negativity, especially here. It was kind of an experiment in honesty. Some of my favorite singers don't do it for others. I think you people actually took it pretty easy on me. I may not love UM, but I have hung with tons of their fans at High Sierra, Vegoose, Mardi Gras with Phil in S.F. and a show at the Key Club in Hollywood a few years ago. UM fans rage, and they rage righteously...good times will be had on this tour, no doubt.

oboyler Tue 9/16/2008 05:04PM
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oboyler

i dont kno why in the hell theyd go to geneva but im pretty damn happy they r. itll be my first umphs show and i cant fuckin wait.

JerryisaJedi starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 05:15PM
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Dear Um, PLEASE STOP PLAYING THE RAVE! Its one of the worst venues in Mil. follow ratdog and panics lead and start playing the Rivierside. Other than that cant wait!!!

jonrand starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 06:06PM
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jonrand

Yay! More great music for us Torontonians to miss out on!

Rickymullet starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 06:06PM
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HoodooVoodoo starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 06:35PM
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HoodooVoodoo

Every couple of years I give UM another shot to win me over. It's about that time again. Heck, it might have been 3 or 4 years by now. Should I shell out the $22 to give another chance?

musicscool starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 07:07PM
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musicscool

See you in Clifton Park

timmyp starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 07:11PM
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timmyp

See you there gmoo. My "over the hill" show, #40! I am so grateful for all of the Michigan shows through the years. Great Lakes, Great Times.

johnnygoff Tue 9/16/2008 07:13PM
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johnnygoff

GENEVA Baby!

nice weekend in upstate NY.

travel up to geneva (beautiful finger lakes country) for the Friday show and then wake up and hit the NYS thruway to Albany for TREY on Saturday.

Cannot wait for this show.

It would be sweet if Cummins carried over somethin' from that Moog fest for Geneva, considering they are in the backyard of where Bob Moog had his first factory. (Ithaca)

see ya in Geneva.

ClaysTribe starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 07:23PM
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ClaysTribe

hellllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yes house of blues LA, thats the place to be, its going to be ridiculousness

RambleOnShelbyRose starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 09:30PM
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RambleOnShelbyRose

SICK! there is no other way to say it. i'm going to norther lights and i'm catching two nights in burlington and have those tickets locked up. no one has said anything but i'm stoked for conspirator almost equally as umphrey's considering that you know that jake will play with conspirator (he's done it before). That being said i don't think that they're the best band on the scene, i would reserve that right to my boys the biscuits, and despite all that i said before that one comment will just get me all those negative integers

CarrotSandwich starstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 09:41PM
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CarrotSandwich

Meanwhile, another amazing band is touring the US this fall... GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD.

This group is sick! They're playing both coasts and places in between - check the tour dates: myspace.com/giantpandadub

chinacatsunflower1989 starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 09:49PM
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chinacatsunflower1989

see yall in geneva!! hopefully i can still get trey tickets for the following night in albany...UM dominates

jibmonkey024 Tue 9/16/2008 10:04PM
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always milwaukee but never minneapolis, wheres the minnesnowta nice??

search4cake starstarstarstarstar Tue 9/16/2008 10:52PM
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Yeahhh...see ya in Philly and night 1 in DC

nershi6string Tue 9/16/2008 11:10PM
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im surprised this is just being posted. the tour was announced a month ago. Peoria and ChitownX3 for me!

nershi6string Tue 9/16/2008 11:11PM
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also there is a rumored canopy club show for November 13th. im guessing this will be confirmed after the Peoria show.

gmoo starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 12:17AM
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gmoo

No reason to give Jasonthehead thumbs down y'all. He's being honest, and that's awesome :) :) :)

Jekisa starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 12:46AM
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Jekisa

"It was all Illusion, fragment of the whole

product in confusion, mastering my soul.

Moments of division, lost about the way

I can't feel my vision, swollow and remain.

Moments of division, lord but I can't see

contemplate my motion, who am I to be.

All my thoughts divided

All my friends divided

All my worlds divided, it's gone so far

All these ways divided

All these thoughts divided

When all our roads are spoken for.

then it fades, far gone

it's my sin

soul embrace

soul the same

soul embraced

soul the same"

bmwsrok11 Wed 9/17/2008 01:59AM
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I second all the great comments about UM so far, they are by far my favorite band doing their thing right now. For some reason they really always do take a few listens and 1 - 2 shows before I can get any of my friends hooked, but once they do they don't go back.

The Tabernacle show was definitely up there with my favorites out of the 12 shows i have seen. August 1st was kinda a disappointment though, and I really wanted them to THROW down on the 2nd. They more than made up for it with the show last Sunday. Anyone trying to get into UM should give this show a serious listen. Although the quality is not fantastic, there is a taping of the show on archive.org that someone put up. Enjoy!

As far as 2008 goes, they are on FIRE right now! Go see them as soon as you can! Especially if you caught a bad show in the past and you've got a grudge. If you love awesome music, as you should being on this board, you really need to be a part of the UM crowd if youre not already. To all my UM peeps, Ill see you front and center. Peace!

bigfro Wed 9/17/2008 03:34AM
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bigfro

It's funny how New York City finally gets multiple shows after 2 years and do it is on a weekday so any one with a job can't go to all of them. I guess NYC isn't a big enough market. Their manager is a little dopey. WHy not book friday Saturday SUnday, No they have an important date in Geneva, NY. New YorkCity is starting to forget Umphrey's. THey are playing as good as they can and then they do a rookie move and book a weekday in the big city. The problem is rookies only book week days because they can't get booked for Friday or Saturday. Any one with any juice will have to miss this one.

‹^› ‹(•¿•)› ‹^› {¬¿¬} starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 04:30AM
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‹^› ‹(•¿•)› ‹^›      {¬¿¬}

bayliss has SOUL, ya'll are crazy!!!

‹^› ‹(•¿•)› ‹^› {¬¿¬} Wed 9/17/2008 05:02AM
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‹^› ‹(•¿•)› ‹^›      {¬¿¬}

and I will be at Bearcreek when they come thru my area so I guess I will miss it.

sideshow bart Wed 9/17/2008 05:50AM
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sideshow bart

im gonn um all over your face

RambleOnShelbyRose starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 06:45AM
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RambleOnShelbyRose

hey bigfro. but what they do makes sense, geneva is a small market so when they play weekend in geneva they will get higher attendance there then if they played it at any other time, while they know there is such a market in NYC that they can get high attendance any day

TINAfarina Wed 9/17/2008 07:12AM
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TINAfarina

UM makes me wanna um...mmmmmmmm UMPHREY'S :)

theguykeator Wed 9/17/2008 07:35AM
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theguykeator

I dont get whats so appealing about the RAVE, or Milltown for that matter. I wont be attending only because of the RAVE, how are you going to sell your hometown piss brew for $7 a 12oz. cup? Not to mention the acustics of that place blow, and theres usally bass puring through the walls due to a hip-hop show in the next room. Sorry for being negative, but come over to the Twin Cities, or at least Madison, anywhere but the RAVE.

bigfro Wed 9/17/2008 08:03AM
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bigfro

So then wait a week and then play Geneva, but no weekend shows in NYC is ridicules. Geneva is near enough to a few universities where people can make weekday shows. I can't and I would see all three and 2 years is too long for no weekend shows. I'm sorry Geneva will not keep Umphrey's touring and selling records. NYC will keep a small band alive.

farflantz Wed 9/17/2008 08:07AM
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No insult to Geneva, but New Yorkers shouldn't be treated like such shit by Umphrey's. They skipped us last spring tour and played in Cemtral JHersy at The Starland Ballroom instead. The train doesn't go there and it is in a school zone. Of course 20 people got arrested for weed. My girl got felt up by the boucers and knocked into the bar by the bouncers. Philly gets friday or saturday every time, so does DC, Atlanta, but NYC gets skipped or tossed some pathetic weekday show. Save the week days for the college towns.

acidfilms Wed 9/17/2008 08:09AM
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acidfilms

New York gets screwed by Umphrey's. I would be at all 3, but so be it. It's been so long since I've seen them I no longer care.

jolanaopava Wed 9/17/2008 08:12AM
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i.own.you Wed 9/17/2008 08:19AM
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i.own.you

Seriously, first they made us sit through Sound Tribe's shitty set on a thursday and then they dick us with weekday shows at a weak theatre. NYC deserves more respect. I agree fire the manager.

memphish starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 09:01AM
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memphish

southern ter brah!!!

and NYE for my 7th year in a row \m/

Steve Birdman star Wed 9/17/2008 09:32AM
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fordaj Wed 9/17/2008 10:48AM
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are these shows going to be AA.....my jr. high buds want to go

MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks Wed 9/17/2008 11:10AM
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MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks

jibmonkey024 = They have done 3 night runs @ 1st ave the last 2 years & expect one again this next year. Too bad no stop this fall though.

reuben25 starstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 11:38AM
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reuben25

starland ballroom is the WORST venue on the east coast the cops are such dicks and the bouncers are total dickweeds...i recommend noone go there

UmphNugget Wed 9/17/2008 01:05PM
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UmphNugget

Umphdeck in Philly yet again. It is gonna be hard to top the 2venue gig last month, but who cares. Awesome band at an awesome venue. Truly makes for an Awesome Saturday.

RambleOnShelbyRose starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 02:05PM
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RambleOnShelbyRose

I'm sorry but my three favorite touring bands (Lotus, Umph, and Bisco) have only come to my market (albany) on thursdays, and it sucks that i can't get real wild but i see them anyway, and yes i go to school and have a job, people in the city are spoiled, you guys get all the good shows, for once let the person in geneva get wild on the weekends with a sick band.

Mr_McDankenstein starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 02:37PM
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Mr_McDankenstein

Who?

Tony8 Wed 9/17/2008 02:46PM
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Tony8

Best metal band ever! I love UM!

phishspread-aholic Wed 9/17/2008 03:52PM
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phishspread-aholic

UM IN CHUCKTOWN WILL BE NUTTTTSSSSS!!!!

johnnygoff starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 04:17PM
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johnnygoff

For being, "the city that never sleeps", it's funny how much bitchin all the NYC'ers are doing about "Not having weekend bookings for UM".... You guys are saying Geneva somehow doesn't deserve a weekend booking. Do your homework people. For years, Upstate NY Cities have been the backbones of many o' large jamband tour. (roch., syr., buff,ithaca, troy, albany, binghamton/johnson city, etc...) Add to that that Umph has only hit true upstate cities a handful of times, (none in central NY) geneva def. deserves a weekend show. Besides, NYC'ers, rock out all night at UM and then go to work. Have a rough day at work. don't be calling the UM manager out or bitching about Geneva. Get out of the smog for the weekend, get in your ride and come visit the Finger Lakes, listen to UM and buy some wine. Just please quit complaining. You get 2 back-to-back nights and then you bitch because they are not on the "right" nights. Gimme a break people. Besides, I look at this Geneva show as like Phish did at utah shows. Lots o' heads would skip these shows because they were out of the way, and then a day later, they would see the setlist and shoot themselves. THE OUT-OF-THE-WAY, OFF-BEAT TOUR STOPS ARE OFTEN THE BEST PLACES TO HEAR SOME MIND-BLOWING, once-in-a-blue-moon crazy setlists. fwiw. cheers to all.

Geneva could've been on a tuesday and i still would have driven 90 mins each way and gone to work @ 6 a.m. the next day...

mclennan starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 04:17PM
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interesting, joloanapova, you want to talk about inferiority complexes? how about creating 3 accounts (joloanapova, farflantz, acidfilms) on the same day, and then a 4th today (i.own.you) to express the same opinion of your original account (bigfro). you need five personalities to get your point across. inferiority complex much?

maybe if you knew your UM history better, you'd realize they play weekend gigs in NYC all of the time. here's 5 from the last 2 years. that's more weekend gigs than any other city in the last 2 years (outside Chicago new year's run).

10/20/07 Nokia Theatre

10/19/07 Nokia Theatre

04/13/07 Nokia Theatre

12/02/06 Nokia Theatre

12/01/06 Nokia Theatre

I've never known anyone to complain about having 4 shows in their hometown. sad.

psogator43 Wed 9/17/2008 05:21PM
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that atlanta show was fire...2nd set blew my mind! here's to nashville and closing the tour in DC...and I got work the next day! oh wait...those are weekend shows...those markets big enough to deserve em?

Rollin' Rosemary! Wed 9/17/2008 05:22PM
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Rollin' Rosemary!

FUck no MA shows. Im gunna have to hit up VT and NY...

In a Big Country Wed 9/17/2008 08:16PM
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In a Big Country

theguykeator <<<< Dude Eagles Ballroom is the best venue in the midwest !!!!! Fuck rectangle designs when you can get an oval and everyone has a good view of the band !!!!

vultured starstarstarstarstar Wed 9/17/2008 08:49PM
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MUNCIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

rustfinger Thu 9/18/2008 07:46AM
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rustfinger

the eagles ballroom is cool and nice for a show but the way that venue is ran is just shady. not to mention overaggressive security guards tryin to find any excuse to throw someone out, it's like entering a prison. and like mentioned before $7.50 for 12 oz beer is ridiculous, who do they think they are the milwaukee brewers, even the brewers give ya 16oz. maybe if the rave treated music fans with respect i wouldn't have a problem seeing shows there but until then, keep coming to the pabst or the riverside

MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks Thu 9/18/2008 10:11AM
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MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks

I would have to vote 1st ave. as the best in the midwest. The Rave might be one of the worst. Great setup, terribly ran.

MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks Thu 9/18/2008 10:17AM
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MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks

Oh yeah. Give me a break swith this fire the manager, boohoo they dont play NYC on the weekends bullshit. Im sure like most reasonable people, the band would laugh at your foolishness. If you dont like it stay hope & get your sleepy time. pfff.

moe.0018 starstarstarstar Thu 9/18/2008 10:39AM
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moe.0018

Excited to see UM again. I saw them over the summer with sound which was a great show. I just wanna see them play two sets and w/o the sound tribe fans hating on them and bringin down the vibe. dont get me wrong, i was pumped to see sts9 but it kinda brings down everything when half the people leave in the middle of the show

thehurricane23 Thu 9/18/2008 12:36PM
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thehurricane23

Forget NYC, I love to party there but the logistics suck for tour kids. You cant vend anything without risking thousands in fines, hell the pigs wont even let you stand on a corner five minutes without telling you to "move along".

thehurricane23 Thu 9/18/2008 12:39PM
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thehurricane23

Play the Taft in Cincy sometime. The last show I went to there I was pulling out joints and showing them to the security, nitrous out in the lots..Possession of less than 100 grams of herb is a fine only so you can puff copius amounts when you are in oHIo.

MOERON10 Thu 9/18/2008 03:08PM
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See ya at crystal ballroom

Grateful_Sam Fri 9/19/2008 09:28AM
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Grateful_Sam

DEFINITe lack on the midwest shows. No good. Guess I'll be missing the fall tour (only 1 out of 4 isn't bad)

umphscr Sat 9/20/2008 11:09AM
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I actually dont mind the mid week shows. I live in ct and im going to all 3.and now poser high school kids cant go. And the gramercy is not a bad venue at all. seen a bunch of bands there and there are MUCH worse venues in NYC.

ClaysTribe starstarstarstarstar Mon 9/22/2008 08:43PM
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ClaysTribe

mciennan- i went to the 10/19-20 shows, those were my first umphreys show and ive never experienced something like that, ive seen about ten times now and im never looking back, they may be the greatest musical item to have happen to enter my ear drum socket

yay umphrey's