A big summer co-headlining tour from jam scene stalwarts STS9 & Umphrey’s McGee has just been announced today.  After some hints and clues as to what cities both bands would play in via Twitter, the tour and scheduled stops were officially announced this afternoon.

According to Umphrey’s McGee’s website:

“Each band will perform a long-form modern music concert each night, promising an experience to behold for your mind expanding musical enjoyment. Pre-sale will begin at high noon, 12:00 pm ET, on Wednesday May 1st through UMTicketing; the best available tickets will be offered during this exclusive pre-sale window. VIP packages will be available for every event, full details to follow.”

STS9 & Umphrey’s McGee Tour Dates:
08/15/13 The Louisville Palace Theater – Louisville, KY
08/16/13 Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park – Indianapolis, IN
08/17/13 Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL
08/18/13 Meadow Brook Music Festival – Rochester Hills, MI
08/21/13 Crossroads KC – Kansas City, MO
08/22/13 Chesterfield Ale House – Chesterfield, MO
08/23/13 Riverfront Park – Nashville, TN
08/24/13 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park – Alpharetta, GA
08/25/13 Red Hat Amphitheater (formerly Raleigh Amphitheater) – Raleigh, NC
08/28/13 Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater – Charlotte, NC
08/29/13 Brown’s Island – Richmond, VA
08/30/13 Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, PA
08/31/13 Bank of America Pavilion – Boston, MA
09/01/13 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts – Vienna, VA

Here is a video of STS9 performing “March” on in NYC:

(courtesy of MyAcousticSpace)

Check out this fan video of UM performing Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”:

(courtesy of Westonbowden)