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The Walkmen on Indefinite Hiatus

The Walkmen on Indefinite Hiatus

As of this week, The Walkmen are officially on a “pretty extreme hiatus” according to the band’s interview with The Washington Post last week. The Walkmen have been active for fourteen years and have released seven well received studio albums, yet bassist/organist Peter Bauer revealed that none of the band members “wanted to make another […]

Lana Del Rey Makes Short Film

  Since her breakout 2012 album Born To Die, I think most of us probably think of Lana Del Rey as “that girl who collaborates a lot with H&M” or “she did that song for Gatsby, right?” In other words, she’s kind of stepped off of the scene for a little while — until recently with […]

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. […]

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Hope you enjoyed filling up on turkey and stuffing last week. Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit, including the music lovers here at WERS and out there in Boston! Thursday, December 5 – MGMT @ Orpheum Theatre Five years after their debut Oracular Spectacular, featuring infectious gold and […]

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

Halt, before you inset your standby Christmas playlist into the ol’ CD player– don’t believe what the top 50 lists are telling you, 2013 isn’t finished! Here’s the rundown of new music for the week. Black Flag, What The… After thirty years off, the groundbreaking group and Henry Rollins machine Black Flag is back with their […]

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Brooklyn based folk-rock trio The Lone Bellow came to the Paradise Rock Club in Brighton this past Wednesday. Their stop in Boston is just one on a nearly continuous string of gigs since their self-titled debut albums release in January 2013. They played all the tracks from the album, along with a few new […]

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

The Foo Fighters are officially back from their rather short-lived hiatus, which the band announced in September of 2012. The band is now back in full swing with rehearsals for their comeback gig at the 55,000-capacity Foro Sol stadium in Mexico City on December 13th. The National, who will be wrapping up their U.S. Tour […]

Bob Dylan Releases Interactive Music Video

Bob Dylan Releases Interactive Music Video

If you ever wanted to see an official music video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”–-or if you wanted to see sixteen different ones at once–-your dream is now a reality. The video, which first appeared on Dylan’s website Tuesday, allows viewers to flip through sixteen different channels of a virtual TV. The channels […]

Axl Rose’s Ex-wife Selling Memorabilia

Axl Rose’s Ex-wife Selling Memorabilia

Axl Rose, the lead singer of the band Guns N’ Roses, dated Erin Everly in the 1980s before marrying her in April of 1990. Their marriage was tumultuous to say the least, and quite ephemeral, only lasting a couple months. The couple had the marriage annulled in January 1991 (which is still better than Kim […]

Enter to Win Free Ticket Friday Shows

Enter to Win Free Ticket Friday Shows

Do you love live music? Become a member of WERS and you can enter to win free tickets to concerts in the area every Friday! Check back here to see who we’re giving away tickets to. To enter to win tickets, click here. If you liked this, check out: HAIM Announce Tour Dates Third Man […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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