Upcoming Concerts

  • Jun 19
    Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 03
    Union Square Live
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 05
    Winston's
    San Diego, CA
  • Jul 06
    Teragram Ballroom
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Jul 07
    Bogie's at the Westlake Village Inn
    Westlake, CA
  • Jul 17
    Union Square Live
    San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 18
    Sweetwater Music Hall
    Mill Valley, CA
  • Jul 19
    Michael's on Main
    Soquel, CA
  • Jul 20
    Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest
    Auburn, CA
  • Jul 21
    Point San Pablo Harbor
    Richmond, CA
Jun 19
Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3 - San Francisco, CA
Jul 3
Union Square Live - San Francisco, CA
Jul 5
Winston's - San Diego, CA
Jul 6
Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, CA
Jul 7
Bogie's at the Westlake Village Inn - Westlake, CA
Jul 17
Union Square Live - San Francisco, CA
Jul 18
Sweetwater Music Hall - Mill Valley, CA
Jul 19
Michael's on Main - Soquel, CA
Jul 20
Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest - Auburn, CA
Jul 21
Point San Pablo Harbor - Richmond, 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)

  • May 25, 2019 / BottleRock Music Festival (Bai Stage) (Napa Valley)
    According to Moonalice legend, the grappa in Napa falls mainly in the crappa. We learned this the hard w...
  • Dec 17, 2018 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
  • Apr 14, 2019 / Special Los Lobos Stream from Sweetwater! (Mill Valley)
    Moonalice is supporting streaming of a this Los Lobos show at The Sweetwater in Mill Valley! As the show ...
  • Apr 20, 2019 / Slim's 420 Gathering of the Tribe! (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Tribe gathers every year around this time to elevate its profile. By ...
  • Jan 10, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
    According to Moonalice legend, this is a new year. They are calling it 2019, but a friend of ours hopes ...
  • Jun 9, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
    According to Moonalice legend, middle fingers are incredibly useful. Without them, we would be counting ...
  • May 24, 2019 / Occidental Center for the Arts (Occidental)
    According to Moonalice legend, the world is a filled with contrasts. Night and day. Land and sea. Swee...
  • May 26, 2019 / Crooked Lane Brewing Company - Benefit (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice legend, the lanes around here are crooked, which is bad for bowling, but excellent...
  • Jun 5, 2019 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the astonishing rainfall of recents months has led to some interesting dis...
  • Jun 8, 2019 / Michael's On Main (Soquel)
    According to Moonalice legend, tonight is our first gig in Soquel, so we consulted the legend to learn ab...
May 25, 2019 / BottleRock Music Festival (Bai Stage) (Napa Valley)
According to Moonalice legend, the grappa in Napa falls mainly in the crappa. We learned this the hard w...
Dec 17, 2018 / Still Partners (Sea Cliff)
Apr 14, 2019 / Special Los Lobos Stream from Sweetwater! (Mill Valley)
Moonalice is supporting streaming of a this Los Lobos show at The Sweetwater in Mill Valley! As the show ...
Apr 20, 2019 / Slim's 420 Gathering of the Tribe! (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the Tribe gathers every year around this time to elevate its profile. By ...
Jan 10, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
According to Moonalice legend, this is a new year. They are calling it 2019, but a friend of ours hopes ...
Jun 9, 2019 / Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
According to Moonalice legend, middle fingers are incredibly useful. Without them, we would be counting ...
May 24, 2019 / Occidental Center for the Arts (Occidental)
According to Moonalice legend, the world is a filled with contrasts. Night and day. Land and sea. Swee...
May 26, 2019 / Crooked Lane Brewing Company - Benefit (Auburn)
According to Moonalice legend, the lanes around here are crooked, which is bad for bowling, but excellent...
Jun 5, 2019 / Union Square Live (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the astonishing rainfall of recents months has led to some interesting dis...
Jun 8, 2019 / Michael's On Main (Soquel)
According to Moonalice legend, tonight is our first gig in Soquel, so we consulted the legend to learn ab...

Music

VIDEO COMING
Jul 31
19 Broadway Nite Club - Fairfax, CA
Jul 25
Gathering of the Vibes - Bridgeport, CT
Jul 24
Summer Sounds - Greensburg, PA
Jul 14
Jewels in the Square (Union Square) - San Francisco, CA
Jul 9
Last Day Saloon - Santa Rosa, CA
Jul 4
Veterans Home of California - Yountville, CA
Jun 19
Applegate River Lodge - Applegate, OR
Jun 18
Applegate River Lodge - Applegate, OR
Jun 17
Goodfoot Pub & Lounge - Portland, OR
Jun 13
Arena Theater - Point Arena, CA
Aug 9
Main Street Festival - Arcata, CA
Aug 13
River Ranch Lodge - Tahoe City, CA
Aug 14
Hop Monk Tavern - Sebastopol, CA
Aug 15
Don Quixote's - Felton, CA
Aug 16
Jewels in the Square (Union Square) - San Francisco, CA
Aug 19
Hi Dive - Seattle, WA
Aug 20
WOW Hall - Eugene, OR
Aug 21
Silver Moon Brewery - Bend, OR
Aug 22
The Green Spot - Coos Bay, OR
Aug 23
Stillwater - Ashland, OR
Aug 7, 2009
Dead on the Creek IN LAYTONVILLE, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Moonalice legend, the town of Laytonville was once home to an annual tribal festival called Live on the Creek. The festival occurred in August throughout the 19th century and brought together growers and bass players from throughout Mendocino County. The whole point of the festival was role reversal. The bass players spent the weekend testing agricultural products by inhaling deeply, while the growers played bass. As you can imagine, this was hard on the lungs of the musicians and the ears of everyone in the county. This may explain why Live on the Creek didn't last into the 20th century.

According to Moonalice legend, today is an especially High Holy Day in the tribe. It's "Separate the Boys from the Girls Day" on farms throughout the tribe. The girl plants are getting the attention they deserve, while the boy plants get turned into rope, fabric and rolling papers. Today is a day to celebrate the divine feminine. It's a temporary reprieve, of course. Eventually, someone will pull those little girls from the ground, cut 'em up, dry 'em out and then burn them at the stake.

According to Moonalice legend, the month of August used to be called Sextilis. Some claim this referred to the fact that in those days it was the sixth month of the year. The legend suggests another explanation. Sextilis was nice and warm, enabling maximum social interaction within the tribe. It is no coincidence that so many members of the tribe were born in May. The only reason that the whole tribe wasn't born in May back then is that Sextilis had only 29 days. Then the Emperor Augustus made a deal with the Moonalice tribe. The tribe changed the name of the month to August in exchange for two extra growing days in the month, which Augustus borrowed from February.

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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!

2009-08-07 @ Dead on the Creek