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  • Apr 18
    Full Moonalice Box of Chocolates Sampler Shelter-In-Place Session #399 at Howling Moon Studios
    Bay Area, CA
  • Apr 19
    Shelter-In-Place Session #400
    Bay Area, CA
  • Apr 20
    420 Virtual Gathering of the Tribe Shelter-In-Place Session #401
    Bay Area, CA
Apr 18
Full Moonalice Box of Chocolates Sampler Shelter-In-Place Session #399 at Howling Moon Studios - Bay Area, CA
Apr 19
Shelter-In-Place Session #400 - Bay Area, CA
Apr 20
420 Virtual Gathering of the Tribe Shelter-In-Place Session #401 - Bay Area, CA

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  • Legendary Poster Artist Wes Wilson Dies at 82
  • Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
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
Legendary Poster Artist Wes Wilson Dies at 82
Introducing ... Full Moonalice!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Apr 15, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #396 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 8, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #389 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 14, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #395 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 13, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #394 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 12, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #393 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 9, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #390 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 10, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #391 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 17, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #398 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 16, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #397 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
  • Apr 11, 2021 / Box of Chocolates Sampler Shelter-In-Place Session #392 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
    As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 15, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #396 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 8, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #389 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 14, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #395 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 13, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #394 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 12, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #393 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 9, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #390 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 10, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #391 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 17, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #398 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 16, 2021 / Shelter-In-Place Session #397 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...
Apr 11, 2021 / Box of Chocolates Sampler Shelter-In-Place Session #392 at Howling Moon Studios (Bay Area)
As our tour dates have been cancelled due to Covid-19, we continue with our daily "Shelter-In-Place Sessi...

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Apr 26, 2008
The Paradise IN BOSTON, MA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, the tribe fled Boston in the early 19th century. This departure, long unexplained, is notable because Boston had long been a major center for the Moonalice tribe, which played a huge role at the Boston Tea Party (see Moonalice History for Nov 1, 2007) and Bunker Hill. Then they all hit the road, beginning in 1820. No one knew why . . . until now.

The band did some research and discovered a likely explanation for the tribal exodus: the leveling of Beacon Hill. Anyone who has spent time in Boston recently knows that Beacon Hill features a whole lot of expensive real estate, but not much elevation. This was not always the case. There used to be a real hill there, until the city decided to use the dirt of Beacon Hill to fill in the marshes in what is now Haymarket Square. What the city fathers did not realize at the time was that Beacon Hill was way more than a hill. It was a Moonalice burial mound. (For an explanation of Moonalice burial mounds, see the History for April 15, 2008). The Moonmothers of ancient Boston had mighty big bongs, which accounted for the height of the Hill. The tribe was so thoroughly dismayed by the city's wanton disregard for Moonalice custom that it abandoned the area for nearly 200 years. It turns out that the tribe didn't stay away because of unresolved emotional issues. Nope. The explanation is much simpler. The tribe sampled so much of its own crop that it just forgot to go back. We hate it when that happens.

So Moonalice (the band) returned to Boston this day for its second visit in four months. It was the last show of a ten-show run with Jack and we celebrated with an extra helping of Howling Monkey. Yowzah! We may never come down!!!

By the way, the National Weather service reports that the odds of an individual being struck by lightning over the course of an 80-year life are 1 in 3,000. The probability of being struck twice in a lifetime is 1 in 9 million. Ignoring the odds, we played two different "Lightning" songs in the same night. Who says music can't change the world?

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2008-04-26 @ The Paradise