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Umphrey’s McGee extended their Hindsight 20/20 tour into April.
Ali Baba’s Tahini featuring Umphrey’s McGee guitarist Jake Cinninger will release a new album ‘Bottom Feeders’ in January.
Ben Factor has joined the Umphrey’s McGee team as the band’s new Lighting Director.
Umphrey’s McGee will bring their 2020 winter tour to the West Coast in late-February and March.
Umphrey’s McGee welcomed frequent collaborator Kanika Moore for a bust out of a classic Halloween mashup.
Umphrey’s McGee welcomed Trey Anastasio Band sax player James Casey and Star Kitchen drummer Marlon Lewis to close out their Halloween run at The Fillmore in Philadelphia.
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About Jake Cinninger
Jacob Alan Cinninger one of two lead guitarists for Chicago-based jamband Umphrey’s McGee. His style is a fusion of speed and soul, and resembles artists as varied as Eddie Van Halen to Jeff Beck.
Hailing from Niles, Michigan, Jake left the band Ali Baba’s Tahini to become a full-time member of Umphrey’s McGee in 2000.
Since joining the band, he has, along with founder Brendan Bayliss, become one of the group’s main singers and songwriters.
In 2001, Cinninger released a self-titled solo album. Several of its tracks developed into Umphrey’s McGee songs, such as “Blue Echo,” “Utopian Sky” which became “Utopian Fir,” and “Aster Heights” which grew to become “Roulette.”
In 2004, five years after their initial split, Cinninger reformed Ali Baba’s Tahini to record an album in the North Carolina mountains.
Jake is also endorsed by G&L Guitars and Fuchs Audio Technology.
The Disco Biscuits detailed a pair of shows at the Mission Ballroom in Denver.
The 2020 MerleFest lineup has been expanded with the addition of John Prine, Billy Strings, Kelsey Waldon and more.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band will visit more than 20 cities over the course of the 2020 Wheels Of Soul tour, which also features St. Paul & The Broken Bones and Gabe Dixon.
Phish wrapped their Fall Tour 2019 with the final repeat-less show of the run that featured more debuts and bust outs.
Greensky Bluegrass welcomed Ghost Light’s Holly Bowling for a Grateful Dead classic and more to close out their two-night run at Denver’s Mission Ballroom.