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Artist of the Week: Laura Marling

Artist of the Week: Laura Marling

WERS is featuring Laura Marling as our Artist of the Week! The 23 year old singer-songwriter came out of the London folk scene around the same time as some bands you may have heard of such as Noah and the Whale and some boy band called Mumford and Sons, even doing a stint for a [...]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of Richie Havens in remembrance of his life and career. Richie Havens was an American folk rock guitarist, songwriter, and activist born in Brooklyn in 1941. Havens left Brooklyn at age 20, released his first two albums for Douglas Records and went on to sign [...]

Artist of the Week: Jake Bugg

Artist of the Week: Jake Bugg

This week, WERS is featuring Jake Bugg as our Artist of the Week! Hailing from Robin Hood’s hometown of Nottingham, this English singer-songwriter’s young career seems to be taking off of late.  He started playing guitar at age 12 after an introduction from his uncle and by age 16 (he’s only 19 now) he had [...]

Concert Watch: April 18th-20th

Concert Watch: April 18th-20th

Hello there, concertgoers! In the wake of utter tragedy, Bostonians have already proved themselves able to rise to the task just days after the events at the Boston Marathon, and everyone could use some well-deserved musical therapy. Fortunately, there are a number of incredible artists coming through the area this week to keep your heart [...]

On the Verge: Christian McNeill

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is the local rock and soul act Christian McNeill and Sea Monsters. Front man Christian McNeill, who is referred to on the band’s Facebook page as, “an Irish [...]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. THE FLAMING LIPS, THE TERROR Multi-Grammy-Winning psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips have released their thirteenth studio album, The Terror. It was produced [...]

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

This week at WERS we’re featuring JJ Grey and Mofro as our artist of the week! JJ Grey grew up in North Florida and had a typically Southern upbringing that he credits his valuing of hard work and self reliance – tenets that show up in all of his music – with instilling.  That experience, [...]

Artist of the Week: Charles Bradley

Artist of the Week: Charles Bradley

This week, WERS is featuring the Screaming Eagle of Soul himself, Charles Bradley, as our Artist of the Week. Charles Bradley is a revivalist in every sense of the word.  Not only is he a throwback to the soul (and showmanship) of the 60′s and 70′s, he also has a backstory that feels more like [...]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from The Rolling Stones, who just announced a new North American tour yesterday including a stop at the TD Garden in Boston on June 12! The new dates are an extension of the Stones’ “50 Years…and Counting” shows late last year marking the band’s 50th [...]

Concert Watch: April 3rd-7th

Concert Watch: April 3rd-7th

Hello, sweet concert-goers! This week is a doozy in terms of terrific acts coming through—a shame if you should actually be training for the Marathon, but let’s be serious. A Dylan-Dawes double bill or drown in your own sweat? We’re just sayin’. Tonight, April 3rd and Tomorrow, April 4th: They Might Be Giants at the Paradise [...]

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Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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