NEXT SHOWS
Thursday, July 24th
Vaudeville Mews
Des Moines, IA
Official Umphrey's McGee After Party
10pm
21+
$7 or $5 w/UM stub
Friday, July 25th
Redstone Room
Davenport, IA
w/Half Naked
9pm
19+
$8/$10
Saturday, August 2nd
Rootenanny
Ellsworth, MI
8pm

Thursday, August 7th
The Werk Out
Thornville, OH
6pm
Saturday, August 9th
The Werk Out
Thornville, OH
6pm

LAST SETLIST:
7/20/14 @ Groove Fest (Georgetown, CO)
Georgie, North Coast, Moth>Two Pigs, Run Rabbit Run, La Marea>Dusty's Trumpet, Cream Soda*, The View, Little Miss Brown>Tugboat
*w/Nicholas Gerlach on Saxophone

UV NEWS:
7/21/14: LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT SHOE FEST
Labor Day weekend we will be at Shoe Fest just a little big south of Chicago in Manteno, IL!  Joining us will be the hosts Old Shoe, as well as The Wood Brothers, Split Lip Rayfield, Henhouse Prowlers and many more.  Tickets are on sale now for only $75 HERE.  


7/15/14: K-ZOO STATE THEATRE HIPPOWEEN
We will be making our first ever appearance at the Kalamazoo State Theatre this fall on Halloween night.  Joining us for the festivities will be Andy Frasco and the U.N. and The Crane Wives.  Tickets are on sale now for only $15 HERE


5/25/14: WEBSITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Due to unforeseen complications with our website design program, our site will be going through changes over the next week to get it back in tip top shape. Sorry for the inconvienence and check back soon.

5/5/14: NORTH TO ROOTENANNY
Rootenanny has been our Northern Michigan Festival home for the past couple of years and we couldn't be happier to be heading back there the first weekend of August once again this year.  This year will be the 10th Anniversary of Rootstand's festival and it is guaranteed to be a blast.  Pre-sale tickets are available HERE

4/15/14: WOOKIEFOOT'S SHANGRI-LA
Shangri-La Music Festival is hosted by Wookiefoot and has been happening for over 10 years now in the great north of Minnesota.  We are more than honored to be partipating such a positive force of a festival. Other bands joining us for the weekend will be Papadosio, Groundation, Jon Wayne & the Pain, Night Pheonix and many more to be announced.  Discounted presale tickets are available HERE.  Please check out the festival's website and see what this great event is all about

3/22/14: BACK AT THE WERKOUT
Back at Legend Valley Music Center in Ohio on August 7th-10th is The Werkout Music & Arts Festival hosted by The Werks and featuring Papadosio, Emancipator, Dopapod, Zoogma, Future Rock, Toubab Krewe and many more.  We are happy to joining in the fun this year for 2 SETS!  Check out the website HERE and get your tickets early for only $90


 
2/22/14: BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
We would like to thank WYCE for awarding us the Jammie for Best Alternative Album for our latest release, Translate.  There is no greater reward than to be recognized for the months of hard work, passion and creativity that we put into a project.  WYCE has not only been one of our biggest supporters, but supporters of the entire West Michigan music scene and we are so lucky to have a station like them in our community

1/17/14: STOUT FOR THE REAPER
This could be one of the coolest things to happen to us in a while.  Dunedin Brewery down in Florida has created a Hippo inspired beer called the Stout for the Reaper.  It will be available for consumption when we are down there for their Stogies & Stout Festival on Feb. 21st and Feb. 22nd.

1/3/14: LOCAL SPIN OF THE YEAR
One of the most rewarding things that can happen as a musician is to be recognized and rewarded for the months and months of work that you put into a project. With that being said, we couldn't be happier to say that Translate has won the Local Spins 2013 Album of the Year! A huge thanks to John Sinkevics for his continued support.  Check out the article HERE

11/6/13: PHASE II IN THE HIVE
We have started the second phase of live releases. Once again, we will be releasing a new archived concert every other week and all proceeds from these releases go to getting a digital board so that we can record and release mixed soundboard recordings of every show we play.  The first show released in phase II is from Halloween of 2012 when we performed the music of Nightmare Before Christmas.  Follow the link HERE to download this show now.

10/1/13: TRANSLATE IS AVAILABLE
You can now purchase Translate in both CD and Digital forms HERE. When you purchase the CD, it also come with a digital download code.  Listen to the first single Tiny Eyes by clicking the picture below.
 

6/19/13: PITTSBURG ON ARCHIVE
Our Summer Tour opener from Pittsburg is available to stream and download on Archive.  Click HERE to give it a listen and here is the setlist if you need a little enticing
S1: Medicine, Square Pegs Round Holes, InterGalactic Cyberslut, North Coast, Metaphorical Pipe, Chorale, Cheshire Cat>Head in the Trees, Cream Soda
S2: The Marine, Reality, Run Rabbit Run, Bob the Wondercat>Kpanlogo>La Marea, Tugboat, Tiny Eyes, Yin Yang, Closer

6/11/13: SUMMER CAMP ON ARCHIVE
Two of our sets from Summer Camp are up on Archive to stream or download for free!  One is from our late night set on Thursday with Alex from Roster McCabe sitting in on a Stevie Wonder Tune.  The other is from our Saturday set with Rob from Dopapod sitting in on Cheshire Cat. Click HERE to listen to them both

5/26/13: BELLS ON ARCHIVE
Our show at Bells Brewery from the end of April is now on Archive to stream or download for free! Click HERE to give it a listen.

3/23/13: BOSTON ON ARCHIVE
Our show last Tuesday in Boston is available on Archive.org to stream or download for free! Click HERE to give it a listen.

2/22/13: BROOMHILDA JAMMIE
We are very proud to announce that The Broomhilda Suite has won WYCE's Jammie for Best Funk/Jam album.  A huge thanks to WYCE for their continuous support and recognition.  And also a huge thanks to Roy Wallace, Bill Chrysler, Joe Sturgill and Redwall North Studios for helping us put together the album that we envisioned.

2/11/13 : PITTS ON ARCHIVE
Our show last Friday in Pittsburgh at The Rex Theater is on Archive to download or stream for free! Click HERE to give it a listen.

1/30/13: STEEL DRUM BGM
One of our fans and good friend Doug Sutton, a student at University of Cincinnati, arranged a steel drum ensemble composition of one of our songs, Background Music for UofC's Winter Concert. It is pretty fantastic, so give it a listen here