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Umphrey’s McGee “Upward” Music Video OUT NOW

Umphrey’s McGee continues the celebration of their20th anniversary with the release of a new music video for “Upward,” the first from their surprise companion album it’s you. Shot over Memorial Day weekend at Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe, IL, the video showcases the band’s appreciation for their fans with aerial shots of high-spirited festival goers combined with illuminating stage lights and scenic backdrops. Uplifting, inspirational, and anthemic, this fan favorite features their contagious stage presence, smooth vocals, magnetic guitar solos, and stirring drum mastery. CLICK HERE to watch and check out the first look from Live For Live Music.

Upward” is from it’s you, the band’s surprise 10-track companion album to it’s not us, which explores the band’s virtuosity and encyclopedic knowledge of diverse styles. By connecting the energy of this new album, with the spirit at Summer Camp Music Festival, the band executes an electrifying video, leaving audiences encapsulated by a range that is rarely found in a single band.

Just five months ago, Umphrey’s McGee released it’s not us to critical acclaim – an amalgam of big, heavy rock elements and guitar wizardry, to softer moments, jazzy flourishes, propulsive percussion, and jams. CLICK HERE to check out “Looks” and CLICK HERE to check out “Half Delayed.”

Umphrey’s McGee will bring their acclaimed live show to major cities across the country on their upcoming ‘it’s you’ headline tour this summer. This will include festival stops at The Peach Music FestivalThe Werk Out Festival, Lockn’ Music Festival, where Umphrey’s McGee will be accompanied by Jason Bonham, son of John Bonham, for an entire set of Led Zeppelin music, and 3 epic shows at Red Rocks Red Rocks Amphitheatre July 5th-7th Full routing below. For ticket info please visit http://www.umphreys.com/.


June 28                Buffalo, NY                    Canalside Buffalo

June 29                Boston, MA                   House Of Blues

June 30                Asbury Park, NJ           The Stone Pony

July 5                    Morrison, CO                Red Rocks Amphitheatre

July 6                    Morrison, CO                Red Rocks Amphitheatre

July 7                    Morrison, CO                Red Rocks Amphitheatre

July 14                  Patchogue, NY             Great South Bay Music Festival

July 19-22           Scranton, PA                 The Peach Music Festival

August 2              Thornville, OH             The Werk Out Festival

August 3              Thornville, OH             The Werk Out Festival

August 4              Thornville, OH             The Werk Out Festival

August 9              Tulsa, OK                       Cain’s Ballroom

August 10            Chesterfield, MO        Major Rager St. Louis

August 11            Indianapolis, IN         Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn

August 12            Birmingham, AL        Avondale Brewing Company

August 16            Orlando, FL                 House Of Blues

August 17            Miami Beach, FL        The Fillmore Miami Beach At The Jackie Gleason Theatre

August 18            St. Augustine, FL        St. Augustine Amphitheatre

August 19            Knoxville, TN              Tennessee Theatre

August 23-24     Arrington, VA              Lockn’ Music Festival

August 25            Louisville, KY              Iroquois Amphitheatre

August 30            New Orleans, LA        The Joy Theatre

August 31            Austin, TX                    ACL Live At The Moody Theater

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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