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Boston Calling Sets the Lineup for May 2016

Boston Calling Sets the Lineup for May 2016

The warm weather WILL be back and Boston Calling has set the lineup for City Hall Plaza May 27th through May 29th! Coming to town will be Sia, Disclosure, Sufjan Stevens, Courtney Barnett, Elle King, Borns and many more! Be listening to 88-9 WERS for your chance to win tickets, hear live mixes from some […]

Top 88 Tunes of 2015 from 88-9!

Top 88 Tunes of 2015 from 88-9!

  Thanks to your support, 2015 was great year for WERS, not to mention an awesome year for music! Your input drives how much we play all the new songs and artists you discover on 88-9. So in that sense, this is YOUR countdown based on what you wanted to hear during the year. Tabulations […]

88-9 WERS supports a Fall Gala for the Homeless–November 13th

88-9 WERS supports a Fall Gala for the Homeless–November 13th

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WERS Thanks You with another Listener Appreciation Party!

WERS Thanks You with another Listener Appreciation Party!

88-9 WERS gearing up for another late October “Listener Appreciation Party” at Johnny D’s in Somerville Thursday October 29th to thank ALL of our listeners for another great year and especially for another successful Live Music Week! And we hope you’ll arrive in costume!!! One of our favorite Boston Bands Nemes will take the stage […]

You Never Know Who You’ll Run Into!

You Never Know Who You’ll Run Into!

  One of the great things about joining the 88-9 WERS staff is… you NEVER know who you’ll run into around the radio station! On this photo occasion, it was a live mix in studio with Will Dailey!! So, if you’re a returning Emerson student with an interest in being part of the volunteer staff […]

Ripe Is On A Roll!

Ripe Is On A Roll!

It was just last Saturday when Ripe won the finals of the “Boston Breakout Sessions” live on 88-9 WERS at this year’s Outside the Box Festival. Here’s the happy group with a very large check!! And, this coming Monday July 27th, their sophomore EP “Hey, Hello” will be released and available everywhere. Until then, 88-9 […]

OUTSIDE THE BOX 2015-BOSTON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

OUTSIDE THE BOX 2015-BOSTON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    Boston Breakout Sessions AND THE WINNER IS RIPE !!   Boston’s home for music discovery 88-9 WERS along with our partners at Outside the Box and Strainge Sessions congratulate RIPE the winning band in the Boston Breakout Session… and hats off to Radclyffe Hall and Cordelia and the Buffalo who also performed awesome […]

Taste Of Iceland

Taste Of Iceland

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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

  Every Thursday afternoon at 5pm, we go “old school” with a set of music from some of the legends of rock!

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