Umphreys Confirms New Years Shows
Umphrey’s McGee will celebrate New Years Eve with a hometown performance for the ninth year in a row. The sextet will ring in 2009 with a three-night run at Chicagos
Auditorium Theatre from December 29-31. Radiohead, Wilco, R.E.M. and Eddie Vedder are among the acts that have recently headlined the venue.
For those keeping score at home, here a list of Umphreys McGees past New Years performances around Windy City: 2007 (The Aragon Ballroom, 12/29-31 with support from The Wailers and Tortoise), 2006 (The Aragon Ballroom, 12/29-31 with support from Taj Mahal, Los Lobos, and North Mississippi All Stars), 2005 (The Aragon Ballroom, 12/30-31 with support from Keller Williams), 2004 (The Riviera Theatre, 12/30-31 with support from Buckethead and Mini Kiss), 2003 (The Vic Theatre, 12/29-31), 2002 (The Vic Theatre, 12/30-31), 2001 (The Vic Theatre, 12/31) and 2000 (The Cubby Bear, 12/31). Umphrey’s will perform at Austin’s La Zona Rosa this evening.