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Published: 2012/07/05

Umphrey’s McGee Share "Gin & Juice" with G. Love

Mad Dog’s horns via UM LD Jeff Waful’s twitter

Umphrey’s McGee celebrated Independence Day at Cincinnati, OH’s Moonlite Gardens last night. G. Love & Special Sauce opened the show, and the band’s namesake sat in with Umphrey’s McGee during their second set for a cover of Snoop Dogg’s “Gin & Juice.” He returned during Umphrey’s McGee’s encore for a cover of David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance.”

Adding to the festivities, Mad Dog’s Filthy Little Secret horns augmented Umphrey’s McGee on “War Pigs” during their Black Sabbath tribute segment first set. The horn section—led by Cincinnati trumpeter, Jazz Mandolin Project member and longtime UM friend Michael “Mad Dog” Mavridoglou—performed from the venue’s balcony.

Umphrey’s McGee will perform in Peoria, IL this evening.
Here’s look at last night’s setlist via

Wednesday, July 4th, Moonlite Gardens, Cincinnati, OH

Set I: Jekyll & Hyde > Mulche’s Odyssey, Sociable Jimmy, Great American, The Floor, Syncopated Strangers > White Pickle > Den > Syncopated Strangers > Black Sabbath > War Pigs^ > Andy’s Last Beer

Set II: Flamethrower > Bright Lights Big City, Plunger > Go to Hell > Plunger, Night Nurse, Gin & Juice^^, Ocean Billy > Booth Love, Pay the Snucka > Ocean Billy

E: Let’s Dance^^ > Pay the Snucka

^ with Mad Dog’s Filthy Little Secret horns, performing from the balcony
^^ with G. Love on vocals

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