Upcoming Concerts

  • Oct 22
    Rex Theater
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Oct 23
    Woodlands Tavern
    Columbus, OH
  • Oct 24
    Martyrs'
    Chicago, IL
  • Oct 30
    Golden Sails Hotel
    Long Beach, CA
  • Oct 31
    Saint Rocke
    Hermosa Beach, CA
  • Nov 01
    Ramona Mainstage
    Ramona , CA
  • Nov 02
    Discovery Ventura
    Ventura, CA
  • Nov 03
    Bogies @ Westlake Village Inn
    Westlake Village, CA
  • Nov 08
    HopMonk Tavern
    Sebastopol, CA
  • Nov 09
    The Odd Fellows Hall
    Auburn, CA
Oct 22
Rex Theater - Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 23
Woodlands Tavern - Columbus, OH
Oct 24
Martyrs' - Chicago, IL
Oct 30
Golden Sails Hotel - Long Beach, CA
Oct 31
Saint Rocke - Hermosa Beach, CA
Nov 1
Ramona Mainstage - Ramona , CA
Nov 2
Discovery Ventura - Ventura, CA
Nov 3
Bogies @ Westlake Village Inn - Westlake Village, CA
Nov 8
HopMonk Tavern - Sebastopol, CA
Nov 9
The Odd Fellows Hall - Auburn, CA

Moonalice News

  • 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!!!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!
  • Enjoy archive video from 4/20!!!
  • Compliance with Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - A Privilege To Play
  • LOCKN' FREE 2017 Livestream Courtesy of Ben and Jerry's, Airstream, and YouTube, with Suggested Donations to the Heal Charlottesville Fund
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!!!
Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!
Enjoy archive video from 4/20!!!
Compliance with Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - A Privilege To Play
LOCKN' FREE 2017 Livestream Courtesy of Ben and Jerry's, Airstream, and YouTube, with Suggested Donations to the Heal Charlottesville Fund

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Oct 17, 2019 / Garcia's @ The Capitol Theatre (Port Chester)
    According to Moonalice Legend, this is our first visit to Garcia’s as Moonalice, though we have played ...
  • Oct 6, 2019 / Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice Legend, music is meant to be shared. Warren Hellman taught us that when he create...
  • Oct 18, 2019 / Drom (New York)
    According to Moonalice legend, the times they are a-strangin’ ... hopefully, they will soon be a-changi...
  • Oct 20, 2019 / Iron Works (Buffalo)
    According to Moonalice legend, this is Moonalice’s first visit to Buffalo ... and we’re really diggin...
  • Sep 8, 2019 / Union Square Live with the New Chambers Brothers (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the squirrels of Union Square are huge fans of Moonalice. We have been pl...
  • Sep 7, 2019 / Miner's Foundry Cultural Center with T Sisters and New Chambers Brothers (Nevada City)
    According to Moonalice legend, mining has always been a major activity here in Nevada City. When the sil...
  • Oct 19, 2019 / The Stone Pony (Asbury Park)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Asbury Park pony needs a Doobie. Fortunately we arrived with a spare....
  • Aug 23, 2019 / LOCKN' Festival — Moonalice Big Band with New Chambers Bros. and T Sisters (Arrington)
    According to Moonalice legend, rain in Arrington falls mainly on the main stage, but the superhumans Of t...
  • Oct 5, 2019 / Live Webcast - Day 2 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 (San Francisco)
    Streaming of view »
  • Oct 16, 2019 / Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore)
Oct 17, 2019 / Garcia's @ The Capitol Theatre (Port Chester)
According to Moonalice Legend, this is our first visit to Garcia’s as Moonalice, though we have played ...
Oct 6, 2019 / Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice Legend, music is meant to be shared. Warren Hellman taught us that when he create...
Oct 18, 2019 / Drom (New York)
According to Moonalice legend, the times they are a-strangin’ ... hopefully, they will soon be a-changi...
Oct 20, 2019 / Iron Works (Buffalo)
According to Moonalice legend, this is Moonalice’s first visit to Buffalo ... and we’re really diggin...
Sep 8, 2019 / Union Square Live with the New Chambers Brothers (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the squirrels of Union Square are huge fans of Moonalice. We have been pl...
Sep 7, 2019 / Miner's Foundry Cultural Center with T Sisters and New Chambers Brothers (Nevada City)
According to Moonalice legend, mining has always been a major activity here in Nevada City. When the sil...
Oct 19, 2019 / The Stone Pony (Asbury Park)
According to Moonalice legend, the Asbury Park pony needs a Doobie. Fortunately we arrived with a spare....
Aug 23, 2019 / LOCKN' Festival — Moonalice Big Band with New Chambers Bros. and T Sisters (Arrington)
According to Moonalice legend, rain in Arrington falls mainly on the main stage, but the superhumans Of t...
Oct 5, 2019 / Live Webcast - Day 2 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 (San Francisco)
Streaming of view »
Oct 16, 2019 / Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore)

Music

VIDEO COMING
Mar 11
Aggie Theatre - Fort Collins, CO
Mar 4
Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Feb 28
Cox Capital Theatre - Macon, GA
Feb 27
Smith's Olde Bar - Atlanta, GA
Feb 26
Live Wire Music Hall - Savannah, GA
Feb 24
Georgia Theater - Athens, GA
Feb 22
Skipper's Smokehouse - Tampa, FL
Feb 21
Freebird Live - Jacksonville, FL
Feb 19
Pour House - Charleston, SC
Jan 31
Don Quixote's - Felton, CA
Mar 14
Owsley's Golden Road - Denver, CO
Mar 15
Three 20 South - Breckenridge, CO
Mar 25
Fishlips - Bakersfield, CA
Mar 26
The Mint - Los Angeles, CA
Mar 27
Winston's Beach Club - San Diego, CA
Mar 28
Goat Head Saloon - Mesa, AZ
Mar 29
Club Congress - Tucson, AZ
Apr 2
19 Broadway Nite Club - Fairfax, CA
Apr 3
Slim's - San Francisco, CA
Apr 4
Red Lion Hotel & Casino - Elko, NV
Mar 13, 2009
Owsley's Golden Road IN DENVER, CO
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, Friday the 13th has long been a source of superstition within the tribe. In ancient times, the tribe had strict rules for Friday the 13th, mostly in the form of things to avoid. For example, work was discouraged on Friday the 13th. So was hunting for water buffalo. In time, the superstition became more nuanced as the tribe sought ways to combat the forces of darkness. Naturally, the weapon of choice for combating evil spirits was hemp. The tribe tried everything. They tried hanging a rope noose from the front door. That didn't work. Then they tried putting hemp fabric curtains over the windows. That didn't get it done either. They tried burning stems and seeds in the fireplace. No luck. Then a young tribe member in Denver, one Jason Hockeymask Moonalice, came up with a brilliant idea!!! A smoke out!!! So every Friday the 13th since then, the tribe has taken the time to smoke itself into unconsciousness. It works every time.

According to Moonalice legend, Denver was home to a 19th century criminal mastermind named Jefferson Randolph Smith II. He was known as Soapy and is no relation to Hardwood, as his story makes clear. Soapy was a con man of the first order. For 20 years, he preyed on the citizens of Denver with a variety of confidence scams. He was a major innovator in small time cons practiced on a large scale. He would go to a street corner and set up what he called a tripe and keister. Seriously. The tripe and keister was a tripod with a box on top. The box was filled with bars of soap wrapped in paper. Soapy would take a few bars and make a big show of inserting a $1, $10, and $100 bill into three of them, before rewrapping them and pretending to mix them in with other wrapped bars in the box. The audience would pay $1 or more per bar for soap that would otherwise have cost 5 cents. Soapy bought off the entire city government and wound up owning the crime business in this town. Eventually, the good citizens of Denver ran Soapy out of town. He eventually moved his operation to the Moonalice enclave of Skagway, Alaska. Soapy terrorized Skagway for a year before the tribe had enough and somebody killed him.

According to Moonalice legend, Denver was home to one of the wackier members of the tribe. Her name was Yippie-Eye-O Moonalice, she lived in this area before white people got there. And she had some very strange ideas. For example, she was a pioneer in hyperventilation. She liked the high.

It is a fact that the Moonalice tribe does not believe in judging anyone, no matter how weird. It is also a fact that the tribe has no issue with people getting high, especially in the Mile High City, where you can't help it. But Yippie-Eye-O was convinced she could do better by inhaling 60 sixty times a minute. She sounded like an overheated bulldog. But it worked for her. Fortunately, the rest of the tribe chose another path.

According to Moonalice legend, Yippie-Eye-O Moonalice eventually abandoned hyperventilation in favor of other methods. True to form, she chose her own path. She thought burning hemp was bad for the environment; she was also convinced it was fattening. So Yippie-Eye-O went organic and baked. The organic part was easy in those days, but baked required some effort. She tried everything, but in the end she just put her buds in the oven. Then she stuck her head in. That's when things started to go wrong. The rest, as they say, is legend. Earl Grey Day! Painting by Scramble Campbell (#1)

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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!

2009-03-13 @ Owsley's Golden Road