Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration.
John Molo: Drums, Vocals. (Bruce Hornsby & The Range, John Fogerty, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Other Ones, David Nelson Band)
Barry Sless: Lead Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Bass. (Phil Lesh & Friends, David Nelson Band, Kingfish, Cowboy Jazz)
Roger McNamee: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Bass. (Guff, The Engineers, Random Axes, Flying Other Brothers)
Pete Sears: Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals. (Sam Gopal Dream, Rod Stewart, Jefferson Starship, Jerry Garcia, Hot Tuna, John Lee Hooker, David Nelson Band, Phil Lesh & Friends)
***Jim King, who for over 30 years has worked in the Bay Area protecting artists and patrons alike at countless shows, has some very serious health issues, and a number of his friends and supporters, bands and coworkers, have come together to gather donations on his behalf. The folks from Moonalice have kindly agreed to let us hold a silent auction at this show.***
Some of the items you can bid on at the show include:
White Fender Stratocaster signed by Carlos Santana
A pair of tickets for all three days of the Kate Wolf Festival complete with parking – June 28th, 29th and 30th at Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville CA
Gorgeous Ken Friedman photograph of the Grateful Dead from 1982 – 20" x30" – framed
Set of 5 Phil Lesh posters from the 5 night run at the Warfield in 2008 – signed by the poster artist Dennis Larkins. These posters depict the mural on the ceiling above the stage at the Warfield – each poster is different
Three rare Grateful Dead posters from January 1978 – Stockton Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield Civic Auditorium, and the Shrine Auditorium in LA.
Two Jerry Garcia posters from the same weekend in July 1988 – Greek Theatre and Frost Amphitheatre
Ken Kesey’s Twister at the Fillmore in 1994 – poster
Amazing Metallica package – Zildian cymbal signed by the band members, drumsticks, assorted guitar picks, a program from the 30th Anniversary Shows at the Fillmore, a tee shirt and a hat
Also, a number of cool staff t-shirts from various shows over the years, a ticket package from Slims and the Great American Music Hall, a ticket package from the Fillmore including assorted t-shirts, a selection of fine wine and more