Upcoming Concerts

  • Apr 23
    Skull & Roses Festival V
    Ventura, CA
Apr 23
Skull & Roses Festival V - Ventura, CA

Moonalice News

  • Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
  • Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
  • 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
  • Bottlerock Napa 2022: Photos by Bob Minkin
  • Riff Magazine: story about Moonalice with interviews, preview of BottleRock!
  • Songfacts podcast: Lester Chambers!
  • Summer of Soul -- Featuring Lester Chambers & The Chambers Brothers -- wins Academy Award!
Commemorating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!!!
Moonalice Minute: Lester & Dylan Chambers (Episode 1)
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
Bottlerock Napa 2022: Photos by Bob Minkin
Riff Magazine: story about Moonalice with interviews, preview of BottleRock!
Songfacts podcast: Lester Chambers!
Summer of Soul -- Featuring Lester Chambers & The Chambers Brothers -- wins Academy Award!

What To Watch (Archive)

  • Nov 11, 2022 / Golden Gate Bandshell (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, today is Veterans Day. We salute all veterans and thank them. Today...
  • Oct 6, 2022 / KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8) (Santa Rosa)
    According to Moonalice legend, this gig was supposed to happen a month ago, but climate change had other ...
  • Sep 24, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Dec 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Nov 5, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 25, 2022 / KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards (Clearlake Oaks)
    According to Moonalice legend, the rain in Clearlake Oaks falls mainly on days when we are scheduled to p...
  • Oct 4, 2022 / Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event) (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, the Harlem Culture Festival of 1969 was an event with human impact when it...
  • Oct 29, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Nov 26, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 17, 2022 / Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest (Auburn)
    According to Moonalice legend, the past ten days have seen a lot of climate change impacts. Our show last...
Nov 11, 2022 / Golden Gate Bandshell (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, today is Veterans Day. We salute all veterans and thank them. Today...
Oct 6, 2022 / KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8) (Santa Rosa)
According to Moonalice legend, this gig was supposed to happen a month ago, but climate change had other ...
Sep 24, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Dec 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Nov 5, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 25, 2022 / KPFZ Radio Benefit Concert @ Cache Creek Vineyards (Clearlake Oaks)
According to Moonalice legend, the rain in Clearlake Oaks falls mainly on days when we are scheduled to p...
Oct 4, 2022 / Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event) (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, the Harlem Culture Festival of 1969 was an event with human impact when it...
Oct 29, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Nov 26, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 17, 2022 / Ain't Necessarily Dead Fest (Auburn)
According to Moonalice legend, the past ten days have seen a lot of climate change impacts. Our show last...

Music

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May 7
The Ashkenaz - Berkeley, CA
Apr 20
Slim's - Moonalice Gathering Of The Tribe Pow-wow!! - San Francisco
Apr 17
Topanga Earth Day Festival - Topanga, CA
Apr 16
Fishlips - Bakersfield, CA
Apr 10
E-String Bar & Grill - Las Vegas Jam Band Society - Henderson, NV
Apr 9
The Sail Inn - $10 show - Tempe, AZ
Apr 8
Orpheum Theater - $5 show! - Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 3
Hop Monk Tavern - Sebastopol, CA
Apr 2
Lincoln Theater - Yountville, CA
Apr 1
Moe's Alley - Santa Cruz, CA
May 9
Jewels in the Square - 2pm to 4pm - San Francisco, CA
May 21
Green Ball - Friends of the Earth Benefit! - San Francisco, CA
May 22
Black & White Ball - Benefit for SF Symphony - San Francisco, CA
May 26
Martyrs' - Chicago, IL
May 27
Shank Hall - Milwaukee, WI
May 29
Bella Music Festival (Minnesota) - Geneva, MN
May 30
High Noon Saloon - Madison, WI
Jun 5
Redwood Mountain Faire - Felton, CA
Jun 6
Summer Music & Arts Festival in Benbow, CA - Garberville, CA
Jun 16
Oakland Coliseum - Oakland, CA
May 8, 2010
Boonville Beer Festival IN BOONVILLE, CA
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Who Was There?
According to Wikipedia, Boonville is named for W. W. Boone, who was the first shopkeeper in this town. Given that there were already two hotels and perfectly good name - The Corners - the shopkeeper story struck us as unlikely. Fortunately the legend tells the real story. According to Moonalice legend, Boonville was actually named after Lou Boon Moonalice, the inventor of hemp beer, who lived in a very large adobe igloo behind one of the hotels. Given the subsequent history of brewing in Boonville, we believe this explanation is far more likely.

According to Moonalice legend, the aforementioned Lou Boon Moonalice had speech impediment. He sounded like a cross between Tweety Bird and Elmer Fudd. It sounded so funny that pretty soon the whole town was imitating it, especially the kids who used it confuse their parents. This folk language has a name - Boontling - which survives to this day. All you appleheads and batter listen up while I blooch in Boont. Remember, in boont beer is bahl hornin', but hemp is bahl flamin'.

According to Moonalice legend, today is the anniversary of Dr. John Pemberton's invention of a cocaine-based carbonated beverage that would one day come to be known as Coca-Cola. Like many of you, we wonder what life would be like today if Dr. Pemberton's original formula were still in use.

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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!

2010-05-08 @ Boonville Beer Festival