Umphrey’s McGee’s always-epic New Year’s party was documented on the 2005 DVD release
“Wrapped Around Chicago: New Year’s at the Riv.”
This year, Chicago’s favorite rock band will return to the Aragon Ball-room for their New Year’s celebration,
performing three nights with special guests: southern hipsters North Mississippi Allstars (December 29), East L.A. rockers Los Lobos (December 30), and world blues legend Taj Mahal (De-cember 31).
Show details are as follows:
The Aragon Ballroom
1106 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago
Friday, December 29th @ 6:00pm (Doors @ 5:00pm)
with very special guests North Mississippi Allstars
Tickets: $32.50 / All Ages Welcome
Saturday, December 30th @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Very special guests Los Lo-bos
Tickets: $32.50 / 18 and over welcome
Sunday, December 31st @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Very special guests Taj Mahal & the International Rhythm Band
Featuring Jeff Coffin (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones) and Mike “Mad Dog” Mavridoglou (formerly of Jazz Mandolin Project and Ray’s Music Ex-change)
Tickets: $65.00 / 18 and over Welcome
Pre-sale: Three-day passes $120.00 / General Ticket Sales: three-day passes $130.00
(must be 18 or older to pur-chase the three-day pass)
For more information please contact 773.561.9500
Safety In Numbers, which hit stores in Spring 2006, is the third studio album by the musically muscular and re-lentlessly inventive Um-phrey’s McGee.
The highly anticipated album brought Umphrey’s McGee to #186 in Billboard’s Top 200, and the band debuted #11 on the coveted Heatseekers Chart.