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The Aggrolites

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2014

    Shoreline Jam

    Queen Mary

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Save $5 on OC Weekly's Summer Fest with the Aggrolites, June 8 at Newport Dunes

    Lovingly stolen from our sister blog, Heard Mentality... With the Weekly's second annual Summer Fest just a few days away, there are two reasons you should be happy to read this post. Not only are we reminding you about our incredible Newport Dunes day party featuring the Aggrolites this Sunday (Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    2013 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival Line Up Announced

    After Six years of doing the Flights & Sounds Summer Festivals, Orange County Great Parks has put together the best lineup yet. This year's headliners include American Idol star Casey Abrams, Los Angeles based Reggae group The Aggrolites, ska super-group Western Standard Time, and the soundtrack to ... More >>

  • Music

    April 4, 2013

    Suedehead's Secret to Success

    How a modern soul band from OC scored a tour with Social Distortion

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Why Suedehead Will Never Be Hands Off With Their Music

    Suedehead belts out get-happy songs that swing, despite the lyrics being more lovelorn than jubilant. The swirling, soulful uptempo tunes from the brain of British ex-pat Davey Warsop are shaped by influences like the Jam and Elvis Costello.The Orange County band's new single "Lying in Bed" is sure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Happy 3-11 Day: Here's our 311 2013 Caribbean Cruise Review

    311 knows the secret to maintain a loyal fan base for over 20 years: tour nonstop; build a solid online community; then invite fans on a Caribbean vacation. It helps to have band name consisting of numbers that can coincide with a month and day so your band has an excuse to host an annual (or bi-ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips

    See Also:* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and Skrillex*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy MoveAs the Flaming Lips pulled into New Orleans for the final show on a marathon, eight-city, 24-hour jaunt acros ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012

    Pacific Festival: The Dunes Strips Down By the Sea

    Surrounded by packed, overgrown fests, the OC bash in Newport Beach offers leisurely relief

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Pacific Festival: The Dunes Strips Down By the Sea

    See Also:*Josh Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. on Pacific Festival, His Favorite Housewife of Orange County* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and SkrillexThe standard model for a music festival these days is all about one-upsmanship. Each y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2012

    Suedehead

    Glasshouse

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Mel Gibson Be Damned, Here Comes the Jewlicious Festival!

    ​​​​​ How many Jews does it take to make a kickass boat party? At least ten 13 years old or older. (Author's note: Google "minyan."). From Feb. 24-26, Long Beach (or "Tel Aviv West," as no one but me has ever called it) will host the Eighth Annual Jewlicious Festival. Taking place on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The Aggrolites' Jesse Wagner: 'We have an Aggrolites App out for iPhone...I use it for show dates myself'

    ​Los Angeles band the Aggrolites (famous for popularizing "dirty reggae") rang Orange County into the New Year in 2011, and now they're back to celebrate the first moments of 2012 with fans in Long Beach. Singer Jesse Wagner spoke with us about what 2011 held for the band and what 2012 will bring. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011
  • Music

    August 11, 2011

    Hanni El Khatib Is a Rock & Roll Schizo

    One side revved-up rock, one side heartbroke soul

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Free Filtered Water at Every Warped Tour Stop

    ​Last year, a 26-year-old man died at the Warped Tour stop in Kansas. At the time, the death was rumored to have been caused by dehydration, partly due to the fact that water is $4 per bottle at the Warped Tour. In response, for the 2011 festival, which kicked off in Texas this weekend, Warped To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Official Warped Tour Compilation CD: By The Numbers

    ​It's that time of the year again, when lovers of emo sculpt their bangs to fan their faces and draw on eyeliner on with impunity to head over to various dates of the Warped Tour. To commemorate it, the Warped Tour Compilation CD is releasing a two-disc set. Here's a short by-the-numbers FYI on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    TGIF: The New Year's Lowdown

    Myspace.comAtomic Punks Irvine Lake Festival July 10, 2010​Friday night is New Year's Eve--we know what you'll be doing, and we know what we hope we'll be doing, at least. So out of the eight million options available, we want you to start out with Rebelution NYE at the House of Blues in Anaheim, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Top Seven Things to Do in OC on New Year's Eve

    Doug Neil​Did you wait until the last minute to make plans for New Year's Eve? Instead of truckin' to LA, you can enjoy some celebratory fun right here in Orange County. Although we don't have any major bands floating through, we found some cool venues, ideas and hotspots to ring in the new year.

  • Music

    December 30, 2010

    Rebelution of the Mind

    House of Blues New Year's Eve bash features the stoner reggae-rock faves

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2010

    HOB Ska Show

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Finally, a Tenant for Triangle Square: A Music Festival

    Doug Neill / OC WeeklySteve Aoki at Detroit Bar last August​Costa Mesa's Sutra nightclub is one of the few establishments remaining in the prominently placed mall-turned-wasteland Triangle Square, and while we rarely think of Sutra as being a proper concert joint, it has wracked up some impressive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Flogging Molly, Jan. 1, House of Blues, Anaheim

    The Hype: After a decade-plus of recording and touring, Flogging Molly has become--in most circles at least--a household name. The LA band, which expertly mashes anthemic punk energy with the traditional folk sounds of the Emerald Isle, has cleverly carved out a niche for themselves and amassed a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    TOMORROW: Free In-Store performance by Pete Yorn at Finger Prints

    So yeah, by now I think we've all realized that this lil' Long Beach record dispensary knows how to do things right. Over the last couple months, Finger Prints has continued its reputation for amazingly exclusive in-store appearances and acoustic shows by everyone from Iron and Wine to The Aggrolite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    TOMORROW: Free In-Store performance by Aggrolites

    If nothing else, these next few sentences should inspire you to go give an indie record store clerk a big hug. Although, maybe you should make that exclusive to Fingerprints in Long Beach. Feel free to reference this post when you do. Yet again, the Long Beach record store is hosting one of their be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Way Too Early Coachella Must-Sees

    I wanted to be the first person in the blogosphere to comment on what bands you should see at Coachella. So here goes. The Aggrolites -- LA's best white boy reggae/soul/funk band. They wear cool clothes and know how to throw a dance party. Thievery Corporation -- Maybe you know them, maybe you ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2008

    Last Night: Death By Stereo at Friar Tuck's

    Review by Waleed Rashidi Death By Stereo at Friar Tuck's Bar and Grille, Pomona February 2, 2008 Better than: Any band whose name contains the word "Death" in it — even the veteran metal band Death themselves. Download: "Entombed We Collide" video. One can never even remotely predict what migh ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 4, 2007

    The Aggrolites' CD Release Party

    Can't say I'm a huge fan of new American reggae, but if any band's going to convert me to its charms, it would have to be the Aggrolites. The L.A.-based quintet reverently recreate the soulful vibe of vintage '70s Kingston Studio One productions. Modern-day reggae isn't exactly a hotbed of innovatio ... More >>

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