Umphrey’s McGee’s Webcast Tonight And Over The Weekend Will Benefit Hurricane Harvey Relief

first_imgOver the last week, Hurricane Harvey has made landfall the United States, making it the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, and left devastation in its wake. Over a five-day period, the catastrophic storm has had a peak accumulation of 51 inches of rain in some areas of Texas, and overall, Harvey thus far has ultimately killed 38 individual and displaced over 30,000 people, prompting 13,000 rescues and flooding hundreds of thousands of homes that folks were forced to abandon. The storm still has not eased up as it continues northward, continuing to submerge cities and wreak havoc. With such an immense natural disaster affecting our country, today, Umphrey’s McGee has announced that they will be webcast their shows over Labor Day weekend, with proceeds going toward Hurricane Harvey relief.Umphrey’s is set to perform three shows across the Midwest this weekend, hitting Kansas City’s CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s on tonight, August 31st, before a two-night run at St. Louis’ The Pageant on Friday, September 1st, and Saturday, September 2nd. The final show of the weekend on Saturday in St. Louis will feature support by New York’s Aqueous. You can purchase the upcoming webcasts here, with all proceeds going toward relief efforts toward those affected by Hurricane Harvey.[Photo: Andrew Rios]last_img

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