UM: From Jammys Till Dawn
Umphrey’s McGee will perform at this year’s official Jammys post-show. Kick-starting as the Jammys wrap up, this year’s post-show will once again stretch until dawn at BB King Blues Club. As in years past, a variety of special guests will likely join Umphrey’s McGee after the Jammy Awards conclude. Last year’s post-show feaured JM2 and saw appearances by String
Cheese Incident’s Bill Nershi, The Disco Biscuits’ Aron Magner, Topaz, Cheme and Yossi Piamenta. A year earlier, moe. welcomed special guests Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes, Percy Hill’s Nate Wilson and Particle’s Steve Molitz. Meanwhile, in Lucille’s lounge, Particle jammed with Ivan Neville, Dave Matthews Band’s Stefan Lessard, Jessica Lurie and Sam Kinninger.
As previously reported, the Jammys will return to the Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 26. Umphrey’s McGee, along with the North Mississippi Allstars, leads with three nominations each. In other UM news,the sextet has recently been added as Gov’t Mule’s JazzFest support act at the Orpheum Theater on April April 29.