Summer Fun From Umphrey’s McGee

Umphrey’s McGee lays down its summer plans with the band launching a June-August run at in Hunter, N.Y.  Stops include two nights at Denver’s Red Rocks along with evenings in Baltimore, Kansas City, Charlotte and Louisville.

Photo: John Davisson
Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Fla.

Festivals play important roles in Umphrey’s McGee’s agenda.  In addition to Mountain Jam, you’ll find the band at in Cincinnati, in Chattanooga, in Scranton, Pa., and in Arrington, Va.

Appearing on select dates are special guests Sinkane, Zappa Plays Zappa, The Main Squeeze, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The Werks and Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath.

The summer dates are in addition to Umphrey’s McGee’s spring run that includes stops in Lake Tahoe, Oakland, Los Angeles and New Orleans. The band is also booked for Florida’s and Illinois’ .

Here’s the summer routing:

June 2 – Hunter, N.Y., Hunter Mountain (Mountain Jam Festival)
June 3 – Niagara Falls, N.Y., Rapids Theatre
June 4 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Sawyer Point (Bunbury Music Festival)
June 16 – Chattanooga, Tenn., Riverbend Festival Grounds (Riverbend Festival)
June 29 – Des Moines, Iowa, Brenton Skating Plaza
July 2 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 3 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 7 – Birmingham, Ala., Avondale Brewing Company
July 8 – North Myrtle Beach, S.C., House Of Blues
July 9 – Charlotte, N.C., Fillmore Charlotte
July 15 – Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
July 17 – Asbury Park, N.J., Stone Pony Summerstage
Aug. 3 – Kansas City, Mo., Crossroads-KC
Aug. 5 – Indianapolis, Ind., Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn At White River State Park
Aug. 6 – Louisville, Ky., Iroquois Amphitheater
Aug. 11 – South Burlington, Vt., Higher Ground
Aug. 12 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Aug. 13 – Moosic, Pa., Pavilion At Montage Mountain (The Peach Music Festival)
Aug. 14 – Syracuse, N.Y., The F Shed at The Market
Aug. 18 – Memphis, Tenn., Minglewood Hall
Aug. 19 – Knoxville, Tenn., Tennessee Theatre

Special guests Sinkane and Zappa Plays Zappa appear July 2; Joe Russo’s Almost Dead July 3;  The Main Squeeze July 3, July 15-Aug. 3 & Aug. 6; The Werks July 7-9; and Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath Aug. 12 & 14.

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