Upcoming Concerts

  • Apr 20
    420 Gathering of the Tribe @ The Chapel!
    San Francisco, CA
  • Apr 23
    Skull & Roses Festival V
    Ventura, CA
  • May 26
    BottleRock Festival
    Napa Valley, CA
Apr 20
420 Gathering of the Tribe @ The Chapel! - San Francisco, CA
Apr 23
Skull & Roses Festival V - Ventura, CA
May 26
BottleRock Festival - Napa Valley, CA

Moonalice News

  • Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
  • Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
  • Moonalice plays a set on Jam In The Van
  • 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!
Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
Moonalice plays a set on Jam In The Van
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!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Dec 17, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Nov 11, 2022 / Golden Gate Bandshell (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, today is Veterans Day. We salute all veterans and thank them. Today...
  • Feb 4, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Jan 28, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Dec 31, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Kick your NYE plans off right with a Saturday Stream at 4:20 PM PT!
  • Dec 10, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Nov 26, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Jan 14, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    First performance: Second Saturday Out of Control Staring at Sixty Three Little Words Tie Dye and Vi...
  • Nov 5, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Dec 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Dec 17, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Nov 11, 2022 / Golden Gate Bandshell (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, today is Veterans Day. We salute all veterans and thank them. Today...
Feb 4, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Jan 28, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Dec 31, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Kick your NYE plans off right with a Saturday Stream at 4:20 PM PT!
Dec 10, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Nov 26, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Jan 14, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
First performance: Second Saturday Out of Control Staring at Sixty Three Little Words Tie Dye and Vi...
Nov 5, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Dec 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)

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Aug 26, 2008
Union Square IN SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, the tribe has always preferred female leadership. Tribal men have always found it easier to say, "yes, dear!" than to come up with ideas of their own, particularly after 4:20 in the afternoon.

I bring this up because the tribe in its heyday was an oasis for independent women. Faced with limited rights in European, Asian, and African cultures, women who wanted respect and political power found a home in the Moonalice tribe. For all intents and purposes, Moonalice had a monopoly on matriarchy as a political system, but the tribe worked hard to spread its philosophy. They didn't make much progress for hundreds of years, until the women's suffrage movement took root in urban cultures in the late 19th century. Leveraging its thought leadership, the tribe fought to make suffrage happen as the first step towards matriarchy.

The moment of triumph came 88 years ago today. That's when the 19th Amendment became law in the United States and women got the right to vote. Unfortunately, the 19th amendment came after the 18th, which was the law that banned alcohol. Prohibition shook the tribe to its core, depleting its numbers and resources at the moment of triumph. As a result, women's rights stalled for another fifty, sixty, seventy years. But if you heard Michelle Obama's speech from the Democratic National Convention, you know we're back on track.

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POSTER BY: DAVID SINGER
2008-08-26 @ Union Square