Upcoming Concerts

  • May 24
    Occidental Center for the Arts
    Occidental, CA
  • May 25
    BottleRock Music Festival (Bai Stage)
    Napa Valley, CA
  • May 26
    Crooked Lane Brewing Company - Benefit
    Auburn, CA
  • Jun 05
    Union Square Live
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 08
    Michael's On Main
    Soquel, CA
  • Jun 09
    Sweetwater Music Hall
    Mill Valley, CA
  • Jun 19
    Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 03
    Union Square Live
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 05
    Winston's
    San Diego, CA
  • Jul 06
    Teragram Ballroom
    Los Angeles, CA
May 24
Occidental Center for the Arts - Occidental, CA
May 25
BottleRock Music Festival (Bai Stage) - Napa Valley, CA
May 26
Crooked Lane Brewing Company - Benefit - Auburn, CA
Jun 5
Union Square Live - San Francisco, CA
Jun 8
Michael's On Main - Soquel, CA
Jun 9
Sweetwater Music Hall - Mill Valley, CA
Jun 19
Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3 - San Francisco, CA
Jul 3
Union Square Live - San Francisco, CA
Jul 5
Winston's - San Diego, CA
Jul 6
Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, 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)

  • Dec 12, 2018 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
  • Dec 14, 2018 / The Capitol Theatre (Port Chester)
  • Dec 15, 2018 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington )
  • Dec 17, 2018 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
  • 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 ......
  • Dec 13, 2018 / MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
  • Apr 20, 2019 / Slim's 420 Gathering of the Tribe! (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Tribe gathers every year around this time to elevate its profile. By ...
  • Dec 16, 2018 / The Saint (Asbury Park)
  • Apr 14, 2019 / Special Los Lobos Stream from Sweetwater! (Mill Valley)
    Moonalice is supporting streaming of a this Los Lobos show at The Sweetwater in Mill Valley! As the show ...
  • Jan 10, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
    According to Moonalice legend, this is a new year. They are calling it 2019, but a friend of ours hopes ...
Dec 12, 2018 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
Dec 14, 2018 / The Capitol Theatre (Port Chester)
Dec 15, 2018 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington )
Dec 17, 2018 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
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 ......
Dec 13, 2018 / MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
Apr 20, 2019 / Slim's 420 Gathering of the Tribe! (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the Tribe gathers every year around this time to elevate its profile. By ...
Dec 16, 2018 / The Saint (Asbury Park)
Apr 14, 2019 / Special Los Lobos Stream from Sweetwater! (Mill Valley)
Moonalice is supporting streaming of a this Los Lobos show at The Sweetwater in Mill Valley! As the show ...
Jan 10, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
According to Moonalice legend, this is a new year. They are calling it 2019, but a friend of ours hopes ...

Music

Set 2

Encore 1

VIDEO COMING
May 1
Mexicali Live - Teaneck, NJ
Apr 30
Sullivan Hall - New York, NY
Apr 29
River Street Jazz Cafe - Plains, PA
Apr 28
Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA
Apr 27
IOTA Club & Cafe - Arlington, VA
Apr 25
Virginia Brewing Company - Winchester, VA
Apr 24
Jim Bohannon Show (4) - Washington, DC
Apr 18
Spring Jam 5 - Salem, MO
Apr 16
Spring Jam 5 - Salem, MO
Apr 11
Little Fox Theatre - Redwood City, CA
May 8
The Mint - Los Angeles, CA
May 9
Crystal Bay Club (Crystal Bay Casino) - Crystal Bay, NV
May 23
Bella Madre Festival (5) - Geneva, MN
May 24
Summer Camp Music Festival (5) - Chilicothe, IL
Jun 5
Wakarusa Festival - Ozark, AR
Jun 6
Wakarusa Festival - Ozark, AR
Jun 12
Bonnaroo Festival - Manchester, TN
Jun 13
Arena Theater - Point Arena, CA
Jun 17
Goodfoot Pub & Lounge - Portland, OR
Jun 18
Applegate River Lodge - Applegate, OR
May 2, 2009
Narrows Center for the Arts IN FALL RIVER, MA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, the city of Fall River prospered during the Civil War. During that time, the city became America's leading producer of textiles. At its peak the city had one million spindles going in its mills. All this prosperity allowed, Fall River to play a major role in supporting the war effort. In addition to cotton cloth, the city provided a brigade, the 420 Moonalice Quartermasters. The Moonalice Quartermasters were responsible for procuring and distributing hemp through the Union Army. It was a tough job, due largely to the imprecision of quality control testing in those days. Lacking today's sophisticated equipment the 420 Moonalice Quartermasters had to resort to brute force. They smoked half of every bud to make sure it was safe for the troops. It was. At least, they think it was.

According to Moonalice legend, Lizzie Borden hired live-in servants to care for her parents. The two servants, Forty Whacks Moonalice and his son, Forty-One Whacks, were nice, but not very alert. They were passed out cold - having shared some bud in the family hemp cellar - when the axe was flying upstairs. Forty Whacks was mortified by the bloody murders, but Forty-One Whacks was smitten. His love for Lizzie knew no bounds. Not only did he cast himself as Reasonable Doubt in the musical version of Lizzie's court case, he grew and marketed a strain of hemp that helped to pay Lizzie's legal bills. The hemp, known as Steel Lizzie, left smokers with a splitting headache. It was very popular among masochists.

According to Moonalice legend, the worst fire in Fall River's history started in the Pocasset Mill in 1928. By the time it was put out, the fire had destroyed a big part of downtown Fall River. How did it start? This is where history gets sketchy and the legend takes over. Unfortunately, it says nothing about how the fire started. What it provides is an interesting perspective on the importance of leaving a burning building before the cows come to roost. Guest percussionists: Webb McNamee, Schwager, Stella Xanthakos Baked goods: birthday cake!!! Twittercast #5

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Click the "I was there!" link above to mark your attendance for this show. If video archive is available, click "Launch Video" on the left the watch and add the show to your Couch Tour!

2009-05-02 @ Narrows Center for the Arts