Upcoming Concerts

  • Aug 20
    Big Band with the New Chambers Bros. and T Sistets118 North
    Wayne, PA
  • Aug 21
    Gypsy Sally's
    Washington, DC
  • Aug 23
    LOCKN' Festival
    Arrington, VA
  • Aug 23
    LOCKN' Festival
    Arrington, VA
  • Sep 07
    Pioneer Park
    Nevada City, CA
  • Sep 08
    Union Square Live
    San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 16
    Ardmore Music Hall
    Ardmore, PA
  • Oct 17
    Garcia's @ The Capitol Theatre
    Port Chester, NY
  • Oct 18
    Drom
    New York, NY
  • Oct 19
    The Stone Pony
    Asbury Park, NJ
Aug 20
Big Band with the New Chambers Bros. and T Sistets118 North - Wayne, PA
Aug 21
Gypsy Sally's - Washington, DC
Aug 23
LOCKN' Festival - Arrington, VA
Aug 23
LOCKN' Festival - Arrington, VA
Sep 7
Pioneer Park - Nevada City, CA
Sep 8
Union Square Live - San Francisco, CA
Oct 16
Ardmore Music Hall - Ardmore, PA
Oct 17
Garcia's @ The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Oct 18
Drom - New York, NY
Oct 19
The Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ

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)

  • Aug 4, 2019 / The Chapel - Jerry Garcia Birthday Salute featuring John Molo’s Dead As a Doornail (San Francisco)
    Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, at the Chapel, to celebrate Jerry Day and the days between. ...
  • Aug 9, 2019 / SF Giants Grateful Dead Tribute Night (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, it was 24 years ago today that Jerry Garcia crossed the rainbow bridge. H...
  • Aug 2, 2019 / Rancho Nicasio (Nicasio)
    According to Moonalice legend, scientists have discovered a dragon living here in Nicasio. Known as Puff...
  • Aug 6, 2019 / Bread & Roses Benefit at Delancey Street (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, you never what life will bring. Through good times and bad, you can count...
  • Aug 20, 2019 / Big Band with the New Chambers Bros. and T Sistets118 North (Wayne)
    According to Moonalice legend, it has been far too long since our last visit to the Philadelphia area. W...
  • Jul 21, 2019 / Point San Pablo Harbor (Richmond)
  • Aug 10, 2019 / The Day After @ Nugget Campground (Placerville)
  • Aug 7, 2019 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the band has been blessed today by the presence of the amazing T Sisters, ...
  • Aug 1, 2019 / Moraga Summer Concert Series (Moraga)
    According to Moonalice legend, today is Jerry Garcia’s birthday. It is hard to know what Jerry would h...
  • Aug 3, 2019 / Petaluma Music Festival (Petaluma)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Petaluma Music Festival gets a five-star rating from the Moonalice Mus...
Aug 4, 2019 / The Chapel - Jerry Garcia Birthday Salute featuring John Molo’s Dead As a Doornail (San Francisco)
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, at the Chapel, to celebrate Jerry Day and the days between. ...
Aug 9, 2019 / SF Giants Grateful Dead Tribute Night (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, it was 24 years ago today that Jerry Garcia crossed the rainbow bridge. H...
Aug 2, 2019 / Rancho Nicasio (Nicasio)
According to Moonalice legend, scientists have discovered a dragon living here in Nicasio. Known as Puff...
Aug 6, 2019 / Bread & Roses Benefit at Delancey Street (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, you never what life will bring. Through good times and bad, you can count...
Aug 20, 2019 / Big Band with the New Chambers Bros. and T Sistets118 North (Wayne)
According to Moonalice legend, it has been far too long since our last visit to the Philadelphia area. W...
Jul 21, 2019 / Point San Pablo Harbor (Richmond)
Aug 10, 2019 / The Day After @ Nugget Campground (Placerville)
Aug 7, 2019 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the band has been blessed today by the presence of the amazing T Sisters, ...
Aug 1, 2019 / Moraga Summer Concert Series (Moraga)
According to Moonalice legend, today is Jerry Garcia’s birthday. It is hard to know what Jerry would h...
Aug 3, 2019 / Petaluma Music Festival (Petaluma)
According to Moonalice legend, the Petaluma Music Festival gets a five-star rating from the Moonalice Mus...

Music

Set 2

VIDEO COMING
Mar 26
The Mint - Los Angeles, CA
Mar 25
Fishlips - Bakersfield, CA
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
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
Apr 16
Spring Jam 5 - Salem, MO
Apr 18
Spring Jam 5 - Salem, MO
Mar 27, 2009
Winston's Beach Club IN SAN DIEGO, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, San Diego was home to Goldfinger Moonalice, a trailblazer in the surfing business. You may not be aware of Goldfinger Moonalice. He was a lousy hemp farmer, but a fantastic surfer. A true beach boy in the days before Brian Wilson. But Goldfinger's greatest talent was in the design of surfboards. Moonalice legend says Goldfinger's were the most valuable surfboards ever created, and they attracted a cult following. Sadly, if you have not seen a Goldfinger board by now, you never will. They are all gone. Why? They were made of fantastic Afghani hash.

According to Moonalice legend, the people of San Diego have always favored water pipes. Is this true? We bring this up because we were perusing the legend for this town and came across the story of Western Moonalice, a plumbing contractor in this town in the early part of the 20th century. Western acquired a plumbing supply business and built a four-story building at 215 Seventh Avenue to house it. In many ways, the Western Metal Supply building was a standard warehouse. But it was special. The building was constructed to be a GIANT water pipe. Western and his friends would hang out on the roof - where the mouthpieces were - smoke up a storm and enjoy the view. They are reputed to have gotten so wasted that they thought they saw professional baseball games on the ground below. Ridiculous. Who ever heard of people watching baseball from the roof of a Metal Supply Building.

According to Moonalice legend, today is the 128th anniversary of the Moonalice riot in Basingstoke, England. The tribe is exceptionally peaceful. And exceptionally lazy, which has historically enabled them to avoid confrontation. But back in England in 1880, the Salvation Army came to Basingstoke with an emotional and evangelical campaign against alcohol. The tribe couldn't care less about alcohol, but it was a member of the Natives Against Temperance Organizations - NATO for short - and honored its obligation to defend against limits on self-medication. Apparently, some Salvation Army guy rang his bell one time too many and the tribe rose up in protest. The Mayor had to read the Riot Act and call out troops to put down the riot. Afterwards, the mayor invited everyone over to his place for a beer and a doobie.

According to Moonalice legend, San Diego is home to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, the world's largest outdoor organ. The pavilion resulted from the world's largest organ transplant, but that's another story. Named for a bass player named Spreckels Moonalice, the organ originally consisted of 3,400 pipes. What could a Moonalice do with 3,400 pipes? Give that some thought. Recently, they expanded the organ to 4,518 pipes. The percentage change matches recent growth in San Diego's population. Coincidence? We think not.

Are you familiar with anapestic tetrameter? We'll give you a hint. There's no cure for it. According to Moonalice legend, La Jolla was home to the greatest poet of the 20th Century: Theodore Giesel, also known as Doctor Seuss. Moonalice legend is ambiguous on this point, but we believe the good doctor was a Moonalice on his mother's side. His books convey so much of the Moonalice philosophy that we believe Horton, Little Cats X Y and Z, and other Seuss characters are drawn from real life in the tribe. How else do you explain Green Eggs? A civilization that lives on a speck of dust? He described himself as "subversive as hell." He wrote mostly in anapestic tetrameter, a meter that goes "soft, soft, hard, soft, soft hard." To Doctor Seuss, the man who taught Doctor Steve Parish everything he knows. Stage plot reversed.

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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!

2009-03-27 @ Winston's Beach Club