Upcoming Concerts

  • Nov 17
    The Chapel
    San Francisco, CA
  • 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
    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
Nov 17
The Chapel - San Francisco, CA
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
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

  • 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!!!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
  • Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!
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!!!
Enjoy the video archive from Humbrews in Arcata, CA!
Enjoy the video archive from Moonalice at Fais Do Do in LA!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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 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 8, 2019 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Sisters and Brothers are making our first appearance tonight at Hop Mo...
  • Oct 31, 2019 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
    According to Moonalice legend, there’s something strange in the neighborhood. The spirits are running s...
  • Nov 17, 2019 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, today is Sunday. Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to celebr...
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 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...
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...
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 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 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 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 8, 2019 / HopMonk Tavern (Sebastopol)
According to Moonalice legend, the Sisters and Brothers are making our first appearance tonight at Hop Mo...
Oct 31, 2019 / Saint Rocke (Hermosa Beach)
According to Moonalice legend, there’s something strange in the neighborhood. The spirits are running s...
Nov 17, 2019 / The Chapel (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, today is Sunday. Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to celebr...

Music

Set 2

VIDEO COMING
Mar 27
Winston's Beach Club - San Diego, CA
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
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
Apr 24
Jim Bohannon Show (4) - Washington, DC
Mar 28, 2009
Goat Head Saloon IN MESA, AZ
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, the tribe is related to the original tribe in this area - the Hohokam - on its mother's uncle's backside. The area that is now Phoenix was once an early center of tribal agriculture. The Hohokam had built an infrastructure of canals in the desert, and this is where Moonalice learned to grow hemp. In those days, hemp was less controversial than it is now, but it was not universally popular. Nope. The Hohokam grew many things and didn't show much concern for their Moonalice neighbors, who were sharecroppers. Before long, the Hohokams decided they weren't going to lease to sharecroppers any longer. They needed all their land. Perhaps it was to grow pumpkins. And so the tribe moved to California, where hemp thrived. So we owe the people of Phoenix a huge debt of gratitude. Big Steve Parish will be dispensing gratitude to all who need it over the course of the night.

According to Moonalice legend, the white man who founded Phoenix, Jack Swilling, had Moonalice blood. How else can you explain a guy who shows up in Phoenix, where it never rains, spots the remains of ancient and abandoned Hohokam canals and decides to build a farming community? Like Salmon, the tribe always returns to its roots, and Ol' Jack's roots were in hemp farming. His ancestors had sharpened their green thumbs in these parts and pity the fool who tried to prevent Jack from doing the same. Jack was a tough man. He lived his adult life with a skull fracture and an inoperable bullet wound in his back. Wikipedia says Jack was dependent on "drugs and alcohol," which is hardly surprising for a guy committed to a life of agriculture in the middle of a giant desert.

According to Moonalice legend, Jack Swilling lived a wild life before settling down to grow hemp in what is now Phoenix. We were drawn immediately to Jack's service in the Civil War. He enlisted on the Confederate side. It appears that he was given command of the Arizona Territory's 420 Moonalice Signal Brigade. Using smoke signals, the signal brigade confused the Yankee soldiers and then got 'em wasted, leading to the capture of the Union captain James McCleve. At the smoke-out that evening, the soldiers on both sides realized that they were fighting by mistake. After, all it would be sixty years before Arizona would become a state, so technically they weren't even eligible to fight in the War Between the States. A few doobies later, they all passed out.

According to Moonalice legend, today - March 28 - is Serfs Emancipation Day in China. Actually, the Chinese created this holiday to make believe they had emancipated the serfs in Tibet. We in Moonalice know better. The serfs are not free. The tribe knows this and is determined to make amends. We support a free Tibet. That's right. At Moonalice, you get a free Tibet with the purchase of another Tibet of equal or greater value. They can't even match that at Wal-Mart.

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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!

2009-03-28 @ Goat Head Saloon