Upcoming Concerts

  • Dec 12
    The Rising Sun Barn
    Telford, PA
  • Dec 13
    MilkBoy
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Dec 14
    The Capitol Theatre
    Port Chester, NY
  • Dec 15
    Gypsy Sally's
    Washington , DC
  • Dec 16
    The Saint
    Asbury Park, NJ
  • Dec 17
    Still Partners
    Sea Cliff, NY
Dec 12
The Rising Sun Barn - Telford, PA
Dec 13
MilkBoy - Philadelphia, PA
Dec 14
The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Dec 15
Gypsy Sally's - Washington , DC
Dec 16
The Saint - Asbury Park, NJ
Dec 17
Still Partners - Sea Cliff, NY

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)

  • Dec 1, 2018 / The Reel Fish Shop (Sonoma)
    According to Moonalice Legend, tonight is our final concert of 2018. It has been a mind blowing year ......
  • Nov 30, 2018 / Odd Fellows Hall (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice legend, we have long been fascinated by the Independent Organization of Odd Fellow...
  • Oct 21, 2018 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
  • Nov 24, 2018 / Roger McNamee & Friends @ TXR Bar - FREE (San Rafael)
  • Nov 23, 2018 / Ashkenaz (Berkeley)
    According to Moonalice legend, the insanity continues, but the good guys are beginning to make inroads. ...
  • Oct 27, 2018 / Rock Of Ages Costume Musical Extravaganza @ Osher Marin JCC Kanbar Center For The Arts (San Rafael)
    According to Moonalice Legend, this special DDS lineup features Roger McNamee, Jason Crosby, Lebo, Steve...
  • Oct 13, 2018 / Roger McNamee Solo @ Carolyn Ferris Art Studio (Fairfax)
  • Nov 25, 2018 / Moe's Alley (Santa Cruz)
    According to Moonalice legend, the climate is changing. After decades of being chill, the climate is get...
  • Nov 21, 2018 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
  • Nov 25, 2018 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Dec 1, 2018 / The Reel Fish Shop (Sonoma)
According to Moonalice Legend, tonight is our final concert of 2018. It has been a mind blowing year ......
Nov 30, 2018 / Odd Fellows Hall (Auburn)
According to Moonalice legend, we have long been fascinated by the Independent Organization of Odd Fellow...
Oct 21, 2018 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Nov 24, 2018 / Roger McNamee & Friends @ TXR Bar - FREE (San Rafael)
Nov 23, 2018 / Ashkenaz (Berkeley)
According to Moonalice legend, the insanity continues, but the good guys are beginning to make inroads. ...
Oct 27, 2018 / Rock Of Ages Costume Musical Extravaganza @ Osher Marin JCC Kanbar Center For The Arts (San Rafael)
According to Moonalice Legend, this special DDS lineup features Roger McNamee, Jason Crosby, Lebo, Steve...
Oct 13, 2018 / Roger McNamee Solo @ Carolyn Ferris Art Studio (Fairfax)
Nov 25, 2018 / Moe's Alley (Santa Cruz)
According to Moonalice legend, the climate is changing. After decades of being chill, the climate is get...
Nov 21, 2018 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
Nov 25, 2018 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)

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.