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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, […]

Concert Watch: June 12th-June 16th

Concert Watch: June 12th-June 16th

Good morning, music lovers! Right now we’re getting a break from all the rain we had yesterday, and even though there’s more on the way tomorrow we’re not going to let some droplets of water get in way of all the great shows happening this week, right? Now let’s take a look at who’s coming […]

New Releases Tuesday: June 11

New Releases Tuesday: June 11

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. SURFER BLOOD, PYTHONS This is the second full length album for the Floridia-based indie rock group Surfer Blood. In May of 2012 Surfer Blood […]

Artist of the Week: Daft Punk

Artist of the Week: Daft Punk

WERS is featuring Dance pioneers Daft Punk as our Artist of the Week! The masked French duo, consisting of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, first began recording as Daft Punk after their previous band, Darlin’, received a negative review in which their music was described as, “a dafty punk trash.” Daft Punk adopted the […]

This Week In Music History: June 2nd-8th

This Week In Music History: June 2nd-8th

As the week comes to a rainy conclusion, it’s time for This Week In Music History! This day in 1969 marks the debut of British supergroup Blind Faith.  Consisting of Eric Clapton (Yardbirds, Cream), Ginger Baker (Cream), Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group, Traffic), and  Ric Grech (Family), Blind Faith was one of the world’s first […]

Throwback Thursday: Bruce Springsteen

Throwback Thursday: Bruce Springsteen

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is celebrating the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen in honor of the 29th anniversary of the release of his album Born in the USA.  Bruce Springsteen was born in 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey and is still performing and touring today at the age of 63. Springsteen has been […]

Concert Watch: June 5th-June 7th

Concert Watch: June 5th-June 7th

Good morning, music lovers! Now that the heat wave has subsided, we can focus less on the trying not to melt thing and more on the seeing shows that are great thing. Remember that? To help your memory along, a bevy of terrific musicians are hitting Boston this week, so let’s proceed! Tonight, June 5th […]

New Releases Tuesday: June 4

New Releases Tuesday: June 4

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. BEN FOLDS FIVE, BEN FOLDS FIVE LIVE This is the fourth album release for the alternative trio led by pianist and singer, Ben Folds. This […]

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To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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