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Artist News: Umphrey's Mcgee Announce ''All Roads Lead To Chicago'' A New Years Celebration

Posted on Sunday, October 01 @ 05:20:54 UTC by nightowl

Umphrey's McGee's always-epic New Year's party was documented on the 2005 DVD release Wrapped Around Chicago: New Year's At The Riv. This year, Chicago's favorite rock band will return to the Aragon Ballroom for their New Year's celebration, performing three nights with special guests: southern hipsters North Mississippi Allstars (December 29), East L.A. rockers Los Lobos (December 30), and world blues legend Taj Mahal (December 31). Show details are as follows:

The Aragon Ballroom, 1106 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago

Friday, December 29th @ 6:00pm (Doors @ 5:00pm) with very special guests North Mississippi Allstars; Tickets: $32.50 / All Ages Welcome

Saturday, December 30th @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm) with very special guests Los Lobos; Tickets: $32.50 / 18 and over welcome

Sunday, December 31st @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm) with very special guests Taj Mahal & the International Rhythm Band -- featuring Jeff Coffin (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones) and Mike "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou (formerly of Jazz Mandolin Project and Ray's Music Exchange); Tickets: $65.00 / 18 and over welcome

Pre-sale: Three-day passes $120.00 / General Ticket Sales: three-day passes $130.00 (must be 18 or older to purchase the three-day pass) For more information please contact 773.561.9500.

Umphrey's McGee, on tour now, recently performed on ABC's Jimmy Limmel Live. Sitting in with them for their late night television debut was veteran rocker Huey Lewis, who also appears on Safety In Numbers, the band's third release. And they played at such renowned music festivals as Bonnaroo, Lollapooza Music and Japan's Fuji Rock.

Posted in Band News (tours, comings/goings, etc)