Today, Umphrey’s McGee have released a dynamic new track “Looks.” Featuring 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.
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’s official 20th birthday. For ticket info and more information, please visit http://www.umphreys.com/.
UMPHREY’S MCGEE TOUR DATES:
January 11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
January 12 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 13 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 19 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 20 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 21 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 25 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
January 26 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 27 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 28 Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak
February 1 Columbus, OH @ Express Live!
February 2 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 3 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 15 Washington, DC @ The Anthem
February 16 Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
February 17 Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
February 18 Tampa, FL @ WhigFest Music & Arts Festival
March 7 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 8 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 9 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 10 Salt Lake City UT @ The Complex
March 14 Missoula, MT @ The Wilma
March 15 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
March 16 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 17 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 22 South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
March 23 Oakland, CA @ The Fox Oakland
March 24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
March 25 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park