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Pearl Jam Announce North America Tour

Pearl Jam Announce North America Tour

After a strange countdown appeared on the famed Pearl Jam’s website at the very beginning of this month, fans were left to wonder what the ticking numbers meant. The general consensus was that it would be some sort of huge announcement—and it was. A little less than a week after the clock was posted, it […]

The Mowgli’s Live at Brighton

The Mowgli’s Live at Brighton

With a psychedelic drum set, some incense, and a playfully jazzy keyboard rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” during sound check, the tone of the evening was set well before the Mowgli’s took the stage. The Mowgli’s have been through Boston before with bands like Family of the Year and Youngblood Hawke, but this was their […]

Artist of the Week: Camera Obscura

Artist of the Week: Camera Obscura

WERS is featuring Scottish Indie-Pop group Camera Obscura as our Artist of the Week! Originally conceived as a trio in 1996, Camera Obscura eventually swelled into a six-member group by the time they released their debut album, Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi, in 2001. The album helped them make a big splash in the Indie-Music scene thanks in […]

Cayucas at Great Scott

Cayucas at Great Scott

West Coast, meet East Coast. East Coast, meet West Coast. Summer started off relatively cool in Boston, but California natives Cayucas prompted a surge in the weather when the five musicians came to Boston to perform at Great Scott. Seventy degree breezes were cranked up to high nineties. The result was extracted  happiness thanks to […]

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

Happy holiday weekend! Though this week mostly goes down in history because of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, that doesn’t mean music stopped making history! And who knows, maybe Ben Franklin picked up a guitar and starting shredding with Thomas Jefferson on vocals after they signed the document.  Declaring a country’s independence is […]

Throwback Thursday: Independence Day

Throwback Thursday: Independence Day

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of patriotic songs from Woody Guthrie, the Violent Femmes, Don McLean, and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in honor of independence day. “American Girl” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers This is the second single off of the self-titled debut album for Tom Petty & […]

Concert Watch: July 3rd–6th

Concert Watch: July 3rd–6th

Concertgoers, it’s time to celebrate the fact that you’re not British! Boo! They eat healthier food than us, usually! The worst! Grill up those hot dogs and forget your troubles this week with the upcoming concert forecast, which is sunny as it gets. Tonight – Cayucas @ Great Scott If this Santa Monica indie pop […]

New HAERTS Music Video

  HAERTS–Brooklyn-based quintet by way of England, Germany, and the United States, and who just opened up for Fitz & the Tantrums for their New York and Boston dates–released a music video for their song “All the Days”. The band consists of singer Nini Fabi, keyboardist Ben Bebert, guitarist Gerrett Lenner, bassist Derek McWilliams, and […]

On the Verge: Nora Jane Struthers

On the Verge: Nora Jane Struthers

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 week’s artist On The Verge is Americana singer-songwriter Nora Jane Struthers.  Struthers is featured today along with her band The Party Line while working off her second album Carnival, which was released this […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 2

New Releases Tuesday: July 2

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 PRETTY LIGHTS, A COLOR MAP OF THE SUN This is the fourth studio album for Derek Smith, better known as Pretty Lights. This […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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