Upcoming Concerts

Moonalice News

  • 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
  • Honoring The San Francisco Tradition of The Rock Poster!!!
  • Rock Out To The Music Of 1967 at The Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam On 21 June!!!
  • Happy Birthday Moontunes TM!!!!
  • The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock And Roll
  • Moonalice 420 Gathering Of The Tribe Returns To Slim's In SF On 20 April 2017!!!
  • Roger McNamee - Free Super Bowl Tailgate Party Show At Sweetwater Music Hall - 5 Feb. 2017
  • Steve DeAngelo - Prop 64 is a compromise, but one that needs to be made
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
Honoring The San Francisco Tradition of The Rock Poster!!!
Rock Out To The Music Of 1967 at The Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam On 21 June!!!
Happy Birthday Moontunes TM!!!!
The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock And Roll
Moonalice 420 Gathering Of The Tribe Returns To Slim's In SF On 20 April 2017!!!
Roger McNamee - Free Super Bowl Tailgate Party Show At Sweetwater Music Hall - 5 Feb. 2017
Steve DeAngelo - Prop 64 is a compromise, but one that needs to be made

What To Watch (Archive)

  • 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 26, 2014 / Jerry Jam (Bath, NH)
    Really fun festival in northern NH
  • July 25, 2014 / Midnight Ramble, Levon Helm's Barn (Woodstock, NY)
    With Larry Campbell and the Midnight Ramble Band. Spiritual.
  • July 2, 2014 / Truckee Amphitheater (Truckee, CA)
    This beautiful venue near Lake Tahoe was packed ... huge fun!
  • July 30, 2014 / The Cutting Room (NYC)
    Amazing venue in Manhattan's garment district. Jason Crosby joins us.
  • 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 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 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!!!
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 26, 2014 / Jerry Jam (Bath, NH)
Really fun festival in northern NH
July 25, 2014 / Midnight Ramble, Levon Helm's Barn (Woodstock, NY)
With Larry Campbell and the Midnight Ramble Band. Spiritual.
July 2, 2014 / Truckee Amphitheater (Truckee, CA)
This beautiful venue near Lake Tahoe was packed ... huge fun!
July 30, 2014 / The Cutting Room (NYC)
Amazing venue in Manhattan's garment district. Jason Crosby joins us.
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 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 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!!!

Music

VIDEO COMING
May 7
The Ashkenaz - Berkeley, CA
Apr 20
Slim's - Moonalice Tribal Pow-wow!! - San Francisco
Apr 17
Topanga Earth Day Festival - Topanga, CA
Apr 16
Fishlips - Bakersfield, CA
Apr 10
E-String Bar & Grill - Las Vegas Jam Band Society - Henderson, NV
Apr 9
The Sail Inn - $10 show - Tempe, AZ
Apr 8
Orpheum Theater - $5 show! - Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 3
Hop Monk Tavern - Sebastopol, CA
Apr 2
Lincoln Theater - Yountville, CA
Apr 1
Moe's Alley - Santa Cruz, CA
May 9
Jewels in the Square - 2pm to 4pm - San Francisco, CA
May 21
Green Ball - Friends of the Earth Benefit! - San Francisco, CA
May 22
Black & White Ball - Benefit for SF Symphony - San Francisco, CA
May 26
Martyrs' - Chicago, IL
May 27
Shank Hall - Milwaukee, WI
May 29
Bella Music Festival (Minnesota) - Geneva, MN
May 30
High Noon Saloon - Madison, WI
Jun 5
Redwood Mountain Faire - Felton, CA
Jun 6
Summer Music & Arts Festival in Benbow, CA - Garberville, CA
Jun 16
Oakland Coliseum - Oakland, CA
May 8, 2010
Boonville Beer Festival IN BOONVILLE, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Wikipedia, Boonville is named for W. W. Boone, who was the first shopkeeper in this town. Given that there were already two hotels and perfectly good name - The Corners - the shopkeeper story struck us as unlikely. Fortunately the legend tells the real story. According to Moonalice legend, Boonville was actually named after Lou Boon Moonalice, the inventor of hemp beer, who lived in a very large adobe igloo behind one of the hotels. Given the subsequent history of brewing in Boonville, we believe this explanation is far more likely.

According to Moonalice legend, the aforementioned Lou Boon Moonalice had speech impediment. He sounded like a cross between Tweety Bird and Elmer Fudd. It sounded so funny that pretty soon the whole town was imitating it, especially the kids who used it confuse their parents. This folk language has a name - Boontling - which survives to this day. All you appleheads and batter listen up while I blooch in Boont. Remember, in boont beer is bahl hornin', but hemp is bahl flamin'.

According to Moonalice legend, today is the anniversary of Dr. John Pemberton's invention of a cocaine-based carbonated beverage that would one day come to be known as Coca-Cola. Like many of you, we wonder what life would be like today if Dr. Pemberton's original formula were still in use.

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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!

2010-05-08 @ Boonville Beer Festival