• The Sword

    The Sword

    The Sword recently gave Orlando fans, including Jen Cray, a celebratory night of no-nonsense heavy metal.

  • Nada Surf

    Nada Surf

    Brittany Sturges joins hundreds of Philadelphians at the Trocadero, all champing at the bit to see Nada Surf. Who says there are no second acts in American life?

  • Uh Huh Her

    Uh Huh Her

    When electro-pop band Uh Huh Her brought its madly selling-out tour to Orlando, Jen Cray not only caught the live show, but also sat down with the girls to discuss touring before the debut album is even released.

  • Bryan Adams

    Bryan Adams‘ 2008 tour will take his band to stadiums, arenas and amphitheaters worldwide, but his show at B.B. King’s Blues Club in Orlando, Florida was an acoustic solo set. Christopher Long was up close and personal for the Unplugged event in O-Town.

  • The Honda Civic Tour

    The Honda Civic Tour

    Brittany Sturges pulls on a pair of rain boots to check out the 2008 Honda Civic Tour at Philly’s Festival Pier, where she is once again surprised by the lineup.

  • Be Your Own Pet

    Be Your Own Pet

    Be Your Own Pet is stealing hearts and stages on the Nylon Summer Music Tour. Jen Cray caught their Orlando show and found that she was not immune to their charms.

  • Duran Duran

    Duran Duran

    Jen Cray finds herself at a Duran Duran concert in 2008, and missing the AquaNet smell of a zillion emotional teenaged girls.

  • The A.K.A.s

    The A.K.A.s

    The A.K.A.s finally win over the hearts of a Florida audience. Jen Cray congratulates the band on its success.

  • The Bamboozle Roadshow

    The Bamboozle Roadshow

    Saves the Day and Armor for Sleep bring The Bamboozle Roadshow to Philly, where Brittany Sturges once again captures the play-by-play between arguments over the setlist.

  • Kid Koala

    Kid Koala

    Kid Koala has two hands, four turntables, and one awesome show. S D Green endures the weird dancing for a trip down Moon River.

  • Langhorne Slim

    Langhorne Slim

    Very few musicians can stun Jen Cray stupid with the simple inflections of their voices and the subtle strumming of their guitars. Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles did just that when they gifted a very intimate gathering of us at The Social in Orlando with a performance to be envied by those who missed it.

  • Tapes ‘n Tapes

    Tapes ‘n Tapes

    Tapes ‘n Tapes proves to Jen Cray that no matter how great a band’s songs are, if the crowd is uninspired, the band shall be as well.

  • Thrice

    Thrice

    With the second half of their ambitious conceptual double album finally in the hands of fans, Thrice continues its ascension into greatness. The show they put on in Orlando was enough to secure their place in Jen Cray‘s heart for life.

  • The AP Tour

    The AP Tour

    Alternative Press Magazine’s third annual tour sold out its Orlando date as All Time Low, The Rocket Summer, and a trio of other Teen Beat worthy bands made the girls and boys in the audience swoon. Jen Cray stood back and watched it all unfold.

  • Yellowcard

    Yellowcard

    Philadelphia fans set their green beers aside to celebrate Yellowcard’s return to the area. Brittany Sturges was surprised that the pop-punkers could bring so much energy to an acoustic performance.

  • Tokyo Police Club

    Tokyo Police Club

    In the time it takes you to read this review, Tokyo Police Club can play an entire set of high-energy indie rock. S D Green tries to keep up with all the brevity.

  • Carbon/Silicon

    Carbon/Silicon

    Carbon/Silicon is the new project from punk rock legends Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) and Tony James (Generation X). Not even a wicked case of the flu could keep Jen Cray from catching their intimate Orlando show.

  • Teenage Bottlerocket

    Teenage Bottlerocket

    Teenage Bottlerocket may just be one more example of the great influence that The Ramones have had on music, but Jen Cray didn’t come to judge.

  • The Mars Volta

    The Mars Volta

    Those unconvinced by the musical genius that is The Mars Volta need only experience a fraction of what Jen Cray experienced at their recent sold out Orlando show.

  • Taste of Chaos

    Taste of Chaos

    The fourth annual Taste of Chaos Tour brought its mini metalcore festival indoors for the Orlando stop, where Jen Cray caught up with it.

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