• Silversun Pickups

    Silversun Pickups

    Silversun Pickups triumph at The Plaza Live in Orlando!

  • The Get Up Kids

    The Get Up Kids

    The Get Up Kids have, thankfully, outgrown the pop punk emo bands that copped their style 10 years ago, as a recent Orlando date proved to virgin listener Jen Cray.

  • Circa Survive

    Circa Survive

    Circa Survive and Dredg put on a pair of performances at Orlando’s House of Blues that should officially release them from their previous emo trappings. Jen Cray reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Portugal the Man

    Portugal the Man

    For their second trip to Orlando in just three months time, Portugal the Man took a backseat in billing (to Rock Votolato), and quietly appeared as an opener at the same venue that they had previously sold out on their own. Jen Cray was back for a second helping of these Alaska boys.

  • Warped Tour

    Warped Tour

    It’s 300 degrees in the shade, the Orlando streets are teeming with teenagers, and Jen Cray was about to throw down $6 for a Bud Light. This can only mean one thing: it’s time for another Warped Tour.

  • Circa Survive

    Circa Survive

    On Letting Go (Equal Vision). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Damiera

    Damiera

    M(US)IC (Equal Vision). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Thursday, Rise Against

    Thursday, Rise Against

    Joining forces on a co-headlining tour, Rise Against and Thursday are bringing their seasoned skills to mid-sized theaters this winter. Jen Cray caught the Orlando set.

  • A Paper Tiger

    A Paper Tiger

    For a band that is less than two years old, the guys of A Paper Tiger know what they’re doing when it comes to music– and they’re doing it extremely well. Brittany Sturges catches up with the band over a cup of coffee and some food.

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