• 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.

  • Yusif!

    Yusif!

    CDBY. Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Erin McKeown

    Erin McKeown

    According to May Terry, activism can be fun when it’s done with a friendly nudge from Erin McKeown, who delivered a great night of alternative folk with a touch of Cabaret at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC.

  • Ani DiFranco

    Ani DiFranco

    Ani DiFranco brings Orlando, and Jen Cray, to levels of enjoyment not often felt in the company of so many others.

  • Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A.

    Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A.

    A little musical mojito over classic songs goes a long way, and that’s the secret ingredient for Rodrigo y Gabriela’s success in wooing the heart of May Terry.

  • The Book of Drugs

    The Book of Drugs

    Mike Doughty has been through just about everything. The rise and fall (and subsequent hatred) of his former band Soul Coughing. The rise of his solo acoustic career. And, oh yeah, drugs. Lots of them. And his recent sobriety. So, why should anyone care? Tim Wardyn went searching for that answer.

  • Frank Turner

    Frank Turner

    Rock & Roll EP (Epitaph). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Andy Hull & Kevin Devine

    Andy Hull & Kevin Devine

    Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull have joined forces as the gorgeously poetic pop group Bad Books, but fill their recent tour setlists with songs from their collective catalogs. Jen Cray enjoys the music, but yearns for an espresso or two.

  • Tegan and Sara

    Tegan and Sara

    Tegan and Sara throw the seating chart out the window, liberating a sold-out crowd at the Tampa Theatre right out of their chairs.

  • Gaby Moreno

    Gaby Moreno

    Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman, Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.

  • Rothbury Music Festival 2009

    Rothbury Music Festival 2009

    Against all odds the annual Rothbury Music Festival perseveres with the help of The Dead, Bob Dylan, and Willie Nelson. Chris Catania reports from Michigan.

  • Rothbury Music Festival 2009

    Against all odds the annual Rothbury Music Festival perseveres with the help of The Dead, Bob Dylan, and Willie Nelson. Chris Catania reports from Michigan.

  • Tori Amos

    Tori Amos

    Tori Amos has been setting fire to fans’ hearts and minds for 17 years, Jen Cray among them. Her recent Orlando show was, as usual, a rousing success.

  • Shannon Tower Band

    Shannon Tower Band

    For What It’s Worth. Review by Robert M. Sutton.

  • Langhorne Slim

    Langhorne Slim

    Langhorne Slim (Kemado). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Ani DiFranco

    Ani DiFranco

    After being sidelined with tendinitis and the birth of her first child, Ani DiFranco has returned to the road, making her way to Florida for the first time in four years. Jen Cray clocks this show at the Tampa Theatre as her eighteenth time seeing the little folksinger.

  • Sean Kagalis

    Sean Kagalis

    Connect: Live at Eddie’s Attic (Rate Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Ani Difranco

    Ani Difranco

    Carnegie Hall 4.6.02 (Righteous Babe). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Sean Kagalis

    Sean Kagalis

    Sean Kagalis may not be a name you recognize, but he’s been touring the country and playing coffeehouses for well over a decade. When he returned home to Central Florida, Jen Cray was first in line to welcome him back.

  • The Seeded Planet

    The Seeded Planet

    Many rock bands have penned protests of America’s war in Iraq. But Sans, leader of The Seeded Planet, was actually there, and even received a Purple Heart for his bravery. Find out from Kyrby Raine which side he stands on.

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