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Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

The WERS Artist Of The Week is the Scottish rock band, Frightened Rabbit.  The band just released a brand new EP called State Hospital and will be playing in Boston this Saturday night, October 6th at The Brighton Music Hall. Frightened Rabbit formed back in 2003 and is made up of Scott Hutchinson on lead […]

Artist Of The Week: Bell X1

Artist Of The Week: Bell X1

The WERS Artist Of The Week is Irish indie-rock band, Bell X1! Earlier this year the band released Field Recordings, a 2 disc collection of live and acoustic tracks from their 2010 world tour. Bell X1 formed from the ashes of the Irish band, Juniper, which featured Bell X1 members Paul Noonan and Dominic Phillips along with singer […]

Artist Of The Week: Van Morrison

Artist Of The Week: Van Morrison

Every week, WERS picks one artist to highlight as our Artist of The Week, and this week we have chosen the Belfast, Northern Ireland-born singer-songwriter, Van Morrison. Morrison will be releasing his 34th studio record, Born To Sing: No Plan B, on October 2nd. Morrison got his musical start when he joined the band Them. Them had several […]

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 […]

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 […]

Artist of the Week: Mumford & Sons

Artist of the Week: Mumford & Sons

The WERS Artist of the Week is Mumford & Sons! The London-based folk rock group released their first album in late 2009 and ever since then their popularity has grown and grown. The group’s profile is sure to explode even more come this Fall as they are set to release their sophomore LP, Babel. Mumford […]

Artist Of The Week: Real Estate

Artist Of The Week: Real Estate

Each week WERS highlights an artist we love as our Artist of the Week. This week we’ve picked the indie-rock group hailing from Ridgewood, New Jersey, Real Estate! Real Estate was formed back in 2008 by Martin Courtney (vocals, guitars), Matt Mondanile (also of Ducktails on guitars), Alex Bleeker (bass), and Etienne Pierre Duguay (drums). […]

Artist Of The Week: The Head and the Heart

Artist Of The Week: The Head and the Heart

Every week, WERS highlights an artist we love in our Artist of the Week series. This week we have picked Seattle-based The Head and the Heart! After their fantastic live set at WERS last week, as well as an amazing performance at the Newport Folk Festival, we can’t stop listening. The Head and the Heart have achieved […]

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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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