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On the Verge: Laura Rizzotto

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 Brazilian-born Laura Rizzotto who is just eighteen years old. A student at Berklee College of Music, Rizzotto has recently released her debut album Made in Rio [...]

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. BLINK 182: DOGS EATING DOGS Only the second EP from the band, this is their first self-released recording since their split with their [...]

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

This week, we’re honing in on LA up-and-comers Youngblood Hawke, a duo who swiped their group’s name from a Herman Wouk novel. Not hip enough for you? The band can already credit themselves as a Starbucks Pick of the Week with single “Forever”, residency at The Satellite in LA, and significant play at this past [...]

Throwback Thursday: J Mascis

Throwback Thursday: J Mascis

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from Dinosaur Jr. to celebrate J Mascis’ birthday, which was this week. It’s always refreshing to hear a new album from an, ahem, old band that doesn’t feel like a cynical cash grab, and the fact that Dinosaur Jr. just churned out another great one (this [...]

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

This week, we’re going to have a special extended edition of Throwback Thursday, as we’ll be playing tracks from Led Zeppelin’s recently released concert film and album Celebration Day. The show featured in Celebration Day took place in London in 2007.  It was part of the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert, which benefited Ertegun’s own education charity, and [...]

Concert Watch: December 6th-December 9th

Concert Watch: December 6th-December 9th

Happy false spring, concert-goers! This week’s proving to be the calm before what’s sure to be a rough winter, so why not get out and see all the music you can before you shut yourself in for the season? This week’s lineup will make it well worth it. Thursday, December 6 – Conor Oberst @ [...]

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from George Harrison as today marks 11 years since his death. If you’re a WERS fan, chances are you’re already pretty well aware of George Harrison.  Lead guitarist for The Beatles and an iconic solo artist in his own right, there’s a special corner of the [...]

Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set of songs from Arlo Guthrie. While Arlo Guthrie is without a doubt one of the most important and influential artists of all time, especially to many of the artists played on WERS, you probably already figured out why we’re choosing this Thursday to highlight the legend.  Hint: it [...]

Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating the career of The Beach Boys in the wake of the release of their latest greatest hits album Fifty Big Ones. Has any band ever had such a wide appeal as The Beach Boys?  Sure, they likely have their detractors – maybe their music is too saccharine for some, too cloying, [...]

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating Bonnie Raitt’s birthday with a set of her music. Active since the 1970′s, Bonnie Raitt has been an icon for quite some time.  The early parts of her career are characterized by a roots influenced sound that was heavily acclaimed, if not widely popular.  That changed in the [...]

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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