Upcoming Concerts

  • Jan 25
    Terrapin Crossroads
    San Rafael, CA
  • Jan 26
    Felton Music Hall
    Felton, CA
  • Apr 05
    Skull & Roses
    Ventura, CA
  • May 24
    Bottlerock Music Festival (May 22-24)
    Napa, CA
Jan 25
Terrapin Crossroads - San Rafael, CA
Jan 26
Felton Music Hall - Felton, CA
Apr 5
Skull & Roses - Ventura, CA
May 24
Bottlerock Music Festival (May 22-24) - Napa, CA

Moonalice News

  • Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
  • Thank you for an amazing year!
  • Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!
  • Check out the first full show by the Moonalice Sisters & Brothers band!
  • Moonalice Sisters & Brothers rock DROM in NYC!
  • Live for Live Music writes about Moonalice Sisters & Brothers Tour!
  • 420 Gathering of the Tribe -- Video Archive!!!
  • Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
  • Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
  • Moonalice plays Dead!!!
Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
Thank you for an amazing year!
Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!
Check out the first full show by the Moonalice Sisters & Brothers band!
Moonalice Sisters & Brothers rock DROM in NYC!
Live for Live Music writes about Moonalice Sisters & Brothers Tour!
420 Gathering of the Tribe -- Video Archive!!!
Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
Moonalice plays Dead!!!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Dec 13, 2019 / Hill Country (New York)
    Notes: Jason played with Dave Diamond Band Roger sang Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad
  • Dec 11, 2019 / Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)
    Notes: Jason played with Solar Circus
  • Dec 15, 2019 / 118 North (Wayne)
  • Dec 17, 2019 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
  • Dec 10, 2019 / Garcia's at the Cap (Port Chester)
    Notes: Erica Jeski’s first show with Doobie Decibel System Elliott Peck sang Sugaree
  • Dec 19, 2019 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
    Note there has been a venue change to The Rising Sun Barn.
  • Dec 20, 2019 / BRYAC (Bridgeport)
  • Dec 14, 2019 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
    Notes: Jason played Iko-Iko and Roger sang New New Minglewood Blues with Stella Blues Band. Anniversary...
  • Jan 4, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads Grate Room (San Rafael)
    Debut of Full Moonalice Time Has Come (THC) Revue. SOLD OUT! Notes: Hallelujah dedicated to Liz Du...
  • Dec 21, 2019 / Private Event (Mount Kisco)
Dec 13, 2019 / Hill Country (New York)
Notes: Jason played with Dave Diamond Band Roger sang Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad
Dec 11, 2019 / Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)
Notes: Jason played with Solar Circus
Dec 15, 2019 / 118 North (Wayne)
Dec 17, 2019 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
Dec 10, 2019 / Garcia's at the Cap (Port Chester)
Notes: Erica Jeski’s first show with Doobie Decibel System Elliott Peck sang Sugaree
Dec 19, 2019 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
Note there has been a venue change to The Rising Sun Barn.
Dec 20, 2019 / BRYAC (Bridgeport)
Dec 14, 2019 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Notes: Jason played Iko-Iko and Roger sang New New Minglewood Blues with Stella Blues Band. Anniversary...
Jan 4, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads Grate Room (San Rafael)
Debut of Full Moonalice Time Has Come (THC) Revue. SOLD OUT! Notes: Hallelujah dedicated to Liz Du...
Dec 21, 2019 / Private Event (Mount Kisco)

Music

VIDEO COMING
Apr 18
Mr. Small's Funhouse - Millvale, PA
Apr 17
Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA
Apr 16
The 8x10 - Baltimore, MD
Apr 15
The Jewish Mother - Virginia Beach, VA
Mar 1
Moe's Alley - Santa Cruz, CA
Feb 29
The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
Feb 16
Park West - Chicago, IL
Feb 15
The Music Mill - Indianapolis, IN
Feb 14
House Of Crave - Columbus, OH
Feb 13
20th Century - Cincinnati, OH
Apr 20
Toad's Place - New Haven, CT
Apr 23
Revolution Hall - Troy, NY
Apr 24
High Fidelity - Rochester, NY
Apr 25
Higher Ground - Burlington, VT
Apr 26
The Paradise - Boston, MA
May 1
Neighborhood Theatre - Charlotte, NC
May 2
The Pour House - Charleston, SC
May 3
Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA
May 6
The Baby Grand - WIlmington, DE
May 7
Rebel - New York, NY
Apr 19, 2008
Highline Ballroom IN NEW YORK, NY
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, Manhattan Island has been a major center of tribal activity going back a millennium or two. Of course Moonalice was but one of many tribes that inhabited the New York area, but the records of Moonalice influence are widespread. The conventional translation of manhattan from the Lenape language is "island of many hills," but the Encyclopedia of New York and Wikipedia suggest a range of more likely alternatives. Our favorite comes from the Munsee dialect of Lenape, where the word manahachtanienk means "place of general inebriation." This is consistent with the Moonalice translation of manhattan, "place where prodigious amounts of hemp are consumed." We would also point out that the original European settlers in New York were Dutch. They called the place New Amsterdam, suggesting that they understood the value of hemp. Is it possible that the current Dutch enthusiasm for hemp products originated in the new world, rather than the other way round? Do you really need to ask?

We note that April 19 is Bicycle Day. We're not making this up. On April 19, 1943, Dr. Albert Hofmann did his first experiment with LSD. He took 250 milligrams, after which he had some difficulty speaking, so he asked his colleague to escort him home on a bicycle. That's when things got really interesting. Having survived a few hours of terror, Dr. Hofmann began to experience feelings of "good fortune and gratitude." He started to enjoy the hallucinations. He noticed that sounds had visual manifestations. He hung out for hours, feeling very good about things and eventually fell asleep. While the relationship of Bicycle Day to Moonalice or New York City eludes us, the anecdote explains the enthusiasm in some communities for April 19. But wait! There's more!!! On this date in 1927, Mae West was sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity in a play called, "Sex." Imagine that. Exactly a year later, the 125th and final installment of the Oxford English Dictionary was published. And this year, Moonalice and Tea Leaf Green played at the Highline.

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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!

2008-04-19 @ Highline Ballroom