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    Santa Rosa, CA
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    Ain’t Necessarily Dead Fest
    Auburn, CA
  • Sep 18
    KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards
    Clearlake Oaks, CA
Sep 8
KRSH Backyard Concert - Santa Rosa, CA
Sep 10
June Lake Jam Fest - June Lake, CA
Sep 16
Red Dog Saloon - Virginia City, NV
Sep 17
Ain’t Necessarily Dead Fest - Auburn, CA
Sep 18
KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards - Clearlake Oaks, 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)

  • Jul 16, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    Notes: First time played: Can You Feel It? Blink of an Eye dedicated to Tracy Sheridan Live A Little...
  • Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Jul 17, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
    Due to lack of bandwidth in Veneta, we weren't able to stream this show live from Oregon Country Fair so ...
  • Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
  • Jul 2, 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...
  • Jul 8, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Oregon Country Fair has its own volume in the Moonalice legend. This b...
  • Jun 25, 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...
  • Jul 18, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair Day 2 (Veneta)
    Due to lack of bandwidth in Veneta, we weren't able to stream this show live from Oregon Country Fair so ...
  • Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
  • Jul 9, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Oregon Country Fair is steeped in tradition. From its Renaissance Fair...
Jul 16, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Notes: First time played: Can You Feel It? Blink of an Eye dedicated to Tracy Sheridan Live A Little...
Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Jul 17, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
Due to lack of bandwidth in Veneta, we weren't able to stream this show live from Oregon Country Fair so ...
Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
Jul 2, 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...
Jul 8, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
According to Moonalice legend, the Oregon Country Fair has its own volume in the Moonalice legend. This b...
Jun 25, 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...
Jul 18, 2022 / RESTREAM of Oregon Country Fair Day 2 (Veneta)
Due to lack of bandwidth in Veneta, we weren't able to stream this show live from Oregon Country Fair so ...
Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
Jul 9, 2022 / Oregon Country Fair (Veneta)
According to Moonalice legend, the Oregon Country Fair is steeped in tradition. From its Renaissance Fair...

Music

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Sep 13
Earthdance - Evening - Laytonville, CA
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Sep 12
Eugene Celebration - Eugene, OR
Sep 7
The Pour House - Charleston, SC
Sep 6
40 Watt Club - Athens, GA
Sep 4
Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN
Sep 3
Headliners Music Hall - Louisville, KY
Aug 31
Whiskey Jack's - Big Sky, MY
Aug 30
Whiskey Jack's - Big Sky, MT
Aug 26
Union Square - San Francisco, CA
Sep 19
FM 105.9 WTMT The Mountain! - Asheville, NC
Sep 19
The Orange Peel - Asheville, NC
Oct 3
142 Throckmorton Theatre (5) - Mill Valley, CA
Oct 4
Band Joe & The Whyte Laydie (Warren Hellman & Moonalice 5) @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 8 - San Francisco, CA
Oct 5
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - San Francisco, CA
Oct 6
Little Fox Theater (5) - Redwood City, CA
Oct 8
Thirsty Ear (5) - Columbus, OH
Oct 9
Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA
Oct 10
Narrow Center for the Arts - Fall River, MA
Oct 11
New York Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair - Hancock, NY
Sep 18, 2008
Toad's Place IN RICHMOND, VA
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Who Was There?

According to Moonalice legend, Richmond has been the site of many great moments in tribal history. You may not realize it, but the Moonalice tribe had a great "business" relationship with the Masons of Virginia in the days before the American Revolution. Many of those Masons went on to be Founding Fathers. The Legend provides particularly valuable insights about a major event in Richmond: Patrick Henry's "give me liberty or give me death" speech before the House of Burgesses.

Controversy exists because there is no transcript of the speech. Nonetheless historians give credit to Henry for motivating the House of Burgesses to support the rebellion. That is true, but it's not the whole story.

The Legend makes it clear the Patrick Henry made a great speech, but the famous quote was not part of it. It was actually a response to an audience question after the speech. The question? "What are your favorite brands of hemp?" Liberty was a sativa from the local Moonalice tribe. Death, as its name implies, was an indica. It came from the plantation of the noted hemp farmer, George Washington. Moonalice and the Founding Fathers: partners in agriculture.

According to Moonalice legend, time waits for no one. When no one shows up, what happens then?

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2008-09-18 @ Toad's Place