Umphrey’s McGee will hit the road in summer 2021 with a set of newly announced tour dates. The shows—which add to the band’s existing schedule—will take place in a variety of formats, from drive-ins to pods to general admission and even a mix of pods with GA.
The band’s summer tour kicks off with the previously announced three-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre June 18th–20th. Per a statement from Red Rocks released on Tuesday, capacity for the Umphrey’s McGee shows will be limited to 6,300 attendees.
After Colorado, Umphrey’s is off to Apple Valley Park in Lafayette, NY for two nights of pod concerts (6/25, 6/26) before traveling to Woodstock to perform at Levon Helm Studios (6/27). The Levon Helm show will require proof of vaccination to enter, with a mask requirement in place for the concert featuring standing room and reserved seating tickets.
On June 29th and 30th, Umphrey’s will return to the drive-in format at Frederick Fairgrounds in Maryland before performing at the full-capacity Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA over 4th of July weekend.
A pair of shows at The Caverns Above Ground Amphitheatre in Pelham, TN (7/9, 7/10) will find the band performing for pods whereas a two-night run at Northlands in Swanzey, NH (7/23, 7/24) will see a mix of pods and general admission seating.
Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC will host a special “An Evening with Umphrey’s McGee” general admission show (8/5), which is currently sold out from 2020, before the band heads to Beech Mountain Resort in North Carolina for a two-night run of pod concerts (8/6, 8/7). Finally, the tour will conclude with another “An Evening With” general admission show at Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham, AL.
Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale Friday at 12 p.m. ET. Visit the band’s website for tickets and more details. Umphrey’s McGee also noted in the tour announcement that “We are continuing to assess the layout of all shows as the health and safety guidelines rapidly evolve. We will update you with any modifications as they are determined.”