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Win A Trip to New Orleans!

Win A Trip to New Orleans!

Win a Trip To New Orleans! Entering is easy, simply make a donation to your favorite independent public radio station – 88.9 WERS. Donate here! This Experience Includes: 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans Admission for 2 including skip-the-line status to the Preservation Hall of Jazz Jazz […]

George Knight Live!

George Knight Live!

This Friday from 6-10 AM  morning  join The George Knight and Company Morning Show live from Sullivan Tire on Comm Ave. Local band- Sinnet will perform live! Everyone is welcome.

Arlington Town Day

Arlington Town Day

By Ross Ketschke Thousands of people and over 200 local businesses lined Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington on Saturday for the 40th annual Arlington Town Day. WERS was there to catch all the action, and we brought some of our favorite local acts with us to play for the crowds! First, our very own George Knight […]

Radiohead’s New Album A Moon Shaped Pool Glitters, Experiments, and Delivers

Radiohead’s New Album A Moon Shaped Pool Glitters, Experiments, and Delivers

    By: Alex LaRosa Radiohead has been in the music industry for a long time, winning both critical support and chart success. With hits records like Pablo Honey, OK Computer, and Kid A, they’ve produced an impressive backlog of material. So the question was, how would such a band go about making yet another […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers Get Away From Expectations with “The Getaway”

Red Hot Chili Peppers Get Away From Expectations with “The Getaway”

    By Alex LaRosa Not many bands stick around for 11 records, and those that do often find themselves in the creative slump that comes with age and commercial success. But that’s not quite the case for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Never a band to settle, the four-piece funk-rock outfit from Los Angeles […]

Fuzzstival 2016 Coverage

Fuzzstival 2016 Coverage

  By Erin Hussey: The unofficial end of Summer was marked by a rowdy blowout at the fourth annual Boston Fuzzstival, featuring New England’s finest in the underground music scene. The Fuzz brought together a dynamic blend of indie-psych cuties, garage rockers, and music from Boston, Cambridge, New York City, Providence, and New Hampshire for […]

Patriots vs Dolphins Giveaway

Patriots vs Dolphins Giveaway

WERS is sending one lucky winner to the Patriots home opener at Gillette Stadium! With Tom Brady on the bench the Pats will need you in the stands! Everyone who donates between now and September 16th will be automatically entered to win! Support Boston’s Music Discovery Station today by donating. If you’ve never donated before, […]

Exclusive WERS interview with Chairlift

Exclusive WERS interview with Chairlift

WERS’s Ross Ketschke sat down with Patrick Wimbery and Caroline Polacheck of Chairlift before their show with M-83 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion to talk music, touring, and the lifestyle of being professional musicians! Welcome to Boston! Have you guys had a chance to explore the city at all? Caroline: Sadly no not today, […]

Analog Heart Explores Highs and Lows at Outside the Box Festival

Analog Heart Explores Highs and Lows at Outside the Box Festival

  By: Alex LaRosa   On an overcast and humid Thursday afternoon, local band Analog Heart took to the Fountain Stage at the Outside the Box festival and gradually drew a crowd with their driving, and sometimes danceable, sound. Led by singer and keyboardist Liz Bills, decked out in summery sunglasses, they began playing to […]

WERS Spends the Day at the Levitate Festival

WERS Spends the Day at the Levitate Festival

Alex LaRosa   This Saturday, the Levitate Music Festival took over the Marshfield Fairgrounds with three stages of music, dozens of vendors, and a sold-out crowd of 10,000 people. WERS was there, taking in all the sights and sounds of this event, from when the gates opened to when the Tedeschi Trucks Band played the […]

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