Umphrey’s McGee Dusts Off Smashing Pumpkins, The Police Covers In Fall Tour Opener [Pro-Shot Video]

first_imgOn Thursday night, October 4th, Umphrey’s McGee opened their 2018 Fall Tour with a performance at The Crossroads KC in Kansas City, MO with support from SunSquabi. The show was webcast via TourGigs.After a month-plus break from the road, the band opened in full force with “Glory”, which moved smoothly into “Walletsworth”. it’s not us track “Remind Me” and Similar Skin staple “Room To Breath” came next, followed by a suite that saw the band guide “Mantis” into “No Diablo” and take “Day Nurse” back into the “Mantis” that started the segment to cap the first frame.Umphrey’s McGee opened strong with a trio of non-stop jams including “Conduit”, “Phil’s Farm”, and their first rendition of The Smashing Pumpkins‘ “Cherub Rock” since April 2016, 219 shows prior. After one of the set’s only pauses, the band kicked set two into gear with “Der Bluten Kat”, which moved into just the second “Final Word” of the year and, subsequently, into the first “Mullet (Over)” of the year before landing back in “Der Bluten Kat”. “Make It Right” finally rounded out set two.For their encore, Umphrey’s McGee pulled out their cover of The Police‘s “When the World Is Running Down You Make the Best of What’s Still Around”, marking the song’s first appearance for Umphrey’s since Dominican Holidaze last year.Watch pro-shot footage of the show-opening “Glory” > “Walletsworth” segment below via TourGigs:Umphrey’s McGee – “Glory” > “Walletsworth” [Pro-Shot]Umphrey’s McGee’s 2018 Fall Tour continues tonight, Friday, October 5th, with a performance at The Sylvee in Madison, WI, followed by their hometown Chicago show as part of The Big Weekend.Umphrey’s McGee Sets Eyes On Final 2018 Hometown Show For Inaugural Big Weekend FestFor a full list of Umphrey’s McGee’s upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.Setlist: Umphrey’s McGee | The Crossroads KC | Kansas City, MO | 10/4/18Set 1: Glory > Walletsworth, Remind Me, Room to Breathe, Mantis > No Diablo, Day Nurse > MantisSet 2: Conduit > Phil’s Farm > Cherub Rock, Der Bluten Kat > Final Word > Mullet (Over) > Der Bluten Kat, Make It RightEncore: When the World Is Running Down You Make the Best of What’s Still Aroundlast_img

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