Upcoming Concerts

  • Sep 22
    Fur Peace Ranch - SOLD OUT
    Pomeroy, OH
  • Oct 07
    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
    San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 21
    Roger McNamee solo @ Sweetwater
    Mill Valley, CA
Sep 22
Fur Peace Ranch - SOLD OUT - Pomeroy, OH
Oct 7
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - San Francisco, CA
Oct 21
Roger McNamee solo @ Sweetwater - Mill Valley, CA

Moonalice News

  • Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
  • Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
  • Moonalice plays Dead!!!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!
  • Enjoy archive video from 4/20!!!
  • Compliance with Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - A Privilege To Play
  • LOCKN' FREE 2017 Livestream Courtesy of Ben and Jerry's, Airstream, and YouTube, with Suggested Donations to the Heal Charlottesville Fund
  • Moonalice To Play At Slide Ranch Grand Opening Of New Farm-to-Table Teaching Center
Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
Moonalice plays Dead!!!
Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!
Enjoy archive video from 4/20!!!
Compliance with Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - A Privilege To Play
LOCKN' FREE 2017 Livestream Courtesy of Ben and Jerry's, Airstream, and YouTube, with Suggested Donations to the Heal Charlottesville Fund
Moonalice To Play At Slide Ranch Grand Opening Of New Farm-to-Table Teaching Center

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Aug 24, 2018 / Golden Sails Hotel (Long Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, this is our 19th show here in Long Beach! I am not certain, but I think t...
  • Aug 26, 2018 / Bogie's @ The Westlake Village Inn (Westlake Village )
    According to Moonalice legend, Westlake Village is city with a purpose. The headquarters of Guitar Cente...
  • Aug 9, 2018 / Jerry Garcia Tribute Night @ SF Giants (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, Jerry Garcia hit the road 23 years ago for a solo tour we could not join. ...
  • Sep 16, 2018 / Doobie Decibel System (Mill Valley)
    Notes: This show was supposed to be a Roger McNamee solo concert with a Beatles theme. The night before...
  • Sep 9, 2018 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
    Today's legend is more serious than usual. We have a second, special poster today by John Mavroudis. The...
  • Aug 25, 2018 / Venice Beach Music Fest - FREE! (Venice Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, the sun is out, the surf is up and we got to start this set at 4:20. It d...
  • Aug 23, 2018 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, we arrived in Hermosa Beach a few hours ago and learned something that bl...
  • Aug 8, 2018 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, pigs are flying, hell has frozen over, the weird have all turned pro ... a...
  • Sep 12, 2018 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, 2018 is the scariest reality television series in history ... and it’s s...
  • Sep 22, 2018 / Fur Peace Ranch - SOLD OUT (Pomeroy)
    According to Moonalice legend, Fur Peace Ranch is a magnet for beautiful people. Moonalice came here bec...
Aug 24, 2018 / Golden Sails Hotel (Long Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, this is our 19th show here in Long Beach! I am not certain, but I think t...
Aug 26, 2018 / Bogie's @ The Westlake Village Inn (Westlake Village )
According to Moonalice legend, Westlake Village is city with a purpose. The headquarters of Guitar Cente...
Aug 9, 2018 / Jerry Garcia Tribute Night @ SF Giants (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Jerry Garcia hit the road 23 years ago for a solo tour we could not join. ...
Sep 16, 2018 / Doobie Decibel System (Mill Valley)
Notes: This show was supposed to be a Roger McNamee solo concert with a Beatles theme. The night before...
Sep 9, 2018 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
Today's legend is more serious than usual. We have a second, special poster today by John Mavroudis. The...
Aug 25, 2018 / Venice Beach Music Fest - FREE! (Venice Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, the sun is out, the surf is up and we got to start this set at 4:20. It d...
Aug 23, 2018 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, we arrived in Hermosa Beach a few hours ago and learned something that bl...
Aug 8, 2018 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, pigs are flying, hell has frozen over, the weird have all turned pro ... a...
Sep 12, 2018 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, 2018 is the scariest reality television series in history ... and it’s s...
Sep 22, 2018 / Fur Peace Ranch - SOLD OUT (Pomeroy)
According to Moonalice legend, Fur Peace Ranch is a magnet for beautiful people. Moonalice came here bec...

Fair to Even Odds

Credits: 
Lyrics: Robert Hunter. Music: Pete Sears

Verse 1
How long, Jack, till we get to Singapore?
How long, Joe, did we sign on for?
Better keep bailing while the rain pours down
The day crews sleeping and the night crews drowned

Verse 2
Caught at the border running forty-fives
A shot in the back could mean goodbye
You know I’ve been shot before
And I didn't lay down and die, no

Verse 3
Lie around and clench my teeth
Until my jaws are sore
Maybe give up cigarettes
Till my lungs don't hurt no more

Verse 4
Shot in the back and drawing flies
Flat on my belly with bloodshot eyes
This is the life I love the best
Devil be welcome to the rest

Chorus
Fair to even odds, I wager
Fair to even odds, I give
Fair to even I recover
Fair to even odds I live

Solo Verses

Verse 5
Just how far is this day risen?
Move my head so I can see
Hear the hot sweet winds of heaven
Thick and red as blood to me

Verse 6
I can hear the hangman's hornpipe
Blowing high and low and strong
Fare to even odds, dear Annie
Play no sweeter when I'm gone

Chorus
Fair to even odds, I wager
Fair to even odds, I lay
If we make it till the sunrise
We can make it through the day

Performers: 
Pete Sears

Bob wrote the lyrics for "Fair To Even Odds" about the same time as he wrote "Friend of the Devil" with Jerry. He had no music for it and years later I realized the words almost perfectly matched some music I'd written. I called him up and we collaborated on the song for my solo album, "The Long Haul" in 2000.