Upcoming Concerts

  • Oct 02
    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 22
    San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 04
    Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event)
    San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 06
    KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8)
    Santa Rosa, CA
Oct 2
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 22 - San Francisco, CA
Oct 4
Double Feature! Moonalice + Summer of Soul at The Chapel (HSB Out Of The Park Event) - San Francisco, CA
Oct 6
KRSH Backyard Concert (Rescheduled from Sep 8) - Santa Rosa, 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)

  • Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Aug 27, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
  • Sep 24, 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...
  • Aug 13, 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...
  • Sep 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
  • Sep 11, 2022 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
    According to Moonalice legend, hurricanes seldom occur in the Pacific Ocean and almost never reach Califo...
  • Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
    According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here in Triples Alley after a two-year hiatus. The senior...
Aug 6, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Aug 27, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Jul 23, 2022 / Love on Haight (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, Haight Street has long been the home of San Francisco’s counterculture. ...
Sep 24, 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...
Aug 13, 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...
Sep 3, 2022 / Saturday Stream (Howling Moon Studio)
Sep 11, 2022 / June Lake Jam Fest (June Lake)
According to Moonalice legend, hurricanes seldom occur in the Pacific Ocean and almost never reach Califo...
Aug 2, 2022 / SF Giants Jerry Day (Triples Alley Set) (San Francisco)
According to Moonalice legend, we are gathered here in Triples Alley after a two-year hiatus. The senior...

Music

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Encore 1

VIDEO COMING
May 22
Black & White Ball - Benefit for SF Symphony - San Francisco, CA
May 21
Green Ball - Friends of the Earth Benefit! - San Francisco, CA
May 9
Jewels in the Square - 2pm to 4pm - San Francisco, CA
May 8
Boonville Beer Festival - Boonville, CA
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
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
Jun 17
Haight Ashbury Free Clinic Benefit at GAMH - San Francisco
Jun 20
Free Show in Jewell Park - Pacific Grove, CA
Jun 24
Palm Ballroom w/ DNB - San Rafael, CA
Jun 25
Palm Ballroom w/ DNB - San Rafael, CA
May 26, 2010
Martyrs' IN CHICAGO, IL
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Who Was There?
According to Wikipedia, the name "Chicago" is a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, meaning "wild onion" or "wild garlic," from the Miami-Illinois language. According to Moonalice legend, this is a classic white wash. That "wild onion" was hemp, a variety of skunk cultivated by the local Moonalice tribe. It is our understanding that the local tribe has been experimenting with biotechnology to reproduce the original shikaakwa hemp. Moonalice legend says that when they succeed, the Cubs will win. Blackhawks, too!

According to Moonalice legend, the tribe loves baseball. And Moonalices feel a special kinship the Cubs, thanks in part to pride in our tribe's role in Chicago baseball. Have you ever wondered how they built Wrigley Field in only six weeks back in 1914? Hemp. Lots of hemp. And a work crew of Moonalices, of course. Then in 1937, the great Bill Veeck, who was a Moonalice on his mother's backside, covered the walls with green plants. He began by planting hemp. It was cheap, grew fast, and could be sold at a profit. Unfortunately, that first crop matured in early May, was cured and enjoyed by the ground crew. That's when Veeck planted the ivy.

According to Moonalice legend, today is the anniversary of the first execution of a witch in the US. It happened in 1647 to a woman named Alse Young. How did they know Alse was a witch? She had no sons when her husband died, which meant she was legally entitled to inherit his estate. More recently she has been accused of cultivating hemp.

According to Moonalice legend, this is International Whistlers Week! Please be aware that international whistlers walk among us, incognito. If you spot an international whistler in the wild, do not approach it. Wave your arms and make as much noise as possible.

According to Moonalice legend, today would have been the 98th birthday of Harold J. Smith on the Six Nations reservation in Ontario. Doesn't ring a bell? How about Harold's stage name: Jay Silverheels? None other than the man who played Tonto in the Lone Ranger TV series in the 50s. The man who did NOT say, "what do you mean 'we', White Man?" Happy birthday, Jay!!

According to Moonalice legend, tonight's poster (by Chris Shaw) depicts Howling Monkey the First, a pioneer who had three lives. In his first live, Howling the First was an astronaut chimp who came to an unfortunate end in the early days of NASA. In his second life, Howling the First was a test monkey for hallucinogenics during the MK Ultra program. They fried his brain and put him to sleep. Howling the First then achieved glory when he discovered the beneficial effects of vitamins combined with huge doses of caffeine. The rest, as they say, is legend.

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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!

2010-05-26 @ Martyrs'