Upcoming Concerts

  • Dec 10
    Garcia's at the Cap
    Port Chester, NY
  • Dec 11
    Wonder Bar
    Asbury Park, NJ
  • Dec 13
    Hill Country
    New York, NY
  • Dec 14
    T Sisters at The Freight & Salvage
    Berkeley, CA
  • Dec 14
    Gypsy Sally's
    Washington, DC
  • Dec 15
    118 North
    Wayne, PA
  • Dec 16
    Rising Sun Inn Barn
    Telford, PA
  • Dec 17
    Still Partners
    Sea Cliff, NY
  • Dec 19
    Ed Rocks Listening Room
    Bethlehem, PA
  • Dec 20
    BRYAC
    Bridgeport, CT
Dec 10
Garcia's at the Cap - Port Chester, NY
Dec 11
Wonder Bar - Asbury Park, NJ
Dec 13
Hill Country - New York, NY
Dec 14
T Sisters at The Freight & Salvage - Berkeley, CA
Dec 14
Gypsy Sally's - Washington, DC
Dec 15
118 North - Wayne, PA
Dec 16
Rising Sun Inn Barn - Telford, PA
Dec 17
Still Partners - Sea Cliff, NY
Dec 19
Ed Rocks Listening Room - Bethlehem, PA
Dec 20
BRYAC - Bridgeport, CT

Moonalice News

  • Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
  • Thank you for an amazing year!
  • Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!
  • Check out the first full show by the Moonalice Sisters & Brothers band!
  • Moonalice Sisters & Brothers rock DROM in NYC!
  • Live for Live Music writes about Moonalice Sisters & Brothers Tour!
  • 420 Gathering of the Tribe -- Video Archive!!!
  • Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
  • Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
  • Moonalice plays Dead!!!
Introducing ... Full Moonalice!
Thank you for an amazing year!
Sisters & Brothers is the new Moonalice!
Check out the first full show by the Moonalice Sisters & Brothers band!
Moonalice Sisters & Brothers rock DROM in NYC!
Live for Live Music writes about Moonalice Sisters & Brothers Tour!
420 Gathering of the Tribe -- Video Archive!!!
Jerry Day in San Francisco: check out the video archive!
Check this epic show from the Hopmonk in Sebastopol
Moonalice plays Dead!!!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Nov 9, 2019 / The Odd Fellows Hall (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice legend, Roy Rogers is famous for signing off with the tune Happy Trails. Poor Manâ...
  • Oct 31, 2019 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, there’s something strange in the neighborhood. The spirits are running s...
  • Nov 15, 2019 / Fernwood Tavern (Big Sur)
    According to Moonalice legend, part of Big Sur’s charm is the scarcity of humans. This has allowed wil...
  • Nov 3, 2019 / Bogies @ Westlake Village Inn (Westlake Village)
    According to Moonalice legend, tonight is the final night of a fantastic five night Halloween run with Cu...
  • Nov 16, 2019 / Felton Music Hall (Felton)
    According to Moonalice legend, Felton is home to some of the most interesting people in Santa Cruz County...
  • Nov 1, 2019 / Ramona Mainstage (Ramona )
    According to Moonalice legend, Ramona is a hub for the annual migration of peacocks on from their off-sea...
  • Nov 17, 2019 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, today is Sunday. Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to celebr...
  • Oct 30, 2019 / Golden Sails Hotel (Long Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, the smoke is thick in Southern California. Normally this would be a sign ...
  • Nov 8, 2019 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Sisters and Brothers are making our first appearance tonight at Hop Mo...
  • Nov 2, 2019 / Discovery Ventura (Ventura)
    According to Moonalice, this is our first indoor show in Ventura. We were here for the Skull & Roses fest...
Nov 9, 2019 / The Odd Fellows Hall (Auburn)
According to Moonalice legend, Roy Rogers is famous for signing off with the tune Happy Trails. Poor Manâ...
Oct 31, 2019 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, there’s something strange in the neighborhood. The spirits are running s...
Nov 15, 2019 / Fernwood Tavern (Big Sur)
According to Moonalice legend, part of Big Sur’s charm is the scarcity of humans. This has allowed wil...
Nov 3, 2019 / Bogies @ Westlake Village Inn (Westlake Village)
According to Moonalice legend, tonight is the final night of a fantastic five night Halloween run with Cu...
Nov 16, 2019 / Felton Music Hall (Felton)
According to Moonalice legend, Felton is home to some of the most interesting people in Santa Cruz County...
Nov 1, 2019 / Ramona Mainstage (Ramona )
According to Moonalice legend, Ramona is a hub for the annual migration of peacocks on from their off-sea...
Nov 17, 2019 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, today is Sunday. Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to celebr...
Oct 30, 2019 / Golden Sails Hotel (Long Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, the smoke is thick in Southern California. Normally this would be a sign ...
Nov 8, 2019 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
According to Moonalice legend, the Sisters and Brothers are making our first appearance tonight at Hop Mo...
Nov 2, 2019 / Discovery Ventura (Ventura)
According to Moonalice, this is our first indoor show in Ventura. We were here for the Skull & Roses fest...

Music

VIDEO COMING
Oct 25
Magnolia Fest (5) - Live Oak, FL
Oct 24
Magnolia Fest (5) - Live Oak, FL
Oct 14
Slim's - 20th Anniversary Celebration - San Francisco, CA
Oct 11
New York Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair - Hancock, NY
Oct 10
Narrow Center for the Arts - Fall River, MA
Oct 9
Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA
Oct 8
Thirsty Ear (5) - Columbus, OH
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
Nov 29
Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
Dec 2
WOW Hall - Eugene, OR
Dec 3
Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
Dec 4
Applegate River Lodge - Applegate, OR
Dec 5
The Green Spot - Coos Bay, OR
Dec 6
Red Fox Tavern - Eureka, CA
Dec 15
The Independent - San Francisco, CA
Dec 30
House of Blues - West Hollywood, CA
Dec 31
The Mezzanine - San Francisco, CA
Jan 9
19 Broadway - Fairfax, CA
Nov 28, 2008
Great American Music Hall IN SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, a lot of what you read about Thanksgiving is wrong. We like Pilgrims as much as the next tribe, but they didn't invent Thanksgiving. They merely exploited it.

The first sentence in the Wikipedia entry for Thanksgiving says "Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival." That is the first clue, but the Legend tells us more. A long, long time ago, a small Moonalice enclave in what is present-day San Francisco had a tradition of cooking extravagant meals for High Holy Days. Unfortunately, different families controlled each holiday. The guy who had the last harvest festival in November was a really nice guy, but a lousy cook. His name was Butterball Moonalice and he was determined to invent a system that told you when your food was done without you having to watch it. For many years, he experimented with hemp seeds, using their popping as the signal. Butterball added a few seeds each time, but it was never enough. Year after year, the turkey burned to a crisp. Butterball's tribe was patient, but eventually they told Butterball to try something else. So he used gunpowder. When the Turkey blew up, it took Butterball with it.

The tribe didn't have dinner that year, but at least they had something to look forward to. And they called it Thanksgiving.

According to Moonalice legend, the day after Thanksgiving is known as The Day After Thanksgiving. Traditionally, the tribe stays home and consumes mass quantities of hemp.

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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!

2008-11-28 @ Great American Music Hall