• The Avett Brothers

    The Avett Brothers

    The Avett Brothers don’t just appeal to hippies anymore. Their recent Orlando show showcased a genre-defying band with talent beyond their numbers. Jen Cray is a newly born fan.

  • Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon are well on their way to dominating the rock world here in their own country. Jen Cray caught their subtle, but satisfying, show in Orlando recently.

  • Steve Weinberger

    Steve Weinberger

    First-time author and rock-concert veteran Steve Weinberger has written perhaps the funniest overview of the mosh-pit population ever. Like a mad scientist, Weinberger categorizes and analyzes every species of concertgoer in No Air Guitar Allowed, painting them with deft satirical strokes and a surprisingly empathetic eye. Ink 19 and Weinberger discuss how he spent years of his life illustrating the differences between KISS and indie-rock fans.

  • Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon

    Only By The Night (RCA). Review by Christopher Long.

  • Interpol


    Interpol may not be the most exciting live band on the planet, but Jen Cray is hooked on their music deeply enough to keep going back for more.

  • The Wildbirds

    The Wildbirds

    Golden Daze (PRC). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Jesse Malin

    Jesse Malin

    Not rain, nor the humid Florida summer night air could keep Jen Cray away from checking out former D Generation vocalist Jesse Malin‘s show as part of the Death & Taxes tour.

  • Bonnaroo


    Though this festival built its reputation as a lovefest for jambands and hippies, Bonnaroo in 2007 opened its arms up to more modern rock bands, bringing in a whole new audience. One new convert was Jen Cray, whose weekend in the mountains of Tennessee is not one she’s soon to forget.

  • Kings Of Leon

    Kings Of Leon

    Because Of The Times (RCA). Review by Jen Cray.

  • The Colour

    The Colour

    Between Earth & Sky (EMI/Rethink). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Living Things

    Living Things

    Living Things are a rock band from St. Louis who are bound and determined to remind music fans that rock ‘n’ roll is supposed to be dirty. John Hood explains their live show, as Jen Cray shows you the proof.

  • American Minor

    American Minor

    American Minor (Jive Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon

    Nashville’s Kings of Leon may be suffering from tour fatigue, but you’d never know it by hearing them play. Jen Cray struggles past a migraine to pinpoint what went wrong.

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