Upcoming Concerts

  • May 28
    BottleRock Festival - Allianz Stage
    Napa Valley, CA
  • May 30
    Roger & Friends at Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade
    Mill Valley, CA
  • Jun 03
    Golden Gate Bandshell
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 04
    Odd Fellows Hall
    Auburn, CA
  • Jun 05
    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 08
    Oregon Country Fair
    Eugene, OR
  • Jul 09
    Oregon Country Fair
    Eugene, OR
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)

  • 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 23, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
    This was an unscheduled show. Wally Ingram tested positive before the Moonalice rehearsal on Thursday, w...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...
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 23, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
This was an unscheduled show. Wally Ingram tested positive before the Moonalice rehearsal on Thursday, w...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
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 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...

Music

Set 2

VIDEO COMING
Oct 6
Little Fox Theater (5) - Redwood City, CA
Oct 5
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - San Francisco, CA
Oct 4
Band Joe & The Whyte Laydie (Warren Hellman & Moonalice 5) @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 8 - San Francisco, CA
Oct 3
142 Throckmorton Theatre (5) - Mill Valley, CA
Sep 19
The Orange Peel - Asheville, NC
Sep 19
FM 105.9 WTMT The Mountain! - Asheville, NC
Sep 18
Toad's Place - Richmond, VA
Sep 13
Earthdance - Evening - Laytonville, CA
Sep 13
Earthdance - Morning - Laytonville, CA
Sep 12
Eugene Celebration - Eugene, OR
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
Oct 14
Slim's - 20th Anniversary Celebration - San Francisco, CA
Oct 24
Magnolia Fest (5) - Live Oak, FL
Oct 25
Magnolia Fest (5) - Live Oak, FL
Nov 28
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Nov 29
Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
Dec 2
WOW Hall - Eugene, OR
Dec 3
Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
Oct 8, 2008
Thirsty Ear (5) IN COLUMBUS, OH
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, when tribal matriarchs moved on to the Happy Hemp Ground, the were buried with their most valued possession. For most Moonmamas, that prized possession was often an enormous ceremonial bong. Depending on the size of the bong, the resulting burial site could be anything from a hump to a mound to the astonishing Mt. Trashmore in Virginia.

I bring this up because the first sentence in the History of Columbus in Wikipedia describes "evidence of ancient mound-building societies" right in the middle of what is now Columbus. This was news to us, so we consulted the Moonalice legend.

The story is incredible. When the Moonalice tribe settled in this area - about 1,000 year ago - they built an advanced civilization. One of the quirks, though, is that every member of tribe lived in his or her own home. The houses were tiny, but every one of them had running water and central hemp. So when a tribe member died, the family just buried the whole house. You can still feel the vibe on Mound Street.

According to Moonalice legend, if you consume enough hemp products you can see Russia from HERE.

According to Moonalice legend, many members of the tribe worked on the Underground Railroad. One of the most famous was Zippo Moonalice, who had a long career as a fireman on the railroad. Zippo grew up in Columbus, and got his start as a gardener at the Kelton House Underground Railroad terminal. Zippo's job was to keep his engine's potboiler running at full intensity. His great contribution to the Underground Railroad was the discovery that stems and seeds just muck up the engine. So Zippo cultivated the finest buds so that his locomotive would run faster and higher than any other. The rest, as they say, is legend.

According to Moonalice legend, October 8 did not happen in 1582 in Italy, Spain, Poland, and Portugal. This is the second day this week that has gone missing from 1582. Why? That's the year they switched to the Gregorian Calendar and some clerk misplaced a bunch of days in October.

According to the audience at the Thirsty Ear, today was Talk Like A Pirate Day. They invoked two little known provisions of the Moonalice Legend: they could use Moonalice Standard Time to fall back to September 19 (the official Talk Like a Pirate Day) or they declare today a High Holy Day with a Talk Like a Pirate theme.

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Click the "I was there!" link above to mark your attendance for this show. If video archive is available, click "Launch Video" on the left the watch and add the show to your Couch Tour!

2008-10-08 @ Thirsty Ear (5)