Upcoming Concerts

  • Nov 25
    Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
  • Nov 26
    Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
  • Nov 27
    Shelter-In-Place Session #255 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
  • Nov 28
    Shelter-In-Place Session #256 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
  • Nov 29
    Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #257 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
Nov 25
Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA
Nov 26
Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA
Nov 27
Shelter-In-Place Session #255 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA
Nov 28
Shelter-In-Place Session #256 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA
Nov 29
Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #257 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA

Moonalice News

  • 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
  • Legendary Poster Artist Wes Wilson Dies at 82
  • Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
  • Thank you for an amazing year!
  • Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!
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
Legendary Poster Artist Wes Wilson Dies at 82
Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
Thank you for an amazing year!
Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Nov 18, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #246 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 16, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #244 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 17, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #245 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 20, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #248 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 25, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 19, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #247 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 23, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #251 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 21, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #249 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 22, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #250 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
  • Nov 24, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #252 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 18, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #246 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 16, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #244 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 17, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #245 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 20, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #248 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 25, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #253 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 19, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #247 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 23, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #251 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 21, 2020 / Jason Crosby Shelter-In-Place Session #249 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 22, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #250 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...
Nov 24, 2020 / Shelter-In-Place Session #252 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
Our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19. As Jason is "sheltering-in-place" at Roger's, daily D...

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Apr 19, 2008
Highline Ballroom IN NEW YORK, NY
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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