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Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. [...]

Mazzy Star Live at The Paradise

Reunions can be a tricky thing. Finally, after ten years away, the band you loved in college is back! On one hand, you have the bands that are significantly older… and not as good… and it kind of feels like a big cash grab in order to fund their impending retirement. BUT, luckily for music [...]

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Hope you enjoyed filling up on turkey and stuffing last week. Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit, including the music lovers here at WERS and out there in Boston! Thursday, December 5 – MGMT @ Orpheum Theatre Five years after their debut Oracular Spectacular, featuring infectious gold and [...]

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

Halt, before you inset your standby Christmas playlist into the ol’ CD player– don’t believe what the top 50 lists are telling you, 2013 isn’t finished! Here’s the rundown of new music for the week. Black Flag, What The… After thirty years off, the groundbreaking group and Henry Rollins machine Black Flag is back with their [...]

On the Verge: San Cisco

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 four piece indie-pop band San Cisco! Contrary to what you may think, San Cisco is not from San Francisco, but from Australia. As the band says, they [...]

Artist of the Week: MGMT

Artist of the Week: MGMT

MGMT released their third album, their first self-titled effort, this past fall and are currently touring the U.S. with a date in Boston this Thursday at the Orpheum! We are so thrilled to announce them as their Artist of the Week here at WERS. With roots right here in New England, founding members Andrew VanWyngarden [...]

“Mechanical Bull” by Kings of Leon

“Mechanical Bull” by Kings of Leon

Find out why “Mechanical Bull” by Kings of Leon is our Album of the Month

Temples Live at Great Scott

Temples Live at Great Scott

For music fans, the city of Liverpool instantly conjures images of THAT band. You know them… They had the hair and the mustaches and made those albums that defined modern western music and wrote about a yellow submarine and Strawberry Fields… Anyway, THAT band played a pretty key-role in the psychedelia scene in the sixties [...]

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Brooklyn based folk-rock trio The Lone Bellow came to the Paradise Rock Club in Brighton this past Wednesday. Their stop in Boston is just one on a nearly continuous string of gigs since their self-titled debut albums release in January 2013. They played all the tracks from the album, along with a few new [...]

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

The Foo Fighters are officially back from their rather short-lived hiatus, which the band announced in September of 2012. The band is now back in full swing with rehearsals for their comeback gig at the 55,000-capacity Foro Sol stadium in Mexico City on December 13th. The National, who will be wrapping up their U.S. Tour [...]

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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