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New Releases Tuesday: June 25th

New Releases Tuesday: June 25th

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 BOOKER T. JONES, SOUND THE ALARM This is the 10th album for four-time Grammy Award winner Booker T. Jones. Sound The Alarm showcases […]

Artist of the Week: The Boxer Rebellion

Artist of the Week: The Boxer Rebellion

WERS is featuring international Alternative-Rock group The Boxer Rebellion as our Artist of the Week! Not to be confused with the 19th century Chinese uprising, the Boxer Rebellion formed in 2002 when frontman Nathan Nicholson, an American student in England at the time, met Australian guitarist Todd Howe and Englishmen Piers Hewitt and Adam Harrison. […]

This Week In Music History: June 16th-22nd

This Week In Music History: June 16th-22nd

It’s Friday! That means so many beautiful things for so many people, but it also means that it’s time to take a look back at music history. Born on this day in 1944 is Kinks singer and songwriter Ray Davies.  Davies was born the seventh of eight children in North London, England.  His only younger […]

Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac

Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Fleetwood Mac in honor of their upcoming performance at the Comcast Center in Mansfield tomorrow, June 21st. Fleetwood Mac are a British rock group formed around 1967 in London. Over the years the band has gone through so many line-up changes that […]

Concert Watch: June 20th-21st

Concert Watch: June 20th-21st

Greetings, concertgoers! The season is about to turn—are you fully equipped with perfect beach body and SPF nothing? You’re right, we should just go to concerts instead, where paleness doesn’t matter and sweat is somehow less gross. Three cheers for subterranean, trollish music lovers! And hot ones, if that’s what you’re into. Here’s what’s going […]

On the Verge: Blondfire

On the Verge: Blondfire

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 weeks’ artist On The Verge is brother-sister duo, Blondfire.  Erica and Bruce formed the band in 2004, and are now really starting to make some waves. Funny enough, the song that is doing […]

New Releases Tuesday: June 18th

New Releases Tuesday: June 18th

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 MOWGLI’S, WAITING FOR THE DAWN This is the major label debut album from the eight piece rock band from southern California. After riding […]

Artist of the Week: Kopecky Family Band

Artist of the Week: Kopecky Family Band

WERS is featuring the Nashville-based Kopecky Family Band as our Artist of the Week! Though not related by blood, the six members of Kopecky Family Band have created a bond fortified by the roads they’ve traveled and the songs they’ve written. The Family was born out of an in-dorm jam session back in 2007 and […]

This Week In Music History: June 9th-15th

This Week In Music History: June 9th-15th

It’s a cloudy day in Boston for this weeks’ look back at music history. Hopefully that will change for the weekend! During this week in 1977, British rock legends Led Zeppelin basically took over New York City as part of what became their final American tour.  They stopped in the city for a total of […]

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Derek and the Dominos to commemorate the aniversary of their debut live performance. Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock group formed by guitar legend Eric Clapton in 1970 after  gaining fame as a member of bands like the Yardbirds, Cream, […]

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