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Concert Watch: January 30th-February 9th

Concert Watch: January 30th-February 9th

Tonight, Club Passim – January 30–  Ryan Montbleau A Peabody native and WERS favorite, Ryan Montbleau is the perfect blend of folk and edge who never forgets his roots. Between his solo work and with the Ryan Montbleau band, he’s racked up eight albums since 2002, and is currently touring in support of 2012’s For Higher in the […]

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. KRIS KRISTOFFERSON: FEELING MORTAL Singer and actor, Kris Kristofferson returned with his first album in four years, Feeling Mortal. Don Was, of the […]

On the Verge: Infantree

On the Verge: Infantree

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 San Fernando Valley band, Infantree who’s fourth release Hero’s Dose dropped last August. Hero’s Dose marks their first release in two years. The record is their […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy freezing, frigid, frosty Friday. I may literally turn into snowman sometime soon, but to get you through the steadily dropping temperatures here is today’s music history fix. On this day in 1971, Charles Manson and three female members of his “family” (creepy) were found guilty of seven counts of murder in the first […]

Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from folk-rock legend Warren Zevon, who would have turned 66 years old today! Born in Chicago, Illinois, Warren Zevon’s love of music began with an early fascination of classical music when he became acquainted with Robert Craft and Igor Stravinsky. At age 16, shortly after his parents’ […]

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

We get it, concertgoers. It’s hot, then it’s cold, then the T is shut down five minutes before you need to be at work and life has hit its all-time low. But your depression-numbed brain has forgotten about something, friends, and we’d be insulted if you weren’t all so cute. It’s the healing power of […]

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from roots rocker Steve Earle in honor of his 58th birthday! Born in Virginia and raised in Texas, Steve Earle began playing guitar at age 11 and has straddled the line between rock and country ever since. His 1986 debut album Guitar Town had attracted fans of both genres, topping […]

Concert Watch: Jan 16th-19th

Concert Watch: Jan 16th-19th

Happy Wednesday, concert-goers! Whether you’re starting out a new job, a new year, or a new semester, nothing hits the spot at the end of a long day quite like live music. As per usual, we’re here to help! Here’s the rundown of the amazing shows the Boston area has to look forward to in the coming week: […]

On the Verge: Tim Gearan

On the Verge: Tim Gearan

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 Boston’s very own Tim Gearan. Singer-songwriter Tim Gearan has been a staple of the Boston music scene for over 20 years. He was raised in New York […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! What better way to close out the week than with some music Back on this day in 1969, Jim Morrison and a pal were living it up on a jet on their way to Phoenix to catch The Rolling Stones in concert. During the flight, however, Morrison did a little […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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