Jesse Wagner

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    20 Favorite Concerts at The Sail Inn

    If you ask any of the local musicians that have performed at The Sail Inn what they'll miss about the Tempe venue -- and we did -- you can expect its outdoor stage to be one of the most common answers. And probably some memories about all the many great shows they either saw or participated in while ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Peelander Z and The Aggrolites at Sail Inn, 9-18-2011

    Jonathan McNamaraPeelander Yellow performs at Sail Inn. ​On the drive over to Sail Inn tonight, my roommate asked if he was going to understand Peelander Z. It was a fair question. Though the band formed in New York, it's made up of four Japanese transplants. "Yes," I said, they mostly sing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2010

    The Aggrolites at Sail Inn Last Night

    ​The AggrolitesNovember 12, 2010 Sail Inn Despite the chilly autumn air outside, the Aggrolites warmed up the Sail Inn with the sounds of summer last night. It was one of those shows where everyone checked their worries at the curb, knowing the Aggrolites' feel-good vibe would make caring a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Concert Review: The Pogues More Than Justify A $60 Ticket Price

    The original lineup of the Pogues, who impressed with aplomb last night at the Marquee Theatre.​"Tell me why people are willing to pay $60 to see an old fucking Irish punk band." This was the mandate that was handed down by music editor Martin Cizmar when I mentioned my desire to review last nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    The Aggrolites Make 'Em Sing And Skank At The Clubhouse

    Victor PalaganoThe Aggrolites on stage at The Clubhouse.In it's pure, island-bred, form reggae tends to make pretty poor sing-along music for white people. Sure, "Buffalo Soldier" seems like a good sing-a-long, given it's perfect pace and easily learnable lyrics, but when push comes to shove, in t ... More >>