Umphrey’s McGee Announce 2019 Wax On, Wax Off Tour


Umphrey’s McGee has announced their 2019 Wax On, Wax Off tour, kicking off on January 11th with a double header in Richmond, VA and a rock show on the high seas on January 15th & 16th on the Jam Cruise. Umphrey’s McGee will also be heading to Brooklyn’s premiere new concert venue, Brooklyn Steel for three nights of Umphlove over Valentine’s Day weekend. The Wax On, Wax Off tour will bring Umphrey’s McGee’s electric stage presence to major cities including Cincinnati, Portland, Brooklyn, Detroit and more. Full tour routing below.

Fan club presale and umVIP tickets will be available via TicketsToday October 17th at 11am ET until. General on-sale begins October 19th 11am ET. VIP packages will be available for Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Brooklyn and Detroit dates. All four offerings include private, pre-show soundcheck sets in an intimate setting of a nearly empty venue. All packages include open bar during the private set, early entry, a signed LE event poster, exclusive umVIP merch, commemorative laminate, and an MP3 of all shows including the private set. For all ticket details please visit

Phenomenal support acts are lined up throughout the tour, to pack a musical punch for your night out with Umphrey’s McGee. Support in Richmond will be announced in the coming weeks; six-piece powerhouse, Big Something, joins Umphrey’s in Cincinnati, The Marcus King band in Milwaukee, and Robert Walter’s 20th Congress in New Haven, Albany and Portland. Then, they finish strong with Moser Woods in Fort Wayne and Michal Menert and the Pretty Fantastics in Detroit.

The tour announcement follows Umphrey’s McGee‘s surprise 10-track companion album, it’s you (PRESS HERE). Their most recent single, “Upward” from it’s you quickly became a fan favorite. PRESS HERE to watch the music video which highlights their contagious stage presence, smooth vocals, magnetic guitar solos, and stirring drum mastery.

Five months prior to it’s you 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 (PRESS HERE). PRESS HERE

to check out “Looks” and PRESS HEREto check out “Half Delayed” from it’s not us.

New Dates in BOLD
October 18                         Urbana, IL @ The Canopy Clup
October 19                         St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre
October 20                         St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre
October 26                         Charleston, SC @ Charleston Pour House
December 12                    Puerto Morelos, MX @ Holidaze 2018
December 13                    Puerto Morelos, MX @ Holidaze 2018
December 14                    Puerto Morelos, MX @ Holidaze 2018
December 15                    Puerto Morelos, MX @ Holidaze 2018
December 16                    Puerto Morelos, MX @ Holidaze 2018
December 28                    Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
December 29                    Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
December 30                    Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
December 31                    Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
January 11                       Richmond, VA @ The National
January 12                       Richmond, VA @ The National
January 15                         Caribbean @ Jam Cruise 17
January 16                         Caribbean @ Jam Cruise 17
January 18                       Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre %
January 19                       Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre %
January 25                       Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater *
January 26                       Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater *
January 31                       New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall ^
February 1                       Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre ^
February 2                       Portland, ME @ State Theatre ^
February 14                    Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
February 15                    Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
February 16                    Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
February 21                    Ft. Wayne, IN @ The Clyde Theatre ~
February 22                    Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore +
February 23                   Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore +
% Big Something
* The Marcus King Band
^ Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
~ Moser Woods
+ Michal Menert and the Pretty Fantastics