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Grandmaster Flash: “The Message”

Grandmaster Flash: “The Message”

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even […]

Discover: “Walk The Moon”

Discover: “Walk The Moon”

January’s Album of the Month is the self-titled release from Cincinnati-based rockers Walk The Moon. Walk the Moon’s self-titled debut on RCA Records was released this past June, so its christening as Album of the Month for this month isn’t exactly timely. Furthermore, as any WTM devotee will gladly point out, many of the songs […]

Live Music Week 2013

Live Music Week 2013

Live Music Week 2013 is coming, March 16-24! Stay tuned to 88.9 and wers.org for more details!  

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

This week for Throwback Thursday, we are featuring folk rocker Shawn Colvin. Colvin is an American singer-songwriter who you might recognize from her hit “All Fall Down” that regularly graces the WERS airwaves. She is best well known for her 1997 single “Sunny Came Home” that landed her not only a Grammy Award nomination – […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Earlier this week the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officially announced next year’s inductees. The list includes Progressive Rock pioneers Rush, female Classic Rock duo Heart, “You’ve Got A Friend in Me” singer Randy Newman, and Blues guitarist Albert King. They all managed to stand out among an impressive array of nominees that also […]

Music For The Independent Mind: Vol. 7

Music For The Independent Mind: Vol. 7

The Nov. Album of the Month is WERS’s Music For the Independent Mind: Vol. 7

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating Bonnie Raitt’s birthday with a set of her music. Active since the 1970′s, Bonnie Raitt has been an icon for quite some time.  The early parts of her career are characterized by a roots influenced sound that was heavily acclaimed, if not widely popular.  That changed in the […]

Joe Kennedy III sweeps congressional election

Joe Kennedy III, 32, is returning the Kennedy dynasty to Washington after winning the District 4′s open cnogressional seat, vacated by retiring Rep. Barney Frank. Kennedy is an assistant prosecutor, former Peace Corps volunteer and grandson of former Sen. Robert Kennedy .Kennedy beat Republican Sean Bielat 61 percent to 36 percent with 80 percent of precincts […]

27 students killed in Nigeria

27 students killed in Nigeria

By Ashlyn Lillibridge Attackers have killed twenty-seven men near colleges in Nigeria in a second violent act on Tuesday. The attack occurred overnight just outside Federal Polytechnic Mubi’s campus in the town Mubi in Adamawa State. Students Affairs Officer Mohammed Baba Karewa closed the school Tuesday. “The crisis in Mubi is suspected to have been […]

Jump Into Ireland Drawing

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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