• New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2016

    New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2016

    From the Big Muddy: Impressions of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2016

  • WJRR’s Earthday Birthday – 2016

    WJRR’s Earthday Birthday – 2016

    WJRR’s annual Earthday Birthday is a daylong, sweat-soaked, outdoor concert celebration — featuring some of the biggest bands in the biz. Christopher Long found much to love on the smaller stages.

  • Underoath

    Underoath

    The recently reunited Underoath wrapped up their sold-out Rebirth Tour in Orlando and even a skeptical Jen Cray was convinced of their power.

  • PEARS

    PEARS

    Their bassist quit, their singer broke his hand onstage, and hospital bills threatened to break their tour yet PEARS have soldiered on.

  • The Baseball Project

    The Baseball Project

    The Baseball Project and Gritt ran the bases at The Crowbar. Bob Pomeroy gives us the play by play.

  • Blessthefall

    Blessthefall

    Spring was in the air as hundreds of complicated teens, and Christopher Long flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live, giddy to guzzle the grindcore gospel of blessthefall.

  • Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Event

    Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Event

    The 2016 Vans Warped Tour lineup was announced as a live webcast from Winter Park’s Full Sail University. Jen Cray was there to catch the mystery bands on the bill, as much as to learn the lineup.

  • Bully

    Bully

    Bully greets Orlando with apathy and anger toward one of its theme parks. Jen Cray smiles and thinks, “Man, this band would have fit in well in the nineties!”

  • Ani DiFranco

    Ani DiFranco

    Years pass, and so do our legends, but one constant remains: there are always artists living and breathing that are worth your time and attention. Ani DiFranco is a major one, according to Jen Cray and a whole legion of fans.

  • Silversun Pickups

    Silversun Pickups

    Silversun Pickups triumph at The Plaza Live in Orlando!

  • Quintron and Miss Pussycat

    Quintron and Miss Pussycat

    Quintron and Miss Pussycat brought their psychedelic carnival to Will’s Pub in Orlando, and Julius C. Lacking was there to make some flashbacks.

  • Matisyahu

    Matisyahu

    Matisyahu brought his Festival of Light tour to Plaza Live to celebrate both the holiday season and the ten year anniversary of his breakthrough, Live at Stubbs Vol. I. Bob Pomeroy shares the experience.

  • The Front Bottoms

    The Front Bottoms

    The Front Bottoms surprise promoters and fans alike with their meteoric rise. Jen Cray jumps in on the action to catch them before they rise too high.

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