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Roots Music Lives!

Driven by rhythmic guitars and gritty Midwestern storytelling, Justin Jagler delivers soulful live performances across southeast Wisconsin and beyond. From the fan folk of “Stay Freaky, Giannis” to the punk rock of “Fake News Blues,” Jagler’s songwriting builds on a rich American tradition.

“brilliant and funny and great”

- Justin Barney, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee



Festivals. Performance halls. Clubs. Bars. Breweries. Outdoor markets. Restaurants. Parties. Basements. Garages. Campfires. Rooftops. All the world’s a stage. Whether it’s solo or with his band J.R. & The Strangers, Jagler is always working on new music and planning new events.

J.R. & The Strangers

Rolling through the heartland of Americana rust, J.R. & The Strangers are on a roots rock mission to write songs and rattle stages.

When Justin Jagler, Ryan Neale, Jake Stanzer and Lee Gray come together, driving rhythms and dynamic guitars turn the pages of a neo-western book of revelations.

Photos by Kevin Vieau

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