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The Aggrolites

  • 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
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    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

    September 19, 2011

    Santana, Peelander Z, Bizarre Bazaar Freak Show, and Third Friday Over the Weekend

    ​The Bizarre Bazaar Freak Show at The Firehouse The traveling circus troupe known as The Hellzapoppin Sideshow Revue spent Saturday night swallowing swords, eating fire and in general defying death in as many ways as possible. The fine circus folk did so as part of the Bizarre Bazaar at Downto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Westley Allen (Erratic! Radio) on Yus, The Eastside Jets, and The Muddy Moneys

    Clockwise from top left: The Eastside Jets, Muddy Moneys, Yus, and Westley Allen​If you're into scuzzy rock 'n' roll in this town, you know Westley Allen -- either from his time onstage with The Plainfield Butchers, his gig behind the bar at Time Out Lounge, or as the host of Erratic! Radio o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Incoming: Alison Krauss, Bill Callahan, David Bazan, Dirty Beaches, Vans Warped Tour

    Warped Tour 2011 - coming to a parking lot near you​Not a whole lot of new shows to announce this week, but at least there's a Warped Tour for that. The venerable punk rock tour is now in its 17th year, a rather impressive feat in this day and age. Bands such as NOFX, Poison The Well, Gym Class He ... 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 >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010
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    November 11, 2010

    Future Loves Past, Gwar, The Aggrolites, and More in This Week's Issue

    Future Loves Past, or whatever they want to be called tomorrow, is a favorite at the new Long Wong's.​Regulars at the new Long Wong's have a new favorite band. What are they called again? They change their name practically every five minutes, but for now they're going by Future Loves Past and they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    The Aggrolites - Free Time

    ​Song: The Aggrolites, Free TimeContext: You've got your choice of American reggae bands this week with both The Aggrolites and Pepper coming to town. Both have shows on Friday -- choose wisely. The Aggrolites - Free Time by KROQ

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Incoming: The Thermals, Usher, Elton John, The Heavy

    ​Interesting week for incoming shows. There's the run of the mill Roger Clyne show, as well as another  Miniature Tigers show -- both of which are swelling my heart with Arizona pride. So why choose to talk about a British rock band called The Heavy? For starters, their infernally catchy son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Concert Review: Dirty Heads and Dear and the Headlights at Red Bull Soundclash

    Luke HolwerdaThe Dirty Heads. See more shots in our Red Bull Soundclash slide show.​I've said it before: With very few exceptions (well,  really one exception, The Aggrolites) white reggae is a pox upon America. So, believe me, it's not that I wanted to go see The Dirty Heads play last night's Re ... 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

    October 22, 2009

    The Pogues in 140 Characters or Less

    Twitpic of last night's Pogues show by ickmusic.​Thanks to the stream-of-consciousness immediacy that is Twitter, its possible to get a glimpse into the thought processes of many an Internet user. Witness the progressions of Pete Icke's opinions in regards over the course of yesterday evening in ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    The Aggrolites, First Friday and "Butterscotch Swag" Over the Weekend

    The Aggrolites Make 'Em Sing And Skank At The Clubhouse The Aggrolites, who played Tempe's Clubhouse Music Venue last night, draw crowds wherever they go. It's white reggae, sure, but it somehow manages to not come off as ridiculous as a bunch of Babylonians playing music associated with a religion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    June 8 In Blogs: The Aggrolites, Skyy Vodka, DMX, and More

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Up on the Sun:The Aggrolites, Pool Parties, Mixology, First Friday, "Butterscotch Swag" and More Over the Weeke ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    The Aggrolites: White Reggae That Won't Let You Down

    Since my day at Coachella I've been asked by a lot of people if I discovered any cool new bands. Actually, I did: The Aggrolites. I have to admit, I was pretty skeptical about the band, who took the stage after local boys Dear and the Headlights, when I first saw them. It was a healthy skepticism, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Just Announced: Incubus, The Offspring, Loretta Lynn

    Am I the only one who didn't realize people were still listening to Incubus? The band's been around 1991, and seemingly peaked in 1999 with the double platinum Make Yourself, but is somehow still has a #1 album, and is playing Jobing.com Arena. Go figure. So, I guess that's a pretty big concert anno ... More >>

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