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This Week In Music History: May 26th-June 2nd

This Week In Music History: May 26th-June 2nd

As another month comes to an end, it’s time to look back at this week in music history.  It seems like music history is made every week, and this week is no different. On May 29, 1967, a small festival was held at the Tulip Bulb Auction Hall in Spalding, Lincoln, England. The cost of […]

Throwback Thursday: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Throwback Thursday: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is featuring John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival in honor of his new album, Wrote A Song For Everyone. John Fogerty is a musician and songwriter hailing from Berkeley California. He is most well known for being the lead singer and guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival. The band was […]

Concert Watch: May 30th-June 6th

Concert Watch: May 30th-June 6th

Good day, concertgoers! If you’re still recovering from the wonderment that was Boston Calling and the subsequent wonderment that will be Boston Calling 2 this September, we’ve got the perfect antidote—more music! Rebound from your rainy Memorial Day weekend in a snap with these fabulous upcoming shows: Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration, […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

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. BATHS, OBSIDIAN Electronic musician and California native, Will Wiesenfeld is better known for his stage name Baths. Wiesenfeld released his third album, Obsidian, under the […]

Boston Calling To Return in September

Boston Calling To Return in September

Nearly 20,000 music fans flocked to downtown Boston this weekend, crowding City Hall Plaza for the city’s first (mini) music festival: Boston Calling. The Saturday/Sunday festival featured fun. and The National as the headliners, but the line-up also included Dirty Projectors, Of Monsters and Men, Young the Giant, Andrew Bird, and more, with the sets […]

Artist of the Week: Jesse Dee

Artist of the Week: Jesse Dee

WERS is featuring Boston’s own Jesse Dee as our Artist of the Week! Jesse Dee was born in Boston in 1980 and raised in Arlington. He was first drawn to Soul music at the tender age of eight-years-old after hearing singers like Sam Cooke and Smokey Robinson on a local oldies radio station. This sparked […]

Arctic Monkeys Live Return

Arctic Monkeys Live Return

English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys returned to live performances with their first show of 2013 on Wednesday night. With their last gig being a short but energetic appearance at the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony last summer, the group played to a sold out crowd at Colorado’s Majestic Ventura Theatre. The band announced several […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Fun facts galore on this less-than-sunny Friday in Boston!  Music history is made every week in this city, but now let’s takes a look back and revisit our roots. On this day in 1968 the Rolling Stones released their song “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.”  Though released as a single, be sure that the track has made […]

Throwback Thursday: The Doors

Throwback Thursday: The Doors

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is featuring The Doors in memory of Ray Manzarek. The famed keyboardist and founding Doors member unfortunately passed away this week at age 74. Los Angeles based psychedelic rockers, The Doors, are known today as one of the most iconic rock bands of the 60s and 70s. The Doors formed in […]

Concert Watch: May 22nd-26th

Concert Watch: May 22nd-26th

Hey listeners! The weather is fine and the music scene this week is even finer, so let’s get right down to it. Tonight, May 22nd: Yeasayer at The Sinclair Brooklyn psych-poppers hit this relatively new venue tonight as they continue to promote 2012’s wonderful album The Fragrant World with the Converse Rubber Tracks tour in Cambridge. If […]

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