Submission Guidelines

Information for musicians and promoters

Music Submissions via mail

To Submit Music to WERS, You MUST follow the guidelines below for consideration

If you know what program to send your music to, send the CD “ATTN: (Show Name)” or if you are uncertain, send to:

WERS
Music Director
120 Boylston St.
Boston, MA02116

 

WERS only accepts CDs & vinyls for air play consideration. Cassette tapes and/or other media will not be considered.

Include information about the release on a one-sheet.

Do not send us your only copy. It will not be returned to you. All music submitted to WERS becomes the property of WERS.

We are under no obligation to listen to everything sent to us. Likewise, we are under no obligation to play anything. We play it if we like it. Calling our DJs and/or having your friends call our DJs and requesting your music will not get it played. If we do not deem it airworthy or if we do not like it, we will not play it.

WERS will not play music with obscenities or indecent content. All submitted music must be edited in accordance with FCC standards.

Please do not call the request line to follow up on music submissions.

Music Submissions via email:

Submissions for Daytime programming should be made by mail only.

Submissions for WERS at Night: 889@Night, Secret Spot or Rockers, can be made by emailing urbmd@wers.org. Along with MP3 tracks, please submit an artist biography and press kit if available.

Submissions for Weekend programs can be sent to wkndapd@wers.org, .wav files are preferred, while MP3′s are also accepted.

WERS Concert Calendar Submissions:

WERS Reserves the right to refuse any event for any reason. Non-musical events will not be considered. All submissions must be emailed to apd@wers.org at least two weeks before event.

All submissions must be in the following format (this is the only information we will announce on air):

  1. Main Act
  2. Supporting / Opening Act
  3. Venue and Location
  4. Date
  5. Time of show
  6. Age / Dress Restrictions

The following information is required for all submission but will not be announced on air:

  1. Value of tickets
  2. Contact name, phone number, email, and website (if available) of promoter
  3. Address and phone number of venue

Ticket Giveaways

If you wish to arrange ticket giveaways, you must contact our Underwriting Director, Peter Kirchoff, at peter_kirchoff@emerson.edu.

WERS Main Office Number: 617-824-8891

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