• Dragonforce

    Dragonforce

    As the Killswitch Engage/Dragonforce tour sped into Orlando for a sold-out night of metal mayhem, Jen Cray geared up for a night of epic headbangin’.

  • Slayer

    Slayer

    Slayer and Unearth bring the heaviness back to thrash and remind Orlando that metal is meant to be dangerous. Jen Cray was in the middle of it all.

  • Badly Drawn Boy

    Despite the charming accent, Brittany Sturges wasn’t won over by Badly Drawn Boy’s performance.

  • Dr. Dog

    Dr. Dog

    The last we saw Dr. Dog , they were opening for The Raconteurs. Jen Cray couldn’t resist seeing how their inspired 30-minute set translated to a full set on a stage of their own.

  • Deerhoof

    Deerhoof

    It’s taken Deerhoof thirteen years to grab widespread attention, but now that the media is paying attention the fans have followed. Jen Cray was one among many who crammed into The Social in Orlando, FL, to see what all the fuss is about.

  • Moros Eros

    Moros Eros

    Moros Eros are the most exciting band to call Victory Records home in years. Baffled as to why they were billed opening for an electro/emo artist, Jen Cray showed up at their Orlando show to congratulate them on their greatness.

  • Billy Joel

    Billy Joel

    It matters not that Billy Joel released his first album in 1971, when the Piano Man tours, he sells venues out. Jen Cray was among the 16,000 inside Orlando’s Amway Arena who spent an evening with the Pop legend.

  • Summerbirds In The Cellar

    Summerbirds In The Cellar

    The four perfectionists who run the Summerbirds In The Cellar machine consistently put on the best show of any Central Florida band I’ve seen. Billed behind them on a late night gig at Orlando’s BackBooth was Attached Hands , For Ex Lovers Only , Derek Lyn Plastic. Staying until the very late, late end was Jen Cray.

  • Dir En Grey

    Dir En Grey

    For their first headlining American tour, Japan’s Dir En Grey have brought along Fair To Midland and Bleed The Dream to further challenge young audiences with new hybrids of Metal. Jen Cray caught show #2 at Orlando’s House of Blues.

  • Hans the Double

    Hans the Double

    Despite a few acts that had her cringing, Brittany Sturges’ night was salvaged by hometown headliners, Hans the Double

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Red Hot Chili Peppers

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers came to Orlando to blow away yet another soldout crowd, including Jen Cray who had been waiting to see them play for 15 years.

  • The Lemonheads

    The Lemonheads

    Continuing on with the “flashback to her high school years” week of concerts, Jen Cray decided to check out the opening night of The Lemonheads’ tour.

  • John Mayer

    John Mayer

    Throwaway love songs with cheesy choruses and soft vocals are what the radio listeners want, and so John Mayer has delivered. Jen Cray was more interested in the blues side of his music that shone forth at his Orlando concert.

  • The Dears

    The Dears

    With The Rapture playing just four blocks away and competing for much of the same audience, The Dears still managed to pack in a large crowd of indie rock fans with good taste. Jen Cray had little trouble deciding which show to attend.

  • Incubus

    Incubus

    Intentionally stepping down from arenas to clubs, Incubus swept into Orlando to play before a crowd that had sold out in just 5 minutes time. Along for the ride, for his solo debut, was Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. It was not a show Jen Cray would miss.

  • The Ettes

    The Ettes

    A last minute switch-around transformed The Ettes headlining gig at Orlando’s The Social into a benefit show for the Invisible Children organization. On a bill stacked with local talent, Jen Cray saw the Los Angeles trio steal the show despite their less than prime time 9:15 performance.

  • The Oaks

    The Oaks

    A featured profile in both the local weekly and in the Orlando Sentinel newspaper helped to pack The Social for The Oaks’ first ever headlining gig. Jen Cray was amongst the crowd to lend her support.

  • Snow Patrol

    The <b>Snow Patrol</b> tour was as much about opening acts <b>Ok Go</b> and <b>Silversun Pickups</b> as it was about the Irish headliners. Jen Cray was among those lucky enough to score a ticket to the sold-out event.

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