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Concert Watch: July 31st-August 1st

Concert Watch: July 31st-August 1st

Hello, concert-goers! Even as the summer begins to cool, that doesn’t scare wonderful music away from the city that sometimes (almost always) sleeps after 2AM, or earlier if you’re trying to catch the T. I mean, you could pay for a cab, but really? What dive bar is worth it? Take it from me and save your pennies […]

Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Collaborations In Works

Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Collaborations In Works

Back in 1983, the King of Pop and one of the most legendary rock and roll frontmen, Freddie Mercury, recorded three songs together in Michael Jackson’s home studio. Unfortunately, the two had a falling out and the tracks have been unreleased since then. In Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury, Mercury is quoted saying, […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 30

New Releases Tuesday: July 30

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. ALELA DIANE, ABOUT FAREWELL About Farewell is the fifth album from Portland-based singer and songwriter Alela Diane. This album is more stripped down […]

The Civil Wars Will Release New Album

The Civil Wars Will Release New Album

It seemed like things were going swimmingly for country duo The Civil Wars—skyrocketing to fame, winning three Grammys, collaborating with the likes of Taylor Swift—and all coming from their debut album, Barton Hallow. The critically-acclaimed release, which featured the Southern rock stylings of guitarist/vocalist John Paul White and the aching, impressive vocals of Californian Joy […]

Artist of the Week: Jason Isbell

Artist of the Week: Jason Isbell

WERS is featuring Alabama-based singer-songwriter Jason Isbell as our Artist of the Week! Jason Isbell first played music professionally as a member of Drive-By Truckers in 2001. Over the next six years Isbell recorded three albums with Drive-By Truckers including Decoration Day (2003), of which he wrote the title track. Then, in April 2007, Isbell officially […]

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This has been another truly gigantic week in music history!  Check out the most major happenings below. On July 24th, 1969 a musical bond that would last off and on for generations was formed.  On this day, Neil Young performed with Crosby, Stills, and Nash for the first time ever at The Fillmore East in […]

Phish Announce Fall Tour

Phish Announce Fall Tour

Phish are currently on an extensive summer tour to celebrate their 30 year anniversary and now they have added on 12 dates in October and early November. The band will have about a month break between the end of the summer tour (September 1st) and the beginning of the fall tour (October 18th). Perhaps this […]

Throwback Thrusday: Robert Plant

Throwback Thrusday: Robert Plant

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of Robert Plant in honor of his upcoming show tonight at the Bank of America Pavilion with Phosphorescent. Robert Plant was born in West Bronmwich, England in August of 1948 and showed an interest in rock and roll from a very early age. Plant said […]

New Cut Copy Single Revealed at Pitchfork Music Festival

New Cut Copy Single Revealed at Pitchfork Music Festival

Something is amiss in the Cut Copy camp. After capturing the attention of the indie dance world with 2008’s In Ghost Colours, the Australian band raised their worldwide profile with their Fleetwood Mac and Grace Jones inspired follow up, Zonoscope. Nowadays, they’re prone to changing their Facebook and Twitter profile pictures to blank images while […]

Concert Watch: July 24th-25th

Concert Watch: July 24th-25th

To take the edge off your post-festival blues, dear concert-goers, this week’s lineup is all over the place and full of two-for-one deals that will get you to the weekend. From brand new Prog Rock to old school throwbacks, here is the week in live music at your fingertips. Tonight – Imagine Dragons w/ The […]

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