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Year: 2016

Runtime: 01:35:48

Umphrey's McGee continue to defy convention with their ferocious live shows, never-ending catalogue, and innovative approach to all facets of the music industry. That approach was clearly on display on January 1st, 2016 as the band limited capacity of the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO to an intimate group of super fans for a truly special evening. The band premiered an archival documentary film and followed it up with a Storytellers style performance. They took time in between tracks to dig deeply into the song writing and lyrical process, share stories of the tune’s origins and crack jokes in classic UM fashion. This is a rare, behind the curtain look at the true nature of the band to be equally enjoyed by the die-hard fan and newbie alike. UM is Musicianship for the Masses.

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