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The Boston University Dear Abbeys are everything an all-male a cappella group should be and more. The group was founded in 1992, creating the first group of its kind at Boston University. Since then, they have had many accomplishments that only a few groups can boast. In 2005, the group won the International Championship of [...]
Folk musicians from all walks of life seem to have a particular charm. That moment when an emotional ballad ends and the coy soft-spoken words of the performer emerge between songs, one can’t help but wonder – where does that voice come from? English folk singer Laura Marling and opening act Willy Mason came to [...]
If you haven’t heard of “Barbra Streisand”, then I don’t know what the Duck Sauce you’re waiting for. That is A-Trak and he has been rolling the globe for years, his works even being covered on X-Factor and Glee. Well, enough of the puns (for now). A-Trak is just a “Big Bad Wolf” that started [...]
Last Sunday was the 66th Annual Tony Awards and as always, they did not fail to provide entertainment to us faithful Broadway supporters. It was a night full of tearful acceptance speeches, aging divas, celebrities who have very little to do with Broadway, and Neil Patrick Harris just being brilliant. In years past, I have [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 15th 889@Night is highlighting The Sugarhill Gang.
June is Black Music Month, on June 15th Rockers is highlighting Gregory Isaacs.
English folk singer and songwriter Laura Marling stopped by the WERS studio as her nationwide tour in support of A Creature I Don’t Know just getting started. At the ripe age of 22, Marling has already released three full-length albums, has been nominated for two Mercury Music Prizes, and has taken home the Best Female Solo [...]
After four days of music, art, and comedy, tens of thousands of Bonnarovians were finally sent home with ears ringing, dust and dirt clinging to their bodies, and the smell of corndogs sitting gently in their noses. Huge plastic bags of trash and recycling, empty beer cans, and random articles of clothing were left scattering [...]
Meiko’s second track says it all; she’s in love. That’s one thing you need to know before you throw the album on. In terms of style, Meiko has stuck with what she knows and what we love her for. But, in terms of content, The Bright Side is almost a polar opposite from her debut [...]
Bored of just sitting around at home this summer? Well, here are a couple fun things to do in the small town of Belmont, MA! Only Belmont has a fun summer music festival for you and your friends every Friday starting July 13th through August 3rd. The Payson Park Music Festival has brought some amazing musicians [...]