Upcoming Concerts

  • Jul 27
    4:20 Tuesdays
    Howling Moon Studio, CA
  • Jul 31
    Saturday Stream
    Howling Moon Studio, CA
  • Aug 03
    4:20 Tuesdays
    Howling Moon Studio, CA
  • Aug 06
    The Days Between @ Black Oak Ranch
    Laytonville, CA
  • Aug 07
    Petaluma Music Festival
    Petaluma, CA
  • Aug 20
    Friday Night Live Concert Series
    Cloverdale, CA
  • Sep 02
    The Krush Presents @ The Backyard
    Santa Rosa, CA
  • Sep 05
    Bottlerock Music Festival
    Napa Valley, CA
  • Sep 11
    June Lake Jam Fest
    June Lake, CA
Jul 27
4:20 Tuesdays - Howling Moon Studio, CA
Jul 31
Saturday Stream - Howling Moon Studio, CA
Aug 3
4:20 Tuesdays - Howling Moon Studio, CA
Aug 6
The Days Between @ Black Oak Ranch - Laytonville, CA
Aug 7
Petaluma Music Festival - Petaluma, CA
Aug 20
Friday Night Live Concert Series - Cloverdale, CA
Sep 2
The Krush Presents @ The Backyard - Santa Rosa, CA
Sep 5
Bottlerock Music Festival - Napa Valley, CA
Sep 11
June Lake Jam Fest - June Lake, CA

Moonalice News

  • Fan Creates Awesome Line Dance to Full Moonalice song, “Woo Woo”
  • Photos from Full Moonalice livestream for Relix on Twitch!
  • Shelter-in-Place Tour: Statistics from the First 365 Days of Shows
  • Shelter-in-Place Tour: A Full Year of Daily Livestreams! Relix story
  • Full Moonalice Poster Artists Take On The Pandemic
  • 4/20 Posters!!! Check Them Out!!!
  • Moonlight In The Darkness Postponed - Enjoy Posters From Cancelled Dates
  • Tour dates cancelled; Announcement of Moonlight in Darkness livestream tour
  • Fear the coronavirus? Here’s how to watch live music from home
  • Barry Sless interviews on Grateful Web and KPFA's Dead to the World
Fan Creates Awesome Line Dance to Full Moonalice song, “Woo Woo”
Photos from Full Moonalice livestream for Relix on Twitch!
Shelter-in-Place Tour: Statistics from the First 365 Days of Shows
Shelter-in-Place Tour: A Full Year of Daily Livestreams! Relix story
Full Moonalice Poster Artists Take On The Pandemic
4/20 Posters!!! Check Them Out!!!
Moonlight In The Darkness Postponed - Enjoy Posters From Cancelled Dates
Tour dates cancelled; Announcement of Moonlight in Darkness livestream tour
Fear the coronavirus? Here’s how to watch live music from home
Barry Sless interviews on Grateful Web and KPFA's Dead to the World

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Jul 17, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 10, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 6, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 3, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 13, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 9, 2021 / Psychedelic Soul @ Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
    According to Moonalice legend, it has been eighteen months and five days since our last concert … which...
  • Jun 26, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 24, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jun 29, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
  • Jul 20, 2021 / Psychedelic Soul @ Terrapin Crossroads Stream (San Rafael)
    Note: THIS IS A STREAM OF THE JULY 9TH TERRAPIN CROSSROADS SHOW that was not streamed live. According ...
Jul 17, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 10, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 6, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 3, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 13, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 9, 2021 / Psychedelic Soul @ Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
According to Moonalice legend, it has been eighteen months and five days since our last concert … which...
Jun 26, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 24, 2021 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jun 29, 2021 / 4:20 Tuesdays (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we are cha...
Jul 20, 2021 / Psychedelic Soul @ Terrapin Crossroads Stream (San Rafael)
Note: THIS IS A STREAM OF THE JULY 9TH TERRAPIN CROSSROADS SHOW that was not streamed live. According ...

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.