Joel Cummins to Perform with Bill Evans’ Soulgrass in Chicago
Umphrey’s McGee’s Joel Cummins will perform with Bill Evans’ Soulgrass in Chicago next month. Cummins will join the group at Chicago’s The Abbey on September 21 and 22. His Umphrey’s McGee’s bandmates Jake Cinninger and Kris Myersare also confirmed to join Soulgrass during the two-night run.
Soulgrass also includes banjoist Ryan Cavanaugh, drummer/vocalist Josh Dion and bassist Dave Anderson. This will be a hometown show for Bill Evans, who grew up in the Chicago area, as well as Soulgrass’ first gig in the Windy City. Gov’t Mule keyboardist Danny Louis will join Soulgrass for shows at Philadelphia, PA’s The Blockley (8/8), Richmond, VA’s The Capital Ale House (8/9) and Washington, DC’s The Hamilton (8/10).