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Alanis Morissette’s Music Brought to Broadway

Alanis Morissette’s Music Brought to Broadway

Alanis Morissette is the latest of a string of popular musicians, such as Green Day and The Four Seasons, to transition onto the Broadway stage over the past decade. Her landmark debut album, Jagged Little Pill, will act as the basis for a new musical that will be produced by Broadway veterans Vivek J. Tiwary […]

Paul Simon and Sting Announce 2014 Tour

Paul Simon and Sting Announce 2014 Tour

If you have ever wanted to hear Sting sing “You Can Call Me Al” or Paul Simon cry out “Roxanne,” you just might get your chance next year. Paul Simon and Sting have announced they will be touring North America together in early 2014. Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together will cross the country […]

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Debuts at #1

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Debuts at #1

Arcade Fire’s new album Reflektor was released on October 29, 2013 and has already debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. In it’s first week, Reflektor sold 140,000 copies. This marks the second number one album for Arcade Fire, following a close second to their album The Suburbs in 2010, which sold 156,000 copies in its first week. […]

Throwback Thursday: Joni Mitchell

Throwback Thursday: Joni Mitchell

This week for Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of Joni Mitchell in honor of her 71st birthday! Joni Mitchell was born on November 7th, 1943 in Alberta, Canada. Her family moved to Saskatchewan and Mitchell was struck with polio. Beating the odds she recovered and began to sing and teach herself to play […]

Concert Watch: November 8-11

Concert Watch: November 8-11

Baseball season is over and Boston came out on top! Wooooo! But with the World Series wrapped up there are still plenty more exciting happenings in Boston, including a couple sold out concerts, so consider yourself lucky if you managed to grab a ticket to any of these: Friday, November 8 – Kate Nash @ […]

Win Kate Nash Tickets!

Win Kate Nash Tickets!

88-9 WERS is proud to debut our new “Boston Sessions” series, this Friday afternoon featuring Kate Nash at the Red Room at Club 939 (located at 939 Boylston St., Boston) at 3:30 PM! “Boston Sessions” is a new interview/ live performance radio and web broadcast show showcasing some of the best talent and most interesting […]

The Strokes Frontman May Possibly Tour

The Strokes Frontman May Possibly Tour

Despite releasing an album this year (the falsetto filled, 80s-inspired Comedown Machine), it has been a relatively quiet year for The Strokes. There was no tour behind the album and almost zero press as well. In fact, the most we heard out of any of The Strokes was via Har Mar Superstar’s podcast in which […]

Arctic Monkeys Announce US Tour

Arctic Monkeys Announce US Tour

Earlier today, Arctic Monkeys released the dates and locations of their new and upcoming 2014 US tour. As we speak, the band is in the midst of their European tour and will wrap up the year with a sweep of the west coast. Their 2014 tour visits the east and makes a very special headlining […]

New Release Tuesday : November 5th

New Release Tuesday : November 5th

In a week of reissues and extended editions, some cream rose to the top in this week’s new releases as the dust from Reflektor settles, topping the sales charts last week according to Soundscan. Let’s let it rip! M.I.A., Matangi Along with fellow rapper Eminem, eternal provocateur M.I.A. released her fourth album Matangi this past week to rave reviews […]

Artist of the Week: CHRVCHES

Artist of the Week: CHRVCHES

WERS is proud to announce Scottish indie-synth rockers CHVRCHES as our Artist of the Week! Frontwoman Lauren Mayberry always had music in the back of her mind, playing drums and piano since she was a teenager and played in local bands throughout her college career, but first opted for a four-year law degree and a […]

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