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Video: Umphrey's McGee: "Call To Arms" (Cover by Sturgill Simpson)

Debut cover of 2016 Grammy nominated Sturgill Simpson's "Call To Arms" to close the second set of Umphrey's McGee's NYE Homecoming at The Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL.
Live from the Sold Out Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on 12/31/2016, featuring Mad Dog's Filthy Little Secret Horns. Download audio of the full show: Subscribe to Umphrey’s on YouTube Filmed by TourGigs. Thumbnail image by Abby Fox.
It is also worth noting that while this was a debut cover of the song, it wasn't Umphrey's first time covering Sturgill Simpson. While technically, perhaps better categorized as more of a "nod". On 10/21/16 at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA, the band played ua semi irregular cover of the Nirvana song "In Bloom", but rather then their usual Nirvans take, they opted for a take on the song "in the style of  Sturgill Simpson'". Thus playing the version of the song, honoring.the interp…

Moon Taxi adds 'Tacky XMAS Show' in Birmingham; Prep for NYE in Nashville

Fresh off the road from a five night (12/05 - 12/09) run up through the East Coast in support of Matisyahu and his 5th annual Festival of Light Tour. Moon Taxi, the Nashville Tenn. rock band, released one more year end news update of 2010 this evening. As they announced the addition of one more show for this month, as well as finalized details of, and including the supporting acts for their NYE Show.

Moon Taxi Show + Tacky Xmas Contest at WorkPlay This Thursday!
Moon Taxi returns to Birmingham for a show at WorkPlay this Thursday night (12/16) with special guests The Werks, a band you may recall me posting about last month here.  Come celebrate the holiday season with Moon Taxi and $3 Blue Moons.  Plus the guys will be hosting a Tacky Xmas contest--the person with the most outrageous outfit will win 2 tickets to Moon Taxi's NYE show!  Get tickets today at
A very solid special guest addition indeed. The Werks are no slouch of a band in their own right, a…