What’s so great about The Social? Just ask Jen Cray, who gets all comfy with Chuck Ragan , Ben Nichols , Tim Barry , and Austin Lucas , The Revival Tour, everyone. Jen’s got love.
Jen Cray hoofs it to Orlando’s HOB, where she gets an amped-up dose of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists and sticks around for a satisfying Against Me! set.
Jen Cray is charmed by the BYOB atmosphere as well as the porta-potties at an Orlando Gatorface show.
Jen Cray shrugs off another day’s responsibilities, dodging tossed beers and fake blood to sidle up to The Queers at The Social (duh, where else)?
What happens when 200 Goths descend on Tampa to jump the shark? Bob Pomeroy checks out Convergence 14 and doesn’t even have to wear black.
Jen Cray catches Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green’s intimate Orlando show, where only tentative steps are taken away from his signature crowd-pleasing sound.
Jen Cray is bewitched by the subtle dramatics of Alabama’s Wild Sweet Orange.
Totimoshi have their own unique take on heavy music, discovers Jen Cray , but they’re having trouble finding an audience for it.
Valient Thorr is on a mission to save the planet through the power of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Jen Cray witnessed their latest victory on the battle fields of Orlando.
A Tilly & the Wall show is the next best thing to your best friend’s seventh birthday party. Jen Cray dons a party hat to join a few hundred other fans in Orlando.
A recent Alkaline Trio show at Orlando’s House of Blues revitalized a stale summer of live shows for Jen Cray.
Jen Cray gets a peek at Ian Farnesi’s real, live blood during The Frantic’s Orlando debut.
The Van’s Warped Tour may still be selling out shows all over the country after 14 years of wreaking havoc in the summertime, but Jen Cray wonders where the innovative music has gone.
Rooney found a whole new audience after opening up for The Jonas Brothers on their sold-out arena tour last year. Jen Cray found herself surrounded by pre-teen girls at the band’s recent Orlando gig.
Punk rock meets Mickey Mouse as Rancid storms the Magic Kingdom’s House of Blues. Jen Cray squeezes into the sold-out crowd.
After fifteen years, Modest Mouse is at the top of the game. Jen Cray was one of many who felt their majesty at a recent Orlando concert.
Jack Dangers and his legendary Meat Beat Manifesto rock the Big Apple with an electronic feast of new and old material. Kiran Aditham digs in.
Philly fans braced the heat to catch their favorite Gainesville rockers, Less than Jake. Brittany Sturges sees what the fuss is about.
NY indie quartet, Vampire Weekend , gives Orlando its all during one Florida debut Phillip Haire is bloody lucky he didn’t miss.
Reno Divorce has called Denver home for over a decade, but their roots in the Orlando punk scene of the ’90s are not forgotten. Their recent Orlando gig is a homecoming for the band, their family, and friends, and for long-time fan, Jen Cray.
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