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    BottleRock Festival - Allianz Stage
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    San Francisco, CA
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    Odd Fellows Hall
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    The Hog Farm Hideaway
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  • Jul 08
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  • Jul 09
    Oregon Country Fair
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May 28
BottleRock Festival - Allianz Stage - Napa Valley, CA
May 30
Roger & Friends at Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade - Mill Valley, CA
Jun 3
Golden Gate Bandshell - San Francisco, CA
Jun 4
Odd Fellows Hall - Auburn, CA
Jun 5
Redwood Mountain Faire - Felton, CA
Jun 10
Friday Night Live at the Plaza - Cloverdale, CA
Jun 11
Fairfax Festival - Green Park Stage - Fairfax, CA
Jun 12
The Hog Farm Hideaway - Laytonville, CA
Jul 8
Oregon Country Fair - Eugene, OR
Jul 9
Oregon Country Fair - Eugene, OR

Moonalice News

  • Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
  • 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!
  • Wonderful TV interview with Lester Chambers!`
  • Three Great Interviews with Pete Sears!
  • Moonalice Artistic Director’s Art Goes Viral in Ukraine
  • Moonalice Artistic Director’s Art Goes Viral in Ukraine
  • Best Concerts Coming to SF: Paul McCartney, Robbie Coltrane, John Mayer ... and Moonalice!
  • Bringing It Backwards: Interview with Pete Sears
Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
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!
Wonderful TV interview with Lester Chambers!`
Three Great Interviews with Pete Sears!
Moonalice Artistic Director’s Art Goes Viral in Ukraine
Moonalice Artistic Director’s Art Goes Viral in Ukraine
Best Concerts Coming to SF: Paul McCartney, Robbie Coltrane, John Mayer ... and Moonalice!
Bringing It Backwards: Interview with Pete Sears

What To Watch (Archive)

  • May 21, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
  • Apr 30, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
  • Apr 15, 2022 / Soul Revival's Grateful Easter Weekend @ Yokayo Ranch (Ukiah)
    According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here for Soul Revival’s Grateful Easter Weekend. Easter...
  • May 8, 2022 / Good Old Days Festival (Pacific Grove)
    Mother’s Day Show According to Moonalice legend, today is Mothers Day! The sun is shining on Pacifi...
  • Apr 25, 2022 / Rolling Stone Sessions on Twitch (Rebroadcast) (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, Rolling Stone invited us to play a livestream on Twitch on a Monday aftern...
  • Apr 23, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    This was an unscheduled show. Wally Ingram tested positive before the Moonalice rehearsal on Thursday, w...
  • Apr 22, 2022 / 2021 Encore 4/20 Re-broadcast Celebration (Online)
    Join us in celebrating the high holidays with this rebro...
  • May 7, 2022 / Good Old Days Festival (Pacific Grove)
    According to Moonalice legend, the good old days have returned to Pacific Grove. It is an opportunity to...
  • May 14, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
  • Apr 16, 2022 / Soul Revival’s Grateful Easter Weekend - Day 2 (Ukiah)
    According to Moonalice legend, we have assembled in anticipation of Easter, a holiday with deep pagan roo...
May 21, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
Apr 30, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
Apr 15, 2022 / Soul Revival's Grateful Easter Weekend @ Yokayo Ranch (Ukiah)
According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here for Soul Revival’s Grateful Easter Weekend. Easter...
May 8, 2022 / Good Old Days Festival (Pacific Grove)
Mother’s Day Show According to Moonalice legend, today is Mothers Day! The sun is shining on Pacifi...
Apr 25, 2022 / Rolling Stone Sessions on Twitch (Rebroadcast) (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Rolling Stone invited us to play a livestream on Twitch on a Monday aftern...
Apr 23, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
This was an unscheduled show. Wally Ingram tested positive before the Moonalice rehearsal on Thursday, w...
Apr 22, 2022 / 2021 Encore 4/20 Re-broadcast Celebration (Online)
Join us in celebrating the high holidays with this rebro...
May 7, 2022 / Good Old Days Festival (Pacific Grove)
According to Moonalice legend, the good old days have returned to Pacific Grove. It is an opportunity to...
May 14, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Following 420 daily "Shelter-In-Place" streams, live shows are finally starting to open up and we will co...
Apr 16, 2022 / Soul Revival’s Grateful Easter Weekend - Day 2 (Ukiah)
According to Moonalice legend, we have assembled in anticipation of Easter, a holiday with deep pagan roo...

Music

VIDEO COMING
Jun 7
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Jun 6
Harmony Fest - Santa Rosa, CA
Jun 1
Summer Arts & Music Festival - Garberville, CA
May 29
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth - Montreal, Quebec
May 27
The Fillmore @ Irving Plaza - New York, NY
May 25
Festi Di Bella Sol - Geneva, MN
May 24
Schwagstock - Salem, MO
May 23
Schwagstock - Salem, MO
May 17
Humboldt Brews - Arcata, CA
May 16
Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
Jun 22
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Jun 24
Union Square - San Francisco, CA
Jun 27
Glide Memorial Church Benefit - San Francisco, CA
Jun 28
San Geronimo Valley Community Center - San Geronimo, CA
Jul 3
Half Moon Saloon - Big Sky, MT
Jul 4
The Knotty Pine - Victor, ID
Jul 5
The Knotty Pine - Victor, ID
Jul 13
Oregon Country Fair - Veneta, OR
Jul 19
Private Event - Petaluma, CA
Jul 23
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Jun 21, 2008
Soulstice Festival IN TRUCKEE, CA
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According to Moonalice legend, the summer solstice is the High Holy Day when tribe members coming of age participate in the Great Smoke Out. In addition to hacking and gagging, the holiday also came to have an unusual amount of daylight, presumably to ensure that the newly initiated could find their way home before dark. While the party often left tribe members in a fragile state, everyone had two days to rally before the equally intense Midsummer festival on June 24.

We consulted the Legend to learn the origin of Truckee. History claims the town was named after a Paiute chief, Tru-ki-zo. Tru-ki-zo was a great chief, father to Chief Winnemucca and grandfather to Sarah Winnemucca. We would be all in favor of naming a town after Tru-ki-zo, but we think there may be less of a connection with Truckee than people think. When the first white people got over the Sierras into present day Truckee, a very friendly Indian approached them. He smiled hopefully and yelled, "Tro-Kay." The settlers assumed he was yelling his name - which is how Tru-ki-zo fits into this story - but Paiute scholars point out that in their language, "Tro-kay" means, "hello." What they don't tell you is that in the Moonalice dialect of that region, "tro-kay" is a question. It means, "Do you have any hemp?"

Apparently the white people had some hemp, because everyone lived happily ever after.

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2008-06-21 @ Soulstice Festival