Today, Umphrey’s McGee have released a dynamic new track “Looks.” PRESS HERE to listen to the song which premiered via PasteFeaturing a defiant bass strut and percussive wallop,“Looks” combines 80’s tinged progressive rock with contemporary beat production. This announcement comes just a few days before the release of the band’s wide-ranging 11th studio album it’s not us, out this Friday January 12th.
Comprised of 11 vibrant songs the LP is a dynamic statement album that showcases the versatility and world-class musicianship that is at the band’s core. By harnessing the energy of their live performances into the precision of their studio craft, it’s not us encapsulates a range that is rarely found in a single band and displays their most succinct and accessible songwriting to date. it’s not us is available NOW for pre-order. PRESS HERE for more information. Tune in to Sirius XM’s Jam On this week to listen to a track-by-track with keyboardist Joel Cummins and Program Director Ari Fink, where they will take listeners through each song and provide the inside story behind each track. The segment will air on January 8th and re-run at various times leading up to the album’s release – PRESS HERE for air times.
This week will also kick off the band’s ‘it’s not us’ headline tour. The tour will include an intimate album release party in the band’s hometown on January 14th at The Park West in Chicago,where they will perform a storytellers set that will give fans a look into the creation of the new project. Soon after, they will head to New York City for a three-night residency at the Beacon Theatre January 19-21st, ending with an epic show marking Umphrey’s McGee’sofficial 20th birthday. PRESS HERE to check out the official tour teaser for an exclusive look at what’s to come. Full tour routing is below. For ticket info and more information, please visit
Jan 11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
Jan 12 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
Jan 13 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
Jan 19 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
Jan 20 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
Jan 21 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
Jan 25 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
Jan 26 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
Jan 27 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
Jan 28 Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak
Feb 01 Columbus, OH @ Express Live!
Feb 02 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
Feb 03 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
Feb 15 Washington, DC @ The Anthem
Feb 16 Asheville, NC @ Arena
Feb 17 Asheville, NC @ Arena
Feb 18 Tampa, FL @ WhigFest Music & Arts Festival
Mar 07 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
Mar 08 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
Mar 09 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
Mar 10 Salt Lake City UT @ The Complex
Mar 14 Missoula, MT @ The Wilma
Mar 15 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
Mar 16 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
Mar 17 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
Mar 22 South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
Mar 23 Oakland, CA @ The Fox Oakland
Mar 24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
Mar 25 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park