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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 […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 23

New Releases Tuesday: July 23

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROES, EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROES This is the third album release for Edward Sharpe & the […]

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s “Right Action” Music Video

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s “Right Action” Music Video

Glasgow-rockers Franz Ferdinand have captured the hearts of indie fans all over the world since 2004’s self-titled debut LP. Between that and the two CDs that followed, with hits such as “Take Me Out,” “Do You Want To,” and “No You Girls,” Franz Ferdinand have established themselves as bonafide indie rock stars. It’s been four […]

Artist of the Week: Mikal Cronin

Artist of the Week: Mikal Cronin

WERS is featuring Garage Rock Singer-Songwriter Mikal Cronin as our Artist of the Week! Since 2005 Mikal Cronin has played in such San Fransico Garage Rock bands as Epsilons, Moonhearts, Okie Dokie and Party Fowl. Cronin has also worked with Ty Segall on numerous occasions, including various live tours and on the collaborative 2009 album Reverse […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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