Upcoming Concerts

  • Oct 31
    Halloween at Golden Sails with Cubensis
    Long Beach, CA
  • Nov 01
    SOhO
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Nov 06
    Doobie Decibel System @ Don Quixote's
    Felton, CA
  • Nov 07
    Doobie Decibel System @ So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead, A Conference & Symposium PRIVATE EVENT
    San Jose, CA
  • Nov 09
    Doobie Decibel System @ Terrapin Crossroads
    San Rafael, CA
  • Nov 13
    Doobie Decibel System @ Ashkenaz
    Berkeley, CA
  • Nov 15
    Doobie Decibel System @ Zodiacs
    Petaluma, CA
  • Nov 16
    Doobie Decibel System @ The Barn, Nelson Family Vineyards
    Ukiah, CA
  • Nov 19
    Doobie Decibel System @ Iron Springs Pub & Brewery
    Fairfax, CA
  • Nov 26
    Doobie Decibel System @ Great American Music Hall
    San Francisco, CA
Oct 31
Halloween at Golden Sails with Cubensis - Long Beach, CA
Nov 1
SOhO - Santa Barbara, CA
Nov 6
Doobie Decibel System @ Don Quixote's - Felton, CA
Nov 7
Doobie Decibel System @ So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead, A Conference & Symposium PRIVATE EVENT - San Jose, CA
Nov 9
Doobie Decibel System @ Terrapin Crossroads - San Rafael, CA
Nov 13
Doobie Decibel System @ Ashkenaz - Berkeley, CA
Nov 15
Doobie Decibel System @ Zodiacs - Petaluma, CA
Nov 16
Doobie Decibel System @ The Barn, Nelson Family Vineyards - Ukiah, CA
Nov 19
Doobie Decibel System @ Iron Springs Pub & Brewery - Fairfax, CA
Nov 26
Doobie Decibel System @ Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA

Moonalice News

  • Roger McNamee Announces Duo With Jason Crosby - Doobie Decibel System!!!
  • Radio Interview: Roger McNamee of Moonalice
  • Moonalice featured in SF Giants' video for Jerry Garcia Night
  • From Small Regional Band To National Touring Act – For Moonalice, Facebook Was The Key!!!
  • SF Weekly Blog: Candy and Pot: What to Do on the 4/20 Easter Weekend
  • 18 Mind Blowing Posters In Moonalice 2014 4/20 Poster Set!!!
  • Moonalice Returns to BottleRock Napa Festival For Two Shows!!! #BRNV
  • Carolyn Ferris And Roger McNamee Debut Sunday Art And Music Series In Napa
  • Moonalice 4/20 Celebration with Special Guest David Nelson!!!
  • Concert In Celebration Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame & Museum's 75th Anniversary
Roger McNamee Announces Duo With Jason Crosby - Doobie Decibel System!!!
Radio Interview: Roger McNamee of Moonalice
Moonalice featured in SF Giants' video for Jerry Garcia Night
From Small Regional Band To National Touring Act – For Moonalice, Facebook Was The Key!!!
SF Weekly Blog: Candy and Pot: What to Do on the 4/20 Easter Weekend
18 Mind Blowing Posters In Moonalice 2014 4/20 Poster Set!!!
Moonalice Returns to BottleRock Napa Festival For Two Shows!!! #BRNV
Carolyn Ferris And Roger McNamee Debut Sunday Art And Music Series In Napa
Moonalice 4/20 Celebration with Special Guest David Nelson!!!
Concert In Celebration Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame & Museum's 75th Anniversary

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Aug 5, 2013 / AT&T Park (San Francisco, CA)
    We played two sets before the Giants game. Our band loves baseball, so this giant fun for us (pun intended)
  • July 2, 2014 / Truckee Amphitheater (Truckee, CA)
    This beautiful venue near Lake Tahoe was packed ... huge fun!
  • July 8, 2014 / Delancey Street (San Francisco, CA)
    Our annual concert at San Francisco's most successful halfway house is always a huge thrill.
  • Oct 6, 2013 / HSB (San Francisco, CA)
    HSB: the largest free festival in America draws more than 1/2 a million people. Our adrenal glands were working overtime!!!
  • July 9, 2014 / Union Square Live (San Francisco, CA)
    Free show in San Francisco's most famous square.
  • Jul 3, 2013 / TRI Studios (Weir Studio, CA)
    If you don't know Moonalice and want a quick introduction to our music, this show is as good as you will find.
  • July 25, 2014 / Midnight Ramble, Levon Helm's Barn (Woodstock, NY)
    With Larry Campbell and the Midnight Ramble Band. Spiritual.
  • Dec 29, 2013 / Sweetwater Music (Mill Valley, CA)
    Our Psychedelic Sunday shows at Sweetwater occur at 2 in the afternoon - a fantastic time for serious psychedelic music
  • July 30, 2014 / The Cutting Room (NYC)
    Amazing venue in Manhattan's garment district. Jason Crosby joins us.
  • July 26, 2014 / Jerry Jam (Bath, NH)
    Really fun festival in northern NH
Aug 5, 2013 / AT&T Park (San Francisco, CA)
We played two sets before the Giants game. Our band loves baseball, so this giant fun for us (pun intended)
July 2, 2014 / Truckee Amphitheater (Truckee, CA)
This beautiful venue near Lake Tahoe was packed ... huge fun!
July 8, 2014 / Delancey Street (San Francisco, CA)
Our annual concert at San Francisco's most successful halfway house is always a huge thrill.
Oct 6, 2013 / HSB (San Francisco, CA)
HSB: the largest free festival in America draws more than 1/2 a million people. Our adrenal glands were working overtime!!!
July 9, 2014 / Union Square Live (San Francisco, CA)
Free show in San Francisco's most famous square.
Jul 3, 2013 / TRI Studios (Weir Studio, CA)
If you don't know Moonalice and want a quick introduction to our music, this show is as good as you will find.
July 25, 2014 / Midnight Ramble, Levon Helm's Barn (Woodstock, NY)
With Larry Campbell and the Midnight Ramble Band. Spiritual.
Dec 29, 2013 / Sweetwater Music (Mill Valley, CA)
Our Psychedelic Sunday shows at Sweetwater occur at 2 in the afternoon - a fantastic time for serious psychedelic music
July 30, 2014 / The Cutting Room (NYC)
Amazing venue in Manhattan's garment district. Jason Crosby joins us.
July 26, 2014 / Jerry Jam (Bath, NH)
Really fun festival in northern NH

Joker's Lie

Credits Lyrics: 
Pete Sears. B.M.I.

JOKER’S LIE Words and Music Pete Sears B.M.I.

For one week and a day you lay as your life hung by a thread
Unconscious to this earthly plane as she waited by your bed
You later said you found this place that shook you to the core
And you never want to go back to that dark and distant shore

(Where) and the reaper waited patiently as you knocked at deaths old door
While you felt the grip of fear inside as you never have before

But your souls at peace of that I'm sure and there will be no pain
And you'll never go back to that dark shore to that terrible place again

Perhaps it was the Morphine's grip that crawled inside your brain
As the joker sneered and lied to you said you'll never laugh again
Metallic shades of cobalt blue dark angels cold as rain
Trapped inside the devils lie and you tried to flee in vain

But your souls at peace of that I'm sure and there will be no pain
And you'll never go back to that dark shore to that terrible place again

Solo: Verse: Chorus:

But it was a lie I know you to be a man who’s lived life well
You've done more good than harm for all and for you there’ll be no hell
And you've lent a helping hand to those who for no fault of their own
Have felt the fickle hand of fate flay them open to the bone

But your souls at peace of that I'm sure and there will be no pain
And you'll never go back to that dark shore to that terrible place again

Performers: 
Pete Sears

About an intense conversation I had with my old friend, Jerry Garcia.