Upcoming Concerts

  • Jan 25
    Terrapin Crossroads
    San Rafael, CA
  • Jan 26
    Felton Music Hall
    Felton, CA
  • Feb 20
    Ardmore Music Hall
    Ardmore, PA
  • Feb 21
    Warehouse
    Fairfield, CT
  • Feb 22
    Brooklyn Bowl
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Mar 19
    Sweetwater Music Hall
    Mill Valley, CA
  • Mar 20
    Mystic Theatre
    Petaluma, CA
  • Mar 21
    The Odd Fellows Hall
    Auburn, CA
  • Apr 04
    Good Old Days Celebration
    Pacific Grove, CA
  • Apr 05
    Skull & Roses
    Ventura, CA
Jan 25
Terrapin Crossroads - San Rafael, CA
Jan 26
Felton Music Hall - Felton, CA
Feb 20
Ardmore Music Hall - Ardmore, PA
Feb 21
Warehouse - Fairfield, CT
Feb 22
Brooklyn Bowl - Brooklyn, NY
Mar 19
Sweetwater Music Hall - Mill Valley, CA
Mar 20
Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
Mar 21
The Odd Fellows Hall - Auburn, CA
Apr 4
Good Old Days Celebration - Pacific Grove, CA
Apr 5
Skull & Roses - Ventura, CA

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)

  • Dec 17, 2019 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
  • Dec 13, 2019 / Hill Country (New York)
    Notes: Jason played with Dave Diamond Band Roger sang Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad
  • Dec 14, 2019 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
    Notes: Jason played Iko-Iko and Roger sang New New Minglewood Blues with Stella Blues Band. Anniversary...
  • Jan 24, 2020 / Point San Pablo Harbor (Richmond)
  • Dec 21, 2019 / Private Event (Mount Kisco)
  • Dec 19, 2019 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
    Note there has been a venue change to The Rising Sun Barn.
  • Dec 20, 2019 / BRYAC (Bridgeport)
  • Dec 15, 2019 / 118 North (Wayne)
  • Jan 4, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads Grate Room (San Rafael)
    Debut of Full Moonalice Time Has Come (THC) Revue. SOLD OUT! Notes: Hallelujah dedicated to Liz Du...
  • Jan 25, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
Dec 17, 2019 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
Dec 13, 2019 / Hill Country (New York)
Notes: Jason played with Dave Diamond Band Roger sang Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad
Dec 14, 2019 / Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Notes: Jason played Iko-Iko and Roger sang New New Minglewood Blues with Stella Blues Band. Anniversary...
Jan 24, 2020 / Point San Pablo Harbor (Richmond)
Dec 21, 2019 / Private Event (Mount Kisco)
Dec 19, 2019 / The Rising Sun Barn (Telford)
Note there has been a venue change to The Rising Sun Barn.
Dec 20, 2019 / BRYAC (Bridgeport)
Dec 15, 2019 / 118 North (Wayne)
Jan 4, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads Grate Room (San Rafael)
Debut of Full Moonalice Time Has Come (THC) Revue. SOLD OUT! Notes: Hallelujah dedicated to Liz Du...
Jan 25, 2020 / Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)

Music

Encore 1

VIDEO COMING
Dec 4
Applegate River Lodge - Applegate, OR
Dec 3
Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
Dec 2
WOW Hall - Eugene, OR
Nov 29
Mystic Theatre - Petaluma, CA
Nov 28
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
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
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
Jan 10
Crystal Bay Club Crown Room - Crystal Bay, NV
Jan 30
Little Fox Theater - Redwood City, CA
Jan 31
Don Quixote's - Felton, CA
Feb 19
Pour House - Charleston, SC
Feb 21
Freebird Live - Jacksonville, FL
Dec 5, 2008
The Green Spot IN COOS BAY, OR
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, Coos Bay has always been tough on shipping. History speaks loudly about the wreck of the New Carissa in 1999. The ship had no cargo when it ran aground, but it broke up, spilling a buttload of oil into the Bay. What History doesn't tell you is the story of the Old Carissa. But, we found it deep in the Legend. It makes the New Carissa look like a Disney movie.

Way back before the white man came, there was a small Moonalice settlement here in Coos Bay. It was a seasonal settlement of Moonalice nomads - known as bands. They played gigs here all summer. The problem is that it was a resort gig. There were no hippies around in those days and the bands weren't in a position to grow their own. They were totally dependent on shipments from Northern California that came in by sea. One year, bad weather plagued the Oregon coast all summer, preventing the resupply of Coos Bay. Finally, the tribe sent its best boat, a giant dinghy called the Old Carissa.

They loaded the Old Carissa with bale upon bale of their best bud. A huge storm hit the dinghy as it approached Coos Bay. The crew battled valiantly, but were powerless against hurricane-force winds and high seas. In the end the Old Carissa sank with all hands and the entire load of bud. The tragedy was compounded when the bands of Coos Bay all died from withdrawal.

According to Moonalice legend, December 5 is a High Holy Day in the tribe. We call it Wet Day because on this day in 1933, Prohibition ended! Believe it or not, Utah was the 36th state and final state to approve the 21st Amendment to the Constitution. We encourage celebration with the agricultural products of your choice.

According to Moonalice legend, on this day in 1893 the first electric car was introduced. Sadly, it took more than a century to get the auto industry into the electric car business.

Happy Birthday to Little Richard!

Number of bass players: 5

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2008-12-05 @ The Green Spot