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New Music Tuesday: December 10th

Though new music tends to take a backseat to the monolith that is the holiday season, look closer, listeners– even as Santa dominates the airwaves, the last releases of the year are sneaking out into the public consciousness! Eat up, kids: Brendan Benson, You Were Right This Raconteurs member’s sixth solo release, You Were Right has been praised […]

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. […]

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Hope you enjoyed filling up on turkey and stuffing last week. Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit, including the music lovers here at WERS and out there in Boston! Thursday, December 5 – MGMT @ Orpheum Theatre Five years after their debut Oracular Spectacular, featuring infectious gold and […]

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

Halt, before you inset your standby Christmas playlist into the ol’ CD player– don’t believe what the top 50 lists are telling you, 2013 isn’t finished! Here’s the rundown of new music for the week. Black Flag, What The… After thirty years off, the groundbreaking group and Henry Rollins machine Black Flag is back with their […]

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Greetings concert goers! Thanksgiving and Black Friday are both next week, so before the holiday fervor begins let’s take a look at some of the shows coming to town: Wednesday, November 20 – The Lone Bellow @ Paradise Rock Club The Lone Bellow burst triumphantly into the music scene earlier this year with their self-titled […]

New Release Tuesday: November 19

New Release Tuesday: November 19

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and the music community is abuzz with the latest releases from artists emerging from artists who are half your age and make fourteen times your salary. Do we have your attention? Excellent. Kurt Vile and the Violators, It’s A Big World Out There (And I Am Scared) If critical […]

Artist of the Week: Polica

Artist of the Week: Polica

WERS is proud to announce that our artist of the week is Minneapolis alternative band Polica in celebration of their sophomore release, Shulamith.  Polica was born of another group’s demise– lead singer Channy Leaneagh left the duo Roma di Luna that consisted of her and her husband Alexei Casselle following the end of the marriage and […]

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

This week for Throwback Thursday and in honor of Veterans Day WERS is playing a set of music from musicians that were in the military. To start it all off, we have the country music legend, Kris Kristofferson. He was born into a military family and often moved around due to his fathers job as […]

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Morning Concertgoers! Autumn seems to be in full swing, and winter won’t be far behind, but no matter how chilly it gets nothing will get in the way of Boston’s hot live music scene. A quick glance at this week’s concerts is a sure sign of that: Thursday, November 14 – Dr. Dog @ House […]

New Release Tuesday: November 12

New Release Tuesday: November 12

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and we’re celebrating previously unreleased tracks from our favorites, the impending holiday season, and good old fashioned new music. Let’s get to it! Grizzly Bear, Shields: B-Sides Want to remember what it feels like to fall in love all over again? Brooklyn natives Grizzly Bear want you to, too. Their […]

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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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