• Florida Man Music Festival

    Florida Man Music Festival

    The Florida Man Music Festival lit up the Orlando Amphitheater with a bunch of acts chosen by FM 101.9 (Orlando’s New Alternative radio station). Jen Cray approved.

  • Jay-Z and Beyoncé

    Jay-Z and Beyoncé

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z are On the Run again, taking their co-headlining tour to stadiums all across the land. When they dropped down in Orlando, curiosity brought Jen Cray through the gates.

  • Van’s Warped Tour

    Van’s Warped Tour

    After 24 years of punk rock summers, the Van’s Warped Tour takes one final tour around the country. Jen Cray was at one of the final dates to bask in the bittersweet beauty one last time.

  • The Smashing Pumpkins

    The Smashing Pumpkins

    The Smashing Pumpkins’ return to glory is weird but brilliant. Jen Cray basks in over three hours of nostalgia and artistry.

  • New Found Glory

    New Found Glory

    New Found Glory kicked off their Sick Tour to a capacity crowd at Orlando’s House of Blues, and Jen Cray can confirm that it was, indeed, a SICK show.

  • Dashboard Confessional

    Dashboard Confessional

    Emo darlings Dashboard Confessional, with some help from openers Beach Slang, lift up a near-capacity crowd in Orlando with heartfelt musings and aching melodies. Jen Cray opened her heart to it all.

  • Brian Fallon

    Brian Fallon

    Sleepwalkers (Island Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Adam Ant

    Adam Ant

    Adam Ant storms Orlando and proves that the ’80s are still alive. Jen Cray had to check it out for herself.

  • The Killers

    The Killers

    The Killers treated Orlando to a rare intimate show on an otherwise Arena tour and Jen Cray was lucky enough to score a golden ticket inside.

  • Selene Vigil

    Selene Vigil

    Tough Dance. Review by Jen Cray.

  • FEST 16

    FEST 16

    Kids dream of Christmas morning, but for many – including Jen Cray – THE FEST is the most treasured of annual holidays.

  • together PANGEA

    together PANGEA

    together PANGEA stack their bill for a blazing Orlando debut that Jen Cray was front and center for.

  • Green Day

    Green Day

    Green Day welcome West Palm Beach, and Jen Cray, to paradise.

  • Blondie and Garbage

    Blondie and Garbage

    Blondie and Garbage bring their Rage and Rapture Tour to Orlando, and Jen Cray is in heaven.

  • Sheer Mag

    Sheer Mag

    Need To Feel Your Love (Wilsuns RC). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Phantogram

    Phantogram

    Phantogram were stars in Orlando along with Tycho and Heathered Pearls.

  • Washed Out

    Washed Out

    Washed Out wash over Orlando and Jen Cray is swept away on the acid wave.

  • Vans Warped Tour 2017

    Vans Warped Tour 2017

    The Vans Warped Tour is as much a summertime tradition as vacation flings, sunburns, and losing your bathing suit at the beach for music fans of all ages, Jen Cray among them.

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    A Decade in the Rearview

    Where does the time go? Contributing writer Christopher Long reflects on his first decade with Ink 19.

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    ’68

    Two Parts Viper (Cooking Vinyl ). Review by Jen Cray.

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