October 12, 2007 Oriental Theater, Denver, Colorado
October 13, 2007 Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, Denver, Colorado
Moonalice poster by David Singer
(October 12) According to Moonalice legend, the tribe would throw a great party when the large mountain range crushes the rattlesnake. We had absolutely no idea what this meant until we arrived in Denver on October 12. That night, the local baseball team, the Rockies, beat the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first game of what would ultimately be a four game sweep. While hardly a eureka moment to rival Archimedes in the bathtub, it was a big one by our standards. So was the gig at the Oriental. Our good friends Vince Herman and Great American Taxi opened the show.
(October 13) According to Moonalice legend, the pioneers in Denver, Colorado arrived to find the place inhabited by a small group of native American farmers cultivating an indigenous plant with many uses. The farmers were members of the Moonalice tribe. The crop in question is well known to all students of the Moonalice legend. The white men (and women) found many uses for the crop and for many it remains a staple of life in the Rockies. At least that’s what we’re told . . .
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