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    KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards
    Clearlake Oaks, CA
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    Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event)
    San Francisco, CA
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    KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8)
    Santa Rosa, CA
Sep 25
KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards - Clearlake Oaks, CA
Oct 2
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 22 - San Francisco, CA
Oct 4
Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event) - San Francisco, CA
Oct 6
KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8) - Santa Rosa, 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!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Aug 13, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here in Triples Alley after a two-year hiatus. The senior...
  • Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
  • Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 24, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 25, 2022 / KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards (Clearlake Oaks)
    Given the likelihood of intense rain on Sunday 9/16 in Clearlake Oaks, our friends at KPFZ have decided t...
  • Sep 11, 2022 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
    According to Moonalice legend, hurricanes seldom occur in the Pacific Ocean and almost never reach Califo...
  • Aug 27, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 17, 2022 / Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice legend, the past ten days have seen a lot of climate change impacts. Our show last...
  • Sep 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Aug 13, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here in Triples Alley after a two-year hiatus. The senior...
Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 24, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 25, 2022 / KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards (Clearlake Oaks)
Given the likelihood of intense rain on Sunday 9/16 in Clearlake Oaks, our friends at KPFZ have decided t...
Sep 11, 2022 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
According to Moonalice legend, hurricanes seldom occur in the Pacific Ocean and almost never reach Califo...
Aug 27, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 17, 2022 / Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest (Auburn)
According to Moonalice legend, the past ten days have seen a lot of climate change impacts. Our show last...
Sep 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)

Music

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Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
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Union Square - San Francisco, CA
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Glide Memorial Church Benefit - San Francisco, CA
Jun 28
San Geronimo Valley Community Center - San Geronimo, CA
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Half Moon Saloon - Big Sky, MT
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The Knotty Pine - Victor, ID
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The Knotty Pine - Victor, ID
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Oregon Country Fair - Veneta, OR
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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