In the late '90s and early aughts, Umphrey's McGee seemed inescapable in campus music venues. They came along at the peak of the post-Dead jam-band craze, but they bucked the trend and survived the cultural death of patchwork corduroy pants and Airwalks.

In the late '90s and early aughts, Umphrey's McGee seemed inescapable in campus music venues. They came along at the peak of the post-Dead jam-band craze, but they bucked the trend and survived the cultural death of patchwork corduroy pants and Airwalks.

The band continues to tour relentlessly, drawing the faithful with their laidback improvisational jams and crowd-pleasing covers. Though the band has recorded several albums, it's the live shows that fans crave. Part and parcel of the UM experience is being there to hear it.

They'll be in their element at the LC, in the open air, letting the music flow.