Upcoming Concerts

  • Apr 18
    Felton Music Hall
    Felton, CA
  • Apr 19
    Rancho Nicasio
    Nicasio, CA
  • Apr 20
    HopMonk Tavern
    Sebastopol, CA
  • May 25
    BottleRock Napa Valley Festival
    Napa, CA
Apr 18
Felton Music Hall - Felton, CA
Apr 19
Rancho Nicasio - Nicasio, CA
Apr 20
HopMonk Tavern - Sebastopol, CA
May 25
BottleRock Napa Valley Festival - Napa, CA

Moonalice News

  • Let's Rock The World One Tree At A Time!
  • Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
  • Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
  • Poster Artist Feature: Dennis Larkins Interview
  • Acoustic Guitar reviews Full Moonalice, Volume 2!!
  • Moonalice plays a set on Jam In The Van
  • 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
Let's Rock The World One Tree At A Time!
Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
Poster Artist Feature: Dennis Larkins Interview
Acoustic Guitar reviews Full Moonalice, Volume 2!!
Moonalice plays a set on Jam In The Van
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

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Aug 19, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Aug 27, 2023 / Terrapin Crossroads Presents: Sunday Daydream Vol. 2 @ Stafford Lake Park (Novato)
    According to Moonalice legend, we have gathered here at Stafford Lake for Sunshine Daydream 2. It is a b...
  • Sep 1, 2023 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, we are totally psyched to be back at the Chapel. People showed us the secu...
  • Aug 26, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Dec 1, 2023 / Odd Fellows Lodge (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice Legend, dinosaurs once roamed the foothills of the Sierras. Recent fossil discover...
  • Feb 3, 2024 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 2, 2023 / Felton Music Hall (Felton)
    According to Moonalice legend, we are really happy we are not at Burning Man. Apparently, a huge storm de...
  • Dec 2, 2023 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
    According to Moonalice legend, every member of the tribe has a spirit animal. Some are Siamese cats, oth...
  • Aug 31, 2023 / Rebroadcast of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 22 with new Audio & Video (San Francisco)
    This rebroadcast of the 2022 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass show with new and im...
  • Nov 30, 2023 / The Guild Theatre (Menlo Park)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose has many beautiful places...
Aug 19, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Aug 27, 2023 / Terrapin Crossroads Presents: Sunday Daydream Vol. 2 @ Stafford Lake Park (Novato)
According to Moonalice legend, we have gathered here at Stafford Lake for Sunshine Daydream 2. It is a b...
Sep 1, 2023 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, we are totally psyched to be back at the Chapel. People showed us the secu...
Aug 26, 2023 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Dec 1, 2023 / Odd Fellows Lodge (Auburn)
According to Moonalice Legend, dinosaurs once roamed the foothills of the Sierras. Recent fossil discover...
Feb 3, 2024 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 2, 2023 / Felton Music Hall (Felton)
According to Moonalice legend, we are really happy we are not at Burning Man. Apparently, a huge storm de...
Dec 2, 2023 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
According to Moonalice legend, every member of the tribe has a spirit animal. Some are Siamese cats, oth...
Aug 31, 2023 / Rebroadcast of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 22 with new Audio & Video (San Francisco)
This rebroadcast of the 2022 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass show with new and im...
Nov 30, 2023 / The Guild Theatre (Menlo Park)
According to Moonalice legend, the Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose has many beautiful places...

Music

Set 2

Encore 1

VIDEO COMING
Mar 15
Three 20 South - Breckenridge, CO
Mar 14
Owsley's Golden Road - Denver, CO
Mar 13
Owsley's Golden Road - Denver, CO
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
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
Apr 10
Don Quixote's - Felton, CA
Apr 10
KPIG Radio - In Studio Performance - Freedom, CA
Apr 11
Little Fox Theatre - Redwood City, CA
Mar 25, 2009
Fishlips IN BAKERSFIELD, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Wikipedia, the San Joaquin valley was first settled about 8,000 years ago by 60 tribes who were later lumped together as the Yokut. According to Moonalice legend, our tribe may have been one of those tribes. We believe Moonalice may have been the lost tribe of the Yokut. They were the original farmers of the Valley. Their innovation was production on an industrial scale. The inventor, a matriarch by the name of Ms. Greenjeans Moonalice said it best: "it was a wicked big valley and we had a shitload of seeds." After the earthquakes of 1952 hit Bakersfield, archeologists found the fossilized remains of hemp seeds and roaches. They also found were an ash tray fashioned from a buffalo hoof, as well as a roach clip purported to have belonged to Ms Greenjeans herself. Apparently it still works.

According to Moonalice legend, white people in North America celebrated New Year's Day on March 25 until 1752. This begs two questions: what were they thinking? How did it get fixed? History claims it was all the work of a Pope named Gregory. Moonalice legend, however, has the real story.

The tribe has always celebrated New Year's Eve on December 31 and New Year's Day on January 1. (The tribe also supports other interpretations, e.g., Hardwood Moonalice's New Year's Eve is August 31.) According to Moonalice legend, the tribe may have invited Pope Gregory XIII over for a smoke some time in 1583,. It was a friendly invitation that led to an evening of heavy partying. By the time it was done, the ol' pope was a full member of the tribe. Noting the obvious benefits of December 31 as a party night - particularly in comparison to a date in late March - the pope issued a bull. For those of you who are struggling to remember your church vocabulary, a papal bull is a proclamation. The same message, when it comes from a politician, is known as bullshit. In this case, though, the bull was truly inspired. The Julian calendar was invented by people whose astronomy was not quite right. As a result, the calendar got out of whack with the seasons and New Year's fell in late March. Greg the Thirteenth fixed it by dropping 10 days in October and moving new year's to January 1. Sensing an additional party opportunity, the Moonalice tribe added March 25 as Julian New Year's Day. Happy New Year!!!

According to Moonalice legend, the tribe still had a small outpost in Kern Island - present-day Bakersfield - when a gold prospector named Colonel Thomas Baker came to town. In those days, Kern Island was a swamp. Malaria was a huge threat. Fortunately, the tribe was ready with a solution: the never-ending smoke-out. The Mosquitoes got so buzzed that they flew from here to Death Valley. No word on what happened to Col. Baker.

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2009-03-25 @ Fishlips