Umphrey’s McGee to Launch Label at Brooklyn Bowl Party

Umphrey’s McGee will launch their new record label, Nothing Too Fancy Music at a party at the Brooklyn Bowl, Sunday May 4. The band will host UMBowl V at the Brooklyn Bowl the night prior, Saturday, May 3. For the launch party, the band will provide, gratis, Blue-Ribbon food, an open bar (from 7:30 pm to 12:00 am) and bowling. There will also be Headphones & Snowcones stations set up around the venue for advance listening to the band’s forthcoming studio LP, Similar Skin. UM will perform two Bill GrahUM selected sets “for a blow-out worthy of a new album on our own label.”

Tickets, which go on sale April 8th at 10:00 am CT at via the Similar Skin Pre-Order, are being capped at 400 for the 600 person capacity room. All tickets will include Nothing Too Fancy Music’s first full-length release, a deluxe copy of Similar Skin, a label branded t-shirt, a limited edition event pin and MP3 downloads.

The full details:
Nothing Too Fancy Music Launch
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
May 4th, 2014
Doors 7:30
Show Time 9:15

A ticket ($299) gets you:
-Two sets curated by the UM faithful
-Grub provided by Blue Ribbon Restaurants
-Bar tab is on us (7:30 pm – 12:00 am)
-Free Bowling
Similar Skin Deluxe Edition*
Similar Skin Album Preview via Headphones & Snowcones
-Nothing Too Fancy Music T-Shirt
-Miscellaneous UM/N2F Music Swag
-MP3 Download of the show
-Commemorative Event Ticket
-A Hangover

* 32-page hardcover book featuring two 180g LPs, CD, MP3s, extended liner notes, handwritten lyrics, and more + immediate access to the bonus pre-order site (the mother load)

NOTE: Deluxe version will ship to the address of your choosing by street date (no on-site album pick up at the venue). Ticket limit 4 per customer, all deluxes will ship to a single purchaser’s address. Ticket purchaser’s will receive a ballot invite to vote on the evening’s set list in advance. Headphones Preview will be a sampler of multiple album tracks, not the entire record.

[Andy Kahn is Senior Editor at MediaNet and runs the music industry and discovery website Editor’s Mix.]