Umphreys McGee Latest Jam Act Featured On Jeopardy

It’s clear there’s someone on the staff of popular TV game show Jeopardy! who like jam bands. Following in the footsteps of the Grateful Dead, moe. and Phish, Umphrey’s McGee was featured as part of an answer on last night’s episode.

The answer in the “Foreign Words In The Song Titles” category mentioning UM read, “Umphrey’s McGee has a tune called ‘No’ this, Spanish for Devil.” The contestant scored the correct question by stating, “what is Diablo?” in reference to “No Diablo” off Similar Skin. Watch how it went down:

Last year, moe. was featured on the program:

Phish and Trey Anastasio have popped up in multiple questions recently:

And of course there’s been a mention of the Grateful Dead:

There was even a Dead-loving contestant on the show back in September who racked up some big wins. We have a feeling this won’t be the last time a jam act appears in a Jeopardy! question. Stay tuned!