• The Revival Tour with Chuck Ragan

    The Revival Tour with Chuck Ragan

    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.

  • Against Me!

    Against Me!

    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.

  • Gatorface

    Gatorface

    Jen Cray is charmed by the BYOB atmosphere as well as the porta-potties at an Orlando Gatorface show.

  • The Queers

    The Queers

    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)?

  • Convergence 14

    Convergence 14

    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.

  • Anthony Green

    Anthony Green

    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.

  • Wild Sweet Orange

    Wild Sweet Orange

    Jen Cray is bewitched by the subtle dramatics of Alabama’s Wild Sweet Orange.

  • Totimoshi

    Totimoshi

    Totimoshi have their own unique take on heavy music, discovers Jen Cray, but they’re having trouble finding an audience for it.

  • Valient Thorr

    Valient Thorr

    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.

  • Tilly and the Wall

    Tilly and the Wall

    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.

  • Alkaline Trio

    Alkaline Trio

    A recent Alkaline Trio show at Orlando’s House of Blues revitalized a stale summer of live shows for Jen Cray.

  • The Frantic

    The Frantic

    Jen Cray gets a peek at Ian Farnesi‘s real, live blood during The Frantic‘s Orlando debut.

  • Warped Tour 2008

    Warped Tour 2008

    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

    Rooney

    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.

  • Rancid

    Rancid

    Punk rock meets Mickey Mouse as Rancid storms the Magic Kingdom’s House of Blues. Jen Cray squeezes into the sold-out crowd.

  • Modest Mouse

    Modest Mouse

    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.

  • Meat Beat Manifesto

    Meat Beat Manifesto

    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.

  • Less than Jake

    Less than Jake

    Philly fans braced the heat to catch their favorite Gainesville rockers, Less than Jake. Brittany Sturges sees what the fuss is about.

  • Vampire Weekend

    Vampire Weekend

    NY indie quartet, Vampire Weekend, gives Orlando its all during one Florida debut Phillip Haire is bloody lucky he didn’t miss.

  • Reno Divorce

    Reno Divorce

    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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