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On the Verge: Pickwick

On the Verge: Pickwick

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On the Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This weeks’ artist On The Verge, Pickwick, come all the way cross country from Seattle, Washington.  The group consists of members Garlen Disston, Garrett Parker, Michael Parker, Kory Kruckenberg, Cassady Lillston, and Alex Westcoat. […]

New Releases Tuesday: June 25th

New Releases Tuesday: June 25th

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 BOOKER T. JONES, SOUND THE ALARM This is the 10th album for four-time Grammy Award winner Booker T. Jones. Sound The Alarm showcases […]

The Boxer Rebellion Live In Studio

The Boxer Rebellion Live In Studio

  WERS Artist of the Week The Boxer Rebellion was kind enough to make their way to our studio to perform new material from their fourth studio album release, Promises, which dropped May 13th through their own record label, Absentee Recordings. Made up of American frontman Nathan Nicholson, Australian guitarist Todd Howe, and Englishmen Adam […]

The Boxer Rebellion at Sinclair

The Boxer Rebellion at Sinclair

When you explain the potpourri of backgrounds in The Boxer Rebellion, it sounds like the set-up for a really terrible joke: a Nashville-native, two Englishmen, and an Australian walk into a bar… Of course, there’s no punch line to this unless “and blow the audience away with carefully crafted songs that sound like a mishmash […]

Arcade Fire Announce New Album Release Date

Arcade Fire Announce New Album Release Date

Fans of Arcade Fire, rejoice! The long awaited follow-up to 2010’s The Suburbs is finally tangible. Amidst months of shadowy rumors and speculation about the band’s latest recordings, some major, concrete news has emerged: the official release date for the next album is September 9th, 2013. The new release falls a little over the three […]

Artist of the Week: The Boxer Rebellion

Artist of the Week: The Boxer Rebellion

WERS is featuring international Alternative-Rock group The Boxer Rebellion as our Artist of the Week! Not to be confused with the 19th century Chinese uprising, the Boxer Rebellion formed in 2002 when frontman Nathan Nicholson, an American student in England at the time, met Australian guitarist Todd Howe and Englishmen Piers Hewitt and Adam Harrison. […]

Joy Formidable at House of Blues

Joy Formidable at House of Blues

Rock music can, unfortunately, seem like a boys club at times. However, there will always be a proper hope for female musicians looking for heroes, whether it be in legends like Carrie Brownstein and Kim Gordon or in the hands of newer musicians, such as the Haim sisters or Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan of The Joy […]

Kopecky Family Band Live In Studio

The Kopecky Family Band are not a traditional family band, in the sense that all of the members (or at least some of the members) are related. Instead, they take on the term “family band” in a more broader and all encompassing sense. Their websites states that they are “…a family bound by the miles […]

Balto at Wormwood Park

Balto at Wormwood Park

Brewery Sessions brings together quite the attentive group to Wormwood Park for some acoustic sessions and a good beer. This night brought Portland’s Balto to the little greenery amongst the industrial Boston Harbor. Balto offered material from October’s Road and their most recent album, Monuments, for some nostalgia and wishing. Playing folk-based music, the band […]

The Wallflowers and Counting Crows

The Wallflowers and Counting Crows

It seems that no matter how rainy the day, there’s always a beautiful sunset in the seaport area by the Bank of America Pavilion. This was no different for The Wallflowers’ and Counting Crows’ show there earlier this week. The sea breeze floated through the air as Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers took the stage […]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit […]

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