Umphreys McGee, Particle Welcome Special Guests at High Sierra
Umphreys McGee and Particle welcomed several special guests during their sets over the weekend at the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA. Joel Cummins (keyboards) and Mike Mirro (drums) of Umphreys along with the Cabaret Diosa horn section (Don Grandissimo de la Misconcepcion and Arturo Sabado) took the stage with Particle Saturday for Kneeknocker.
Particle keyboardist Steve Molitz joined The Radiators and Umphreys during their late night sets on Saturday. Drummer Darren Pujalet also collaborated with Umphreys McGee.
Garaj Mahal collaborated with Umphreys Friday night for a melding set change that featured members of U.M. replacing the members of G.M. one by one. Topaz trombonist Squantch and Michael Mavridoglou of Rays Music Exchange also sat in on 40s Theme.
Particle plays tomorrow at La Sierras in Mammoth, CA. For the bands summer tour schedule, visit the official website.
Umphreys McGee performs tomorrow at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR. The full calendar is available at www.umphreys.com.