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Belle and Sebastian Live at the Pavillion

Belle and Sebastian Live at the Pavillion

It’s hard to listen to a Belle and Sebastian song without hearing it echo through the terrible plastic headphones I used to team up with an aging Walkman in high school (iPods are expensive on a snack bar employee salary), and holding a ticket that included the Scottish indie legends of yore in addition to Hoboken noise […]

Concert Watch: July 10th-11th

Concert Watch: July 10th-11th

Concert Watch: July 10-11th Happy Wednesday, concert lovers! Boston’s coming alive with a number of festivals and open-air events in the coming weeks, but what to do while you’re waiting for the excitement to commence? It’s not too late to get your last minute tickets to a few wonderful shows coming through the area in the […]

On the Verge: Eric Leva

On the Verge: Eric Leva

Twenty-year old Eric Leva, student of both the New England Conservatory of Music and Berklee, stopped by the WERS studios to perform two new songs. For over a decade, Leva has pushed himself musically, learning how to play the piano at the age of eight, and has slowly evolved into a healthy pop songwriter. However, […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 9th

New Releases Tuesday: July 9th

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. BECK, I Won’t Be Long Earlier this week, Beck released a brand new single and today it will be available for digital download […]

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 & […]

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