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On the Verge: Blind Pilot

Blind Pilot’s first tour in 2008 was entirely on bicycle. Lead singer and guitarist Israel Nebeker, and drummer Ryan Dobrowski, launched the tour in Washington, and finished in San Diego. They pulled their instruments behind them the entire way inbike trailers that they designed themselves. “Neither of us had ever done a bike tour before, [...]

St. Vincent Live In Studio

Dressed in all black, Annie Clark, who goes by the stage name of St. Vincent, arrived at the WERS studio lively and friendly this Friday. Her new album Strange Mercy was just released two months ago, filled with electronic fuzz and powerful guitar that twists the traditional music style to really demonstrate why she’s considered [...]

G Love Live In Studio

G Love Live In Studio

For a band that’s been around since 1992, G. Love & Special Sauce are always more youthful than you would expect. So when frontman Garrett Dutton, or G. Love, stopped by WERS for a solo performance, it came as no surprise that he still brought the lighthearted vibes and summer songs they’re known for even [...]

Dawes Live In Studio

Dawes Live In Studio

Los Angeles based folk-rock band, Dawes, rocked the Royale last night with screeching guitar solos and floor pounding percussion. They co-headlined with Blitzen Trapper, playing many of the tracks off their sophomore release, Nothing Is Wrong. But before setting fire to the stage, Dawes made a stop at the WERS studio for a live acoustic [...]

On the Verge: Givers

On the Verge: Givers

Upon being asked to jump intotheir first song, the band broke into the airy and playlist ready song “Up Up Up”, a heartening tune that offers any potentially weary listeners the chance to tap their toes during melancholy times, rather than bite their nails through the grief. The singer, various instrument percussionist, ukulele player, and [...]

WERS Exclusive: Life is Good Festival 2011

WERS Exclusive: Life is Good Festival 2011

Saturday The day begins early on Saturday, when the WERS crew rolls into the Life Is Good parking lot, September 24th in the year 2011. The festival ground is quiet and empty in the overcast morning, the weather is warm, and the air is thick with humidity and expectation as time ticks away towards the [...]

Ryan Montbleau Band In Studio

Ryan Montbleau Band In Studio

Ryan Montbleau and his band came by the WERS studio yesterday to share a couple words and songs with the station

Cast of Rent Live In Studio

Cast of Rent Live In Studio

  Boston's New Repertory Theater is currently showing its production of the groundbreaking rock opera Rent, marking the fifteenth anniversary of the original Broadway production's debut.

WERS Exclusive: Newport Folk Festival 2011

WERS Exclusive: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Newport Folk Festival started bright and early for WERS staffers, who spent the event handing out WERS gear, introducing major acts like Mavis Staples and Delta Spirit, photographing groups as they played, and chatting up artists. While all of the artists had what it took to even get an invite to the historic festival (its [...]

Sondre Lerche Live In Studio

Sondre Lerche Live In Studio

        Just hours before he was slated to be onstage at the Paradise Rock Club, the effortlessly charming singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche dropped by the WERS studios to perform three new songs from his upcoming album. The soft-spoken, pool-blue-eyed Lerche appeared laid-back, the kind of person who would look at home strumming away [...]

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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