Exclusive: See How Live Mixes Are Made!

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here. 

As enjoyable as Live Music Week is for the staff here at WERS, a massive amount of work must be put in by everyone in order to have things running smoothly. Artists are in and out of the performance booth constantly, and although it may only appear that they simply walk in, play their music, and exit, so much more is done behind the scenes. The live mix crew sets up all of the equipment, adjusts audio levels to ensure the performance sounds perfect for our viewers, and cleans all of it up at the end to make room for the next performance. The video booth adjusts the cameras in the performance area, capturing everything that is played so you can see it for yourself as soon as possible on our website. Our on-air hosts keep everything flowing seamlessly on air, and are trained to broadcast directly to you, no matter what the scene around them may be. All of this work, plus a little extra, is put in to ensure that our listeners are able to enjoy every second that they are tuned in to 88.9 WERS or watching the videos on our website, wers.org. All we expect from you as a listener is to enjoy yourself, so sit back, relax, and discover!

By Patrick Prendergast

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To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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