• The Church

    The Church

    Australia’s Paisley Underground pioneers The Church brought their Starfish 30th Anniversary Tour to Orlando. Michelle Wilson was there and loved every minute of it.

  • The Alarm

    The Alarm

    The Alarm came “marching on” through Orlando, and Michelle Wilson relived her 80s alternative heyday.

  • New Found Glory

    New Found Glory

    New Found Glory celebrate 20 years of Pop Punk with a string of sold-out intimate dates at The Social. Jen Cray was there for night two.

  • Butch Walker

    Butch Walker

    Kicking off his current Stay Gold tour, pop music “golden boy,” Butch Walker returned to Orlando for yet another sold-out performance at The Social. Christopher Long was there.

  • The Struts

    The Struts

    Britain’s pop/rock poster boys recently brought their “Everybody Wants” world tour to Orlando, FL for a sold-out performance at The Social. Christopher Long was there, waiting like a giddy schoolgirl when the band rolled into town.

  • Miniature Tigers

    Miniature Tigers

    Indie-pop band Miniature Tiger’s fun, upbeat, danceable tunes and contagious positivity wowed Alexa Harris at the Social.

  • Cloud Nothings

    Cloud Nothings

    Cloud Nothings delivered a dazed, but delicious set in Orlando as Jen Cray watches on.

  • Nico Vega

    Nico Vega

    Delivering plenty of bang for the buck, the eclectic triple-bill alterno-rock package that found Nico Vega headlining was a summer highlight for Chris Long.

  • Two Gallants

    Two Gallants

    Two Gallants graciously return to stage to woo the fans that love them — a lot.

  • Southern Culture on the Skids

    Southern Culture on the Skids

    Surf music from the hills of North Carolina washes up on the Orlando shore and pelts Carl F Gauze with free fried chicken. Southern Culture on the Skids is back in town.

  • Riverboat Gamblers

    Riverboat Gamblers

    Riverboat Gamblers can always be counted on to give fans a live music aurogasm, and Jen Cray can always be counted on to cheer them on whenever they play her hometown.

  • Man Man

    Man Man

    Man Man and the battle of Raleigh Moncrief: Hipster night at The Social, or a galactic group of multi-instrumentalists that give Jared Campbell hope for the state of music? You decide.

  • Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby returns from the past and heads for the future. And just to complicate things for Carl F Gauze, it’s an early show.

  • Zola Jesus

    Zola Jesus

    Zola Jesus creates a surreal and magical concert experience, Jen Cray learned at the songstress’ first ever Orlando date.

  • The Airborne Toxic Event

    The Airborne Toxic Event

    Three bands (including The Airborne Toxic Event), six bars — what more could Carl F Gauze want? Oh, yeah, legible sound.

  • Family Force 5

    Family Force 5

    Hundreds of salivating teenaged females (and one creepy old guy named Christopher Long) recently packed into Orlando’s hotspot, The Social, for the opening night of Family Force 5’s Solid Gold Tour.

  • Frank Turner

    Frank Turner

    Jen Cray and a horde of bodies mosh to Frank Turner’s odes to life, love, and music at his headlining Orlando show — finally.

  • Los Amigos Invisibles

    Los Amigos Invisibles

    A decade of anticipation does not go to waste when Los Amigos Invisibles bring el espectaculo to Orlando, as Ian Koss can attest.

  • Uh Huh Her

    Uh Huh Her

    Uh Huh Her have become worthy of the blind support their flock of fans have bestowed upon them since the day they all heard that Leisha Hailey of The L Word was a member. Jen Cray was on hand for their return to Orlando.

  • Sebadoh

    Sebadoh

    A delay in a pair of reissued albums finds Sebadoh touring to promote a t-shirt. The seminal indie rockers could be promoting a paper bag for all it matters to a crowd of loyal Orlando fans, Jen Cray among them.

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