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The Ballroom Thieves LIVE In Studio

The Ballroom Thieves LIVE In Studio

The Ballroom Thieves have really come a long way. As a folk-rock, Boston-based band, they went from playing in Faneuil Hall to touring around the country and now come May, they’ll be playing at Boston Calling. They’ve released a couple of EPs throughout the years and their debut album A Wolf in the Doorway is […]

The Bright Light Social Hour LIVE In Studio

The Bright Light Social Hour LIVE In Studio

The Bright Light Social Hour is a band from Austin, Texas that prides itself in their funk, psychedelic sound. With their new album out and tour in full swing, they stopped by the WERS station for Live Music Week. Their newest album Space is Still the Place was released in March of this year and […]

Alvvays LIVE In Studio

Alvvays LIVE In Studio

As load-in time roles around, the five members of the Canadian surf-pop band Alvvays trundle in with their gear. It’s twelve o’clock on a Saturday afternoon, but for anybody who’s been touring as heavily as these guys, it might as well be the crack of dawn. You can see it in their eyes – the […]

All A Capella LIVE

All A Capella LIVE

WERS hosted its 10th Annual All A Cappella Live performance at Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theater on Saturday, March 28th. In honor of spring, the theme of this year’s event was “Here Comes the Sun,”and the sun did come for one lucky a cappella group. A cappella groups from universities around Boston competed for an […]

Jamie Kent LIVE In Studio

From the moment Jamie Kent entered the WERS station and started talking to us, we could tell that he was an incredibly down-to-earth guy. He came in with an acoustic guitar, beautiful songs, and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ button pinned to his jacket. Originally from Northampton, Massachusetts, Kent is now based out of Nashville, […]

City of Angels Cast LIVE in WERS Studios

City of Angels Cast LIVE in WERS Studios

From March 27 to May 2, 2015, the Lyric Stage of Boston will be putting on the production of City of Angels. Director Spiro Veloudos brought along a few cast members as part of WERS’ Standing Room Only program. They gave us all a taste of the music from the play as well as some […]

River Whyless Perform LIVE at WERS Studios

River Whyless Perform LIVE at WERS Studios

  Their sound is echoing, if not a little haunting, but it doesn’t take long before their drumming beats lead into more uplifting energies. River Whyless creates music that takes you on a journey—through space and time, through emotions and stories. They spin songs out of the setting around them, from their North Carolina home, […]

Broods Brings Intensity to Boston Venue

Broods Brings Intensity to Boston Venue

  Georgia Nott, with her booming vocals, and Caleb Nott, with his impeccable synth skills, make up the brother-sister duo known as Broods. Broods are a New Zealand based and Lorde approved indie-electric pop band. The siblings’ debut album Evergreen is surely one to invest in if you have not done so already. The tracks […]

Have Mercy Frontman Talks Hometown Show

Have Mercy Frontman Talks Hometown Show

Last week in Baltimore, Emo-Rock band Have Mercy, kicked off their first headlining tour with a hometown show at the Ottobar. I was lucky enough to sit down with the lead vocalist and guitarist, Brian Swindle, to discuss the future of the band. Have Mercy has gained a lot of traction and popularity since releasing […]

Parks Live at The Sinclair

Parks Live at The Sinclair

From left to right: Liz, Brian K., Brian F., Matt, and Stu of Parks “Your home for music discovery!” It’s our motto here. But if you want to discover new music from us, we have to discover it first. It’s the case for one of our local favorites, Parks. And if you’ve supported the station […]

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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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