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The Raconteurs to Release New Music

The Raconteurs to Release New Music

Third Man Records has announced new music from both Jack White’s Dead Weather and The Raconteurs. They will be released through the new Vault package, which is a subscription that includes a 7-inch single from The Dead Weather, the blues group act that consists of the Kills’ Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita, and Jack Lawrence. The […]

This Week in Music History: Oct. 9 – Oct. 11

This Week in Music History: Oct. 9 – Oct. 11

In this week in music history, one of the biggest bands ever was formed, and two of rock’s greatest heroes were born. On October 11th, 1990, Nirvana performed with drummer Dave Grohl for the first time at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, Washington. The orinigal drummer was Bob McFadden, only for a month, […]

Death Cab For Cutie Working on Eighth Album

Death Cab For Cutie Working on Eighth Album

According to a group of pictures posted on Instagram on Thursday, Death Cab for Cutie is officially working on their eighth album. The photos featured a line of guitars and basses, shots of amps, and an over-the-shoulder shot of Death Cab’s lead singer, Ben Gibbard. Having recently closed the curtains on The Postal Service reunion […]

Imagine Dragons Plan for 2014

Imagine Dragons Plan for 2014

Alternative rock band Imagine Dragons has a busy 2014 ahead of it–one that includes a nation-wide arena tour as well as the making of a new album. The Into the Night tour will start February 8, 2014 in Boise and finish up on March 15 in Denver. The tour includes stops at the Mohegan Sun […]

Lorde Most Streamed Spotify Debut

Lorde Most Streamed Spotify Debut

It’s almost impossible to walk into any public restaurant or retail store and not hear Lorde’s “Royals” blasting on the playlist at some point. It’s almost as impossible as getting the “gold teeth, Grey Goose, tripping in the bathroom…” melody out of your head after hearing the song. For such a young artist, she really […]

Paul McCartney Debuts New Songs at Queens High School

Paul McCartney Debuts New Songs at Queens High School

Yesterday, Sir McCartney graced the stage in front of 400 students at Frank Sinatra School for the Arts (a performing arts high school in Astoria, Queens) for a surprise performance. The former Beatles/Wings/solo mastermind said in his lovably endearing voice, “This beats going to class.” McCartney and his phenomenal band played 13 songs (setlist below) […]

Throwback Thursday: John Lennon

Throwback Thursday: John Lennon

This week for Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of John Lennon in honor of what would have been his 73rd birthday. John Lennon was born on October 9th in Liverpool, England to mother Julia and father Alfred. John Lennon spent most of his childhood living with his aunt and uncle in a small […]

Broken Bells Working on Second Album

Broken Bells Working on Second Album

What do you get when you take The Shins’ lead singer, James Mercer, and pair it with mastermind Brian Burton, more commonly known as Danger Mouse? Broken Bells! This Grammy-nominated alternative duo is finally coming out with their second full length album this January. Titled After the Disco, Broken Bells has only released one full […]

Concert Watch: Oct. 9 – Oct. 12

Concert Watch: Oct. 9 – Oct. 12

The government might still be shut down, but Boston’s concert scene is as active as ever! You will not believe who’s coming into town this week: Wednesday, October 9 – Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck @ Wang Theatre The first of this week’s shows stars a pair of legends! Brian Wilson was the mastermind behind […]

Jesus and Mary Chain Releasing Box Set

Jesus and Mary Chain Releasing Box Set

When the Jesus and Mary Chain first started up back in the 80s, to say they were an unpredictable band was an understatement. Their music, loud and noisy, threw together sludgy, Stooges-esque guitar playing with the sweet melodies of 60s girl groups in a way that was unheard of. Their shows, that would sometimes barely […]

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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