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Mikal Cronin at Great Scott

Mikal Cronin at Great Scott

A stormy Monday turned into a clear skies for Mikal Cronin’s show at Great Scott in Allston, MA this Monday. It was an eventful night, with local artists manning a few tables, the Bruins giving a playoff beat-down to the Blackhawks, and free cupcakes, popsicles, and Capri Suns lining the bar. The sold out show [...]

Dave Matthews Band at Comcast Center

Dave Matthews Band at Comcast Center

Dave Matthews Band returned to Mansfield, MA this past weekend for a two night stand at the Comcast Center. Few places are as lively as the massive Comcast Center parking lot before a Dave Matthews Band concert. The slabs of asphalt are packed tight not only by cars, but by tents, lawn chairs, and grills. [...]

The Postal Service at Pavilion

The Postal Service at Pavilion

In 2003, The Postal Service gave us Give Up, but ten years later, the band found their fans holding the classic album up as something still so relevant. As a crowd of people who have grown with the album, The Postal Service made for a truly special night. The setlist of the show was predictable, [...]

Best Coast at the Royale

Best Coast at the Royale

Let’s kick this bad boy off with a bold statement: Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast is the Jennifer Lawrence of front women. I realize this could potentially be a confusing proclamation for those who have somehow missed the J-Law craze that has swept our nation (see: Vice’s article titled “What Do Hate Groups Think Of [...]

NonComm: Our Top 5 Discoveries

NonComm: Our Top 5 Discoveries

WERS had a fabulous time at the NonCommvention in Philadelphia! Now that the convention has come to a close, WERS has picked our Top 5 NonComm Discoveries for 2013! Take a look below. 1) Homemade Jamz Blues Band The Homemade Jamz Blues Band first came across peoples’ radars when they came in second place at [...]

Charles Bradley Live at the Paradise

Charles Bradley Live at the Paradise

Charles Bradley is a man of soul in more ways than one. Besides having spent decades as a James Brown impersonator–one of the founding fathers of funk–Charles has opened a new chapter in his life, this time using his own name. Bradley has only been seeing his own name on the marquee before he takes [...]

!!! Live at The Sinclair

!!! Live at The Sinclair

Short-shorts showing miles of man-thigh, sweat glistening everywhere, and ceaseless hip gyrations: these sound like the ingredients for something seedy—instead they were some of the key aspects of the !!! show at the Sinclair on Thursday night, a concert experience that truly was out of this world. Then again, the unexpected is to be expected [...]

Laura Mvula at NonComm

Laura Mvula at NonComm

On the last day of the 2013 NonCommvention, Laura Mvula takes the stage around 7:30 PM. She and her band enter to a collection of instruments that have not been seen this week, which include a harp, cello, and upright bass. They all take their places at their respective instruments, and Mvula says hello and [...]

Wild Feathers at NonComm

Wild Feathers at NonComm

Wild Feathers were the first band of the final day at Non Comm, one of the nation’s signature non-commercial radio and music conventions. Although Wild Feathers are used to being one of the smaller band at major events like SXSW and a few Bob Dylan’s recent concerts, they’ve been making a big splash on the [...]

David Wax Museum at NonComm

David Wax Museum at NonComm

WERS is bringing you exclusive content from NonCommvention in Philadelphia all week long as we discover the hottest up-and-coming performers and celebrate established artists we love. David Wax Museum, by now a Boston-based favorite, took World Cafe in Philadelphia by its horns last night as one of the main acts at NonCommvention, the annual celebration [...]

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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