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Published: 2011/03/18

Umphrey’s McGee to Play with Huey Lewis at Summer Camp

Huey Lewis rehearses for his first performance with Umphrey’s McGee. Photo by Michael Weintrob

Huey Lewis will lead a special band at this year’s Summer Camp. In addition to the News frontman on vocals and harmonica, Huey Lewis and the rUMors will feature all of Umphrey’s McGee, a full horn section and backing vocalists. The band promises to play a variety of Umphrey’s originals, Lewis classics and covers.

Lewis first performed with Umphrey’s McGee at the 2005 Jammys. He has collaborated with the members of Umphrey’s McGee numerous times over the past six years and sat in with the group on Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2006.

Summer Camp will return to Chillicothe, IL from May 27-29. The festival will announce a handful of artist additions later today.

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Mike Armintrout March 18, 2011, 14:34:14

Summer Camp also announced a ton more bands today. Check it out: Huey Lewis & The rUMors
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
SOJA
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
The New Mastersounds
7 Walkers featuring Bill Kreutzman
Tea Leaf Green
Mimosa
BoomBox
The Werks
Gaelic Storm
Rebirth Brass Band
The Mother Hips
Orgone
Euforquestra
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
My Dear Disco
Fareed Haque & MathGames
The Macpodz
The Ragbirds
DJ Solo
Dirtfoot
Abigail Stauffer
Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts
Hogslop String Band
The Twin Cats
Steez
The Giving Tree Band
The Coop
Devil Train
Alabaster Brown
The Main Squeeze
Zmick
Henhouse Prowlers
Milk N Cookies
Strange Arrangement
Fresh Hops
Savvy
Spare Parts

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