Umphrey’s McGee – Hay Bale Sessions @ Bonnaroo + SiriusXM Jam_ON To Broadcast Sold-Out Brooklyn Bowl Show
Over the past few months Bonnaroo has been rolling out videos from their Hay Bale Sessions series of performances on the Bonnaroo365 YouTube channel. The series is described as “Tucked away backstage at Bonnaroo, buried beneath a stack of hay bales, is a room where artists duck out of the weekend’s madness to play stripped-down versions of their songs. The Hay Bale Sessions will lead you through a secret doorway where you can join artists to watch these pure and intimate performances.” The latest set of videos from the Hay Bale Sessions features HT faves Umphrey’s McGee.
On Wednesday, UM’s Hay Bale Sessions performance of the funky Comma Later debuted on Bonnaroo365 followed by Domino Theory yesterday. Today, we’re pleased to help premiere Umphrey’s take on the soul-laden Booth Love that the sextet laid down for the Hay Bale Sessions. Here’s a playlist containing all three songs as well as other Hay Bale Sessions performances…
In other UM-related news, SiriusXM’s Jam_ON channel will broadcast the band’s sold-out anniversary show live from Brooklyn Bowl this Sunday. Tune in starting at 8PM ET for a special pre-show that will be hosted by Jam_ON’s Ari Fink and UM LD Jefferson Waful. I’ll be a guest on the broadcast as will our friend Mike Greenhaus of Relix/Jambands.com, with other surprises in store.