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WERS Interviews Bobb Bruno

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WERS Sits Down with Catalina, Santiago from Monsieur Periné

WERS Sits Down with Catalina, Santiago from Monsieur Periné

  By Alex LaRosa Grammy-nominated band Monsieur Periné came to Boston for the first time on Sunday night to perform during the CRASHfest indoor world music festival at the House of Blues. They delivered a lively performance, fusing together many genres into a fun, energetic performance. After their show, WERS chatted with the singer Catalina […]

WERS Sits Down with Dinty From Session Americana

WERS Sits Down with Dinty From Session Americana

  By Alex LaRosa Sunday’s CRASHfest indoor music festival featured a wide variety of artists from all over the world, performing in diverse styles and different languages. Representing the United States was the six-piece group Session Americana, who brought a rootsy, organic feel to the House of Blues Local Stage. Before their performance, WERS sat […]

WERS Sits Down with Johnny from Dhol Foundation

WERS Sits Down with Johnny from Dhol Foundation

By Alex LaRosa Sunday’s CRASHfest indoor world music festival was filled with artists that brought both passion and percussion to the Main Stage at the House of Blues, but none delivered quite like Dhol Foundation. Named for a school in London, England, that the band members founded, the 7-piece act from the United Kingdom electrified their audience, pounding their Indian dhol drums, making jokes, […]

Exclusive Interview with Trevor Hall

Exclusive Interview with Trevor Hall

If you have never had the pleasure of attending a WERS discovery show, you sorely missed out on Trevor Hall at Royale on Wednesday. The venue started to fill up even before Hall’s first opener Christina Holmes had even walked out on stage to start her set. After a solid set from Holmes that had […]

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, […]

Big Data: They’re Not So “Dangerous” After All

Big Data: They’re Not So “Dangerous” After All

  Big Data, initially comprised of Daniel Armbruster of Joywave and producer Alan Wilkis, hit the airwaves in 2013 with their hit “Dangerous”,an irresistible anthem to the perils of the internet. Now Wilkis flies solo and has been hitting the road with a touring band, covering several major festivals this past summer, and generating buzz […]

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 […]

Cocek! Brass Band Live in Studio

Cocek! Brass Band Live in Studio

This past weekend Cocek! Brass Band stopped by the WERS station as part of our Chagigah program, which celebrates the best in Jewish and Israeli music every Sunday from 8-11AM. The band currently consists of founder Sam Dechenne on trumpet, Ezra Weller on flugelhorn, Clayton DeWalt on trombone, Jim Gray on sousaphone, and Grant Smith […]

 

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