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Tour News: Umphrey's McGee, STS9 join forces

Touring heavyweights STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) and Umphrey's McGee are teaming up on the road.

Touring heavyweights STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) and Umphrey's McGee are teaming up on the road this summer.

This co-bill will feature extended sets by both bands. Special late night sets by each band will be featured in select markets, including Philadelphia; Raleigh, N.C.; Madison, Wis.; Chicago and New York City.

Tickets are available at STS9 Ticketing ( and UMTix ( and at local ticket outlets.

Not-for-profit Conscious Alliance will host food drives at every stop of this summer's STS9/Umphrey's McGee tour. All patrons donating10 non-perishable food items or more will receive a limited-edition summer tour poster. In addition to the tour poster, a special-edition poster will be available for the two-night run in Atlanta. Visit for details. In addition, Head Count will be at each show to help get folks registered to vote; for details, visit

2008 summer tour dates, venues and cities include:

July 10 — Willow Island Centre, Madison Wis.

July 10 — Barrymore Theatre, Madison, Wis. (STS9 AFTER PARTY)

July 11 — Live on the Levee, St. Louis, FREE SHOW!

July 12 — Westfair Amphitheater, Omaha, Neb.

July 15 — Moonlite Gardens, Cincinnati

July 16 — Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen, Va.

July 17 — Promowest Pavilion, Cincinnati

July 18 — White River Lawn, Indianapolis

July 19 — Charter One Pavilion, Chicago

July 19 — House of Blues, Chicago (STS9 AFTER PARTY)

July 23 — Higher Ground, Burlington, Vt. (STS9 Only)

July 24 — Roseland Ballroom, New York

July 24 — Blender at Gramercy, New York (STS9 AFTER PARTY)

July 25 — Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia

July 25 — Fillmore at TLA, Philadelphia (UMPHREY'S AFTER PARTY)

July 26 — Bank of America Pavilion, Boston

July 27 — Pier 6 Concert Pavilion, Baltimore

July 30 — House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

July 31 — Koka Booth Amphitheater, Cary, N.C.

July 31 — Lincoln Square Theatre, Raleigh, N.C. (UMPHREY'S AFTER PARTY)

Aug. 1- Aug. 2 — Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta

Aug. 1- Aug. 2 — Masquerade Music Park, Indoors, Atlanta (AFTER PARTY/ARTISTS TBA)

ST99 has set additional dates separate from the Umphrey's McGee tour. They include:

Aug. 15 — The Independent, San Francisco

Aug. 15 — The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, Calif.

Aug. 22 — McMenamin's Edgefield, Portland, Ore., with special guests Blackalicious

Aug. 23 — Marymoor Amphitheatre, Seattle, with special guests Blackalicious

Sept. 4 — Boulder Theatre, Boulder, Colo.

Sept. 5 and 6 — Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colo.

For more information on the bands, visit and