Tag: 2015

The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms

Event Reviews

The Front Bottoms surprise promoters and fans alike with their meteoric rise. Jen Cray jumps in on the action to catch them before they rise too high.

Nobunny

Nobunny

Event Reviews

Nobunny brings the freak show back to Orlando, but doesn’t break any nudity laws, much to Jen Cray’s relief.

Deafheaven

Deafheaven

Event Reviews

Deafheaven bring together death metal and shoegaze and people lose their minds over it. Jen Cray had to see for herself.

Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco

Event Reviews

Mac DeMarco and his crew of misfits brought good tunes and a good time to Portland, Oregon. Alexa Harris was all smiles.

The Fest 14

The Fest 14

Event Reviews

You may not expect it from a 3 day punk rock festival over Halloween weekend, but THE FEST – as Jen Cray found out – feels like a gigantic hug!

Gang of Four

Gang of Four

Event Reviews

Gang of Four comes through Orlando, sort of, and Jen Cray is underwhelmed.

Motörhead

Motörhead

Event Reviews

It was a night of metal and moshing in the sold-out House of Blues, with Motörhead and Anthrax in town. Carl F Gauze elbowed his way through the madness.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Event Reviews

Janet Jackson is pop music royalty and proved it in Orlando. Jen Cray can’t believe she witnessed it!

Jessica Lee Wilkes

Jessica Lee Wilkes

Event Reviews

Jessica Lee Wilkes beat the mid-week odds and pulled off a performance that showcased her rockabilly soul and sweetness for Jen Cray and other Orlando fans.

Veruca Salt

Veruca Salt

Event Reviews

Veruca Salt resoundingly showed they’re no passing ghost note by moving on from a turbulent past with an emphatically great performance at Webster Hall that wowed May Terry.

Face to Face

Face to Face

Event Reviews

Face to Face performs Big Choice live at The Social. You know Jen Cray was there!

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett

Event Reviews

Courtney Barnett might think she’s pedestrian at best, but her popularity racing ahead on overdrive with no signs of slowing down. May Terry was left to sit and think after the CB3’s musical pit-stop at Terminal 5.

Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife

Event Reviews

Shonen Knife’s performance at NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge is a Pop-Rocks fizz of Jap-punk distortions and colorful kitsch. May Terry indulged in the Shonen Knife experience with sushi, Pocky, and some great wok-and-roll music.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

Event Reviews

Ms. Etheridge is all-out solo in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. May Terry forgoes the Mount Airy Casino slots and blackjack tables to rock out at the great summerstage performance.

Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis

Event Reviews

Jenny Lewis never fails to make Orlando, and Jen Cray, feel like giddy little school kids… especially when she brings Speedy Ortiz along for the ride.

FIDLAR

FIDLAR

Event Reviews

FIDLAR and Metz make their Orlando debuts and inspire the crowd to break all the rules. Jen Cray is in the middle of the beautiful madness.

Big Guava Festival

Big Guava Festival

Event Reviews

Tampa’s Big Guava Festival puts itself on the sun & sounds map, and wins the heart of Jen Cray.

Screaming Females

Screaming Females

Event Reviews

After a stubborn illness sidelined the band just as they were about to explode, Screaming Females are back with a killer album and looooong world wide tour. Jen Cray caught their Orlando date.

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Features

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Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta

Interviews

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ATLive 2022 with Billy Joel

ATLive 2022 with Billy Joel

Event Reviews

Country/rock mashup series ATLive brings Roi J. Tamkin to Atlanta’s Mercedez Benz Stadium for a night of standing ovations starring The Piano Man, Billy Joel.