We are pumped to announced that jam band/improv rock maestros Umphrey’s McGee will be performing a Mooged-Out pre-show benefit for the Bob Moog Foundation at MoDaddy’s in Asheville North Carolina on February 21, 2009. Long time Moog users, Umphrey’s crew will be performing a special mini-set through custom Moog-enhanced rigs, provided by the Bob Moog Foundation. After the set, Umphrey’s will stick around for a meet and greet and signing of special edition commemorative posters before heading over to the Orange Peel for their gig there.
This unique benefit event will allow attendees a rare opportunity to connect with Umphrey’s McGee in an intimate setting of just over 100 people. All proceeds from the evening will assist the Bob Moog Foundation in the planning phase of the Bob Moog Museum, or Moogseum, which will be center for music and science education and a place to connect with the life and legacy of Bob Moog through interactive, experiential exhibits. You can read more about the event on Umphrey’s site.
Tickets for this very special evening go on sale on February 4th, 2009 at 12pm CST through Umphrey’s Ticketing. Tickets are available for a $35 minimum donation. Space is limited. To learn more about Umphey’s McGee, go to www.umphreys.com.
Many thanks to our friends at Umphrey’s McGee!