Listen To This: Umphrey’s McGee Teams With Buddy Guy and Chicago (The Band) For Chicago (The Song)

Prog-jammers Umphrey’s McGee have always been proud of their hometown, so it’s no surprise they jumped at the opportunity to pen an ode to The Windy City. For a tune called Chicago, which debuted this morning at USA Today’s website, the sextet teamed with Chicago legends Buddy Guy and Chicago (The Band) for a tribute to all things Chicago.

Umphrey’s will perform the song tonight at a special HUG Chicago 2012 “thank you” concert at the Park West. “We love the city of Chicago and all of our amazing fans here, so this was a complete no-brainer for us,” Bayliss said in a press release. “For a city that’s given us so much over the years, writing this song felt like something that was meant to happen, and we hope it will help others recognize everything that Chicago has to offer.” Here’s the tune…

Tomorrow night the group returns to Park West for UM Bowl III.

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