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One Gift, Double The Impact.

One Gift, Double The Impact.

Through the holidays and up until the start of 2017 WERS is partnering with Rosie’s Place to double the impact of your donation.  That’s right – one gift, double the impact. That’s our holiday tradition here at WERS.  For every $500 raised during our annual Community Service Fundraiser starting Giving Tuesday, we will “play” it […]

You’re Invited!

You’re Invited!

Join us for great food, music, and a ton of fun during the WERS ugly sweater party! We will have a door prizes and a special prize for the ugliest sweater! Music by Air Traffic Controller! Follow the link below for more information and tickets!!! Sign Up Here!

Porter Robinson | Madeon: Shelter Tour Review

Porter Robinson | Madeon: Shelter Tour Review

  By Gabriela Mancuso & Erin Jean Hussey The Boston leg of Porter Robinson and Madeon’s Shelter tour at the Orpheum Theater could be characterized as otherworldly.  Robinson differentiated himself in the electronic dance community in 2014 with his melodic and wistfully beautiful sounds on Worlds. Hugo Pierre, known by his stage name Madeon, released […]

Favorite Discoveries of 2016

Favorite Discoveries of 2016

  By : Alex LaRosa   As you’ve probably heard time and time again, WERS is Boston’s “Music Discovery” station. We try our hardest to find new songs from artists that you might not have heard of, and then give them a chance to make their mark on music by putting their songs on the […]

Getting Inside

Getting Inside

 By: Phillip Jones There’s much more than meets the eye to WERS. Of course, we’re talking about a radio station here, so there isn’t all that much you DO see anyway. Probably just the logo and our website. Maybe you live in Boston and can walk past the station to see our lovely control room, […]

My Favorite Venues

My Favorite Venues

By Ross Ketschke I have lived in Boston for just about three years, and my absolute favorite thing about this amazing city is the vibrant music scene. Here’s a rundown of my five favorite places to see a show in the Boston area. Great Scott A venue that truly embodies Boston’s historic punk rock scene, […]

From Headphones to Headliners: Analyzing the Success of Self Taught Musicians

From Headphones to Headliners: Analyzing the Success of Self Taught Musicians

By Suzie Hicks I’ve been trying to teach myself how to play the piano for about 6 years now, and I am still a few notes away from perfecting Jingle Bells. I actually wrote my college essay about my lack of musical skills but my undying appreciation for it nonetheless. So, I decided to dedicate […]

The 1975 at the Mohegan Sun Arena

The 1975 at the Mohegan Sun Arena

  BY JESSICA BRAUNSTEIN For any The 1975 fan, it’s hard to put the experience of seeing the band live into words. The shows are always so full of energy, excitement, and love, and last night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut was no exception. The night kicked off at 8:00pm, when the opening […]

Seu Jorge Pays Homage, Bends Genres at Bowie Tribute

Seu Jorge Pays Homage, Bends Genres at Bowie Tribute

  By : Sofia Barrett and Alex LaRosa   How does one pay tribute to a musical legend on the level of the one and only David Bowie? While translating his songs into another language and re-interpreting them for a solo acoustic guitar might not immediately come to mind, Seu Jorge took the stage at […]

Foy Vance Surprises Fans at the Sinclair

Foy Vance Surprises Fans at the Sinclair

“I like coming to Boston, always have. Feels like a homecoming, usually everyone is Irish and drunk,” exclaimed Foy Vance three songs into his hour and thirty-minute-long set, much to the delight of the crowd. This was one of many jokes he was to tell throughout the night, each used to segue into one song […]

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