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New Releases Tuesday: August 6

New Releases Tuesday: August 6

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. THE CIVIL WARS, THE CIVIL WARS In November, The Civil Wars announced that they were splitting up as a band due to “internal […]

Artist of the Week: The Civil Wars

Artist of the Week: The Civil Wars

This week WERS is featuring folk duo The Civil Wars as our Artist of the Week! Joy Williams and John Paul White began writing music together as The Civil Wars after meeting at a Nashville songwriting session in 2008. The name signifies Williams and White’s very different backgrounds and how they often argued with each […]

Throwback Thursday: Buddy Guy

Throwback Thursday: Buddy Guy

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set from blues guitar legend Buddy Guy in honor of his 77th birthday and his newly released album Rhythm & Blues. Buddy Guy was born and raised in Lettsworth, Louisiana and began learning how to play guitar at a very early age. He began learning on […]

Concert Watch: July 31st-August 1st

Concert Watch: July 31st-August 1st

Hello, concert-goers! Even as the summer begins to cool, that doesn’t scare wonderful music away from the city that sometimes (almost always) sleeps after 2AM, or earlier if you’re trying to catch the T. I mean, you could pay for a cab, but really? What dive bar is worth it? Take it from me and save your pennies […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 30

New Releases Tuesday: July 30

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. ALELA DIANE, ABOUT FAREWELL About Farewell is the fifth album from Portland-based singer and songwriter Alela Diane. This album is more stripped down […]

Artist of the Week: Jason Isbell

Artist of the Week: Jason Isbell

WERS is featuring Alabama-based singer-songwriter Jason Isbell as our Artist of the Week! Jason Isbell first played music professionally as a member of Drive-By Truckers in 2001. Over the next six years Isbell recorded three albums with Drive-By Truckers including Decoration Day (2003), of which he wrote the title track. Then, in April 2007, Isbell officially […]

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This has been another truly gigantic week in music history!  Check out the most major happenings below. On July 24th, 1969 a musical bond that would last off and on for generations was formed.  On this day, Neil Young performed with Crosby, Stills, and Nash for the first time ever at The Fillmore East in […]

Throwback Thrusday: Robert Plant

Throwback Thrusday: Robert Plant

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of Robert Plant in honor of his upcoming show tonight at the Bank of America Pavilion with Phosphorescent. Robert Plant was born in West Bronmwich, England in August of 1948 and showed an interest in rock and roll from a very early age. Plant said […]

Concert Watch: July 24th-25th

Concert Watch: July 24th-25th

To take the edge off your post-festival blues, dear concert-goers, this week’s lineup is all over the place and full of two-for-one deals that will get you to the weekend. From brand new Prog Rock to old school throwbacks, here is the week in live music at your fingertips. Tonight – Imagine Dragons w/ The […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 23

New Releases Tuesday: July 23

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. EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROES, EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROES This is the third album release for Edward Sharpe & the […]

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