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Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from folk-rock legend Warren Zevon, who would have turned 66 years old today! Born in Chicago, Illinois, Warren Zevon’s love of music began with an early fascination of classical music when he became acquainted with Robert Craft and Igor Stravinsky. At age 16, shortly after his parents’ […]

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

We get it, concertgoers. It’s hot, then it’s cold, then the T is shut down five minutes before you need to be at work and life has hit its all-time low. But your depression-numbed brain has forgotten about something, friends, and we’d be insulted if you weren’t all so cute. It’s the healing power of […]

Artist of the Week: Tegan and Sara

Artist of the Week: Tegan and Sara

Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara are this week’s Artist of the Week here at WERS. Hailing from Calgary, the duo is comprised of identical twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin. Both sisters play guitar, keyboards, sing, and write the music together. Tegan and Sara began writing music together at age 15 when they […]

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from roots rocker Steve Earle in honor of his 58th birthday! Born in Virginia and raised in Texas, Steve Earle began playing guitar at age 11 and has straddled the line between rock and country ever since. His 1986 debut album Guitar Town had attracted fans of both genres, topping […]

Concert Watch: Jan 16th-19th

Concert Watch: Jan 16th-19th

Happy Wednesday, concert-goers! Whether you’re starting out a new job, a new year, or a new semester, nothing hits the spot at the end of a long day quite like live music. As per usual, we’re here to help! Here’s the rundown of the amazing shows the Boston area has to look forward to in the coming week: […]

On the Verge: Tim Gearan

On the Verge: Tim Gearan

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 Boston’s very own Tim Gearan. Singer-songwriter Tim Gearan has been a staple of the Boston music scene for over 20 years. He was raised in New York […]

WERS Presents: Reykjavik Calling

WERS Presents: Reykjavik Calling

The historic concert took the Paradise Rock Club by storm on Saturday night

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! What better way to close out the week than with some music Back on this day in 1969, Jim Morrison and a pal were living it up on a jet on their way to Phoenix to catch The Rolling Stones in concert. During the flight, however, Morrison did a little […]

On the Verge: The Dunwells

On the Verge: The Dunwells

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 British Americana/rock group The Dunwells. The Dunwells were formed by brothers Joseph and Jason Dunwell, who both learned to play guitar at an early age, as well as cousins Jonny Lamb and Rob Clayton plus longtime friend Dave […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good morning and happy belated New Year. 2013 is upon us at long last and seemingly much too fast. Here’s your weekly music history fix for your morning. Today, back in 1976, Mal Evans, a close friend of the Beatles and a former bodyguard and roadie for the group was shot to death by the […]

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