Upcoming Concerts

  • Aug 13
    Saturday Stream
    Howling Moon Studio, CA
  • Sep 08
    KRSH Backyard Concert
    Santa Rosa, CA
  • Sep 10
    June Lake Jam Fest
    June Lake, CA
  • Sep 16
    Red Dog Saloon
    Virginia City, NV
  • Sep 17
    Ain’t Necessarily Dead Fest
    Auburn, CA
  • Sep 18
    KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards
    Clearlake Oaks, CA
Aug 13
Saturday Stream - Howling Moon Studio, CA
Sep 8
KRSH Backyard Concert - Santa Rosa, CA
Sep 10
June Lake Jam Fest - June Lake, CA
Sep 16
Red Dog Saloon - Virginia City, NV
Sep 17
Ain’t Necessarily Dead Fest - Auburn, CA
Sep 18
KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards - Clearlake Oaks, CA

Moonalice News

  • Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
  • Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
  • Glide Magazine interviews Pete Sears!
  • Acoustic Guitar Magazine: Barry, Roger and T’s play Nick and Woo Woo
  • PopMatters: Bottlerock Napa review … featuring Moonalice
  • Moonalice Will Not Play Indoors Until Further Notice
  • Bottlerock Napa 2022: Photos by Bob Minkin
  • Riff Magazine: story about Moonalice with interviews, preview of BottleRock!
  • Songfacts podcast: Lester Chambers!
  • Summer of Soul -- Featuring Lester Chambers & The Chambers Brothers -- wins Academy Award!
Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
Glide Magazine interviews Pete Sears!
Acoustic Guitar Magazine: Barry, Roger and T’s play Nick and Woo Woo
PopMatters: Bottlerock Napa review … featuring Moonalice
Moonalice Will Not Play Indoors Until Further Notice
Bottlerock Napa 2022: Photos by Bob Minkin
Riff Magazine: story about Moonalice with interviews, preview of BottleRock!
Songfacts podcast: Lester Chambers!
Summer of Soul -- Featuring Lester Chambers & The Chambers Brothers -- wins Academy Award!

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  • Jul 2, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
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Jun 25, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
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Jul 18, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair Day 2 (Veneta)
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Jul 9, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
According to Moonalice legend, the Oregon Country Fair is steeped in tradition. From its Renaissance Fair...
Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
Jul 17, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
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Jul 16, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Notes: First time played: Can You Feel It? Blink of an Eye dedicated to Tracy Sheridan Live A Little...
Jul 8, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
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Gwendolyn

Credits: 
Roger McNamee

Long ago and far away, in a farmhouse near Chisholm Abbey
There lived a girl, Gwendolyn was her name
Mother died when she was young, Gwendolyn took care of Daddy
Broken in spirit, Daddy took all she could give
Early morning, every morning ,Gwendolyn would toil at farming
She milked the cows, worked the garden, cooked the meals
Every time she met a young man, Daddy’s needs would grow again
No flame could last, with Daddy, no flame could last
Gwendolyn met many men , hoping she would find the man ,who filed her heart and soul
Helped to make her love unfold.
Gwendolyn met many men, but in the end
She, belonged to Daddy
Then one day near Chisholm Abbey, a soldier’s love would make her happy
They dreamed of life, they dreamed as one
After only weeks together, to war her true love was sent forever
By old men who smiled, with young men who cried
War was hard on Chisholm Abbey, farming failed for her and Daddy
Work in town was scarce, as Gwendolyn would learn
At night she did her neighbor’s laundry, she did their mending, she did their bidding
She made ends meet, begging money just to eat
Gwendolyn met many men, but none could ever replace the Man
Who filled her heart and soul, helped to make her love unfold
Gwendolyn met many men, but once again she was alone with Daddy

Daddy’s spirit was ever broken, his daughter’s fears were left unspoken
Gwendolyn struggled on, though hope was hers no more
Then one night she lit a lantern, to serve all men in need of comfort
She gave her soul, getting pennies in return
Gwendolyn lived to serve her Daddy in the farmhouse near Chisholm Abbey
It was no life, though she struggled till the end
Gwendolyn died near Chisholm Abbey. left behind her worthless Daddy.
Her spirit fled to fields where soldiers fell.
Gwendolyn knew many men, in spirit she rejoined the Man
Who filled her heart and soul, helped to make her love unfold
Gwendolyn knew many men, but she only loved on Man,
He filled her heart and soul, helped to make her love unfold
Gwendolyn embraced her Man, a love renewed inside the gates of heaven

"Gwendolyn," a folk song in the old English style, and the first song Chubby wrote specifically to create a soloing platform for Barry, including a turn around that could enable Barry to do something magic at the end. Chubby started from the classic notion from English novels of a daughter persevering through the hardships imposed by a cruel father. He made the true love a soldier, which allowed him to make a secondary point about the people who start wars, but don't suffer the consequences. Roger Mcnamee