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Artist Of The Week: Bonnie Raitt

Artist Of The Week: Bonnie Raitt

The WERS Artist Of The Week is singer-songwriter and guitar player, Bonnie Raitt! Earlier this year Raitt released her sixteenth studio album (and first in nearly 7 years), Slipstream. WERS loves Slipstream so much that we have picked it as our Album Of The Month for August! Raitt grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York and […]

Revolutions: Call to Local DJs!

Revolutions: Call to Local DJs!

Hey, Revolutions listeners! For years, listeners have turned to Revo and WERS for the latest and greatest from the electronic music scene, and we’re excited to announce a new local initiative for the fall. If you or someone you know is a DJ from Boston and beyond, we want to hear from you! Beginning in […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Cheers, happy Friday, and TGIF! As I’m just getting back from Florida, at least I know it will be for me. But for those of you who worked all week and stuck it out through the waning days of summer, I salute you. And here’s your weekly fix of music history to show my appreciation […]

Throwback Thursday: “A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac”

Throwback Thursday:  “A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’ll be playing a few tracks from the recently released Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac. Produced by the same team as last year’s excellent Rave On Buddy Holly, this new tribute album is just as inspired.  It features some truly beautiful moments, such as […]

Alanis Morissette Gives Preview Performance of New Album

Alanis Morissette Gives Preview Performance of New Album

With growing anticipation of a new album, Havoc and Bright Lights, due out August 28th, Alanis Morissette previewed some of the songs for a special, lucky crowd of a few hundred people on Monday night, according to Rolling Stone. Morissette started recording the album last October, and the first single, “Guardian”, was released this past […]

Concert Watch: August 24-26, 2012

Concert Watch: August 24-26, 2012

Concert Watch! This weekend: August 24-26, 2012 Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th GRACE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS, TIM MCGRAW, KENNY CHESNEY—GILLETTE STADIUM On both Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will be performing at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. They are currently touring to promote their new record, […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Ariel Pink, Mature Themes – Ariel Pink is, without a doubt, one of the strangest songwriters currently working. He recorded alone for years, singing into a cassette recorder in his basement, before being discovered by Animal Collective and signed to their label in 2004. His 2010 release “Before Today” was his breakthrough, with pop melodies […]

Artist of the Week: The Avett Brothers

Artist of the Week: The Avett Brothers

This week’s WERS Artist Of The Week is the North Carolina based folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers, who are set to release a brand new album, The Carpenter, on September 11, 2012. The earliest incarnation of the The Avett Brothers was a band called Nemo, which was formed by brothers Seth and Scott Avett back […]

Lana Del Rey to Model For H&M

Lana Del Rey to Model For H&M

While popular and financially successful, Lana Del Rey is far from universally acclaimed. The singer has often been criticized for her weak live singing but has already made the next move in becoming an icon, modeling for the H&M Fall line. Modeling seems like a natural move for Lana considering the inspiration she takes from […]

Dirty Projectors to Release Short Film in September

Dirty Projectors to Release Short Film in September

In conjunction with the recent release of their album Swing Lo Magellan, which (if you haven’t listened yet) is phenomenal, Dirty Projectors are releasing a short film titled Hi Custodian. According to Pitchfork, who is promoting the release, this is the gist of what the film will be: Hi Custodian was filmed over the course of […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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